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AVN Adult Entertainment Expo 2009

Even sex, at least the not-for-profit kind, is feeling the recession. But, as with other museums, big sponsors help.

Staying power

January 29th, 2009

Even sex, at least the not-for-profit kind, is feeling the recession. But, as with other museums, big sponsors help.

  • Nightlife

    It was a Dark and Stormy night: rum and ginger beer served over ice in red plastic cups. But by the time Emily and I ...

  • adult

    Playboy TV’s newest show premiered on January 10, and you may recognize some of the unsuspecting customers who walk into the VIP room of the ...

  • Porno Blog

    Snoop Dogg’s classic hit “Gin and Juice” played on the iPod as four Asian businessmen crowded around the Sergio booth at the Consumer Electronics Show ...

  • adult

    Just because Los Angeles is the epicenter of the adult industry doesn't mean Sin City's online adult talent can't help Vegas live up to its ...

  • As We See It

    This year Adult Entertainment Expo organizers expect to bring 30,000 porn professionals and their fans to town. But this year, the usually frivolous and party-filled ...

  • Nightlife

    In this business of skin, the past few years have seen more changes than a dancer can shake her silicone at.

  • Music

    The Killers’ frontman only plays three new songs from upcoming solo album The Desired Effect.

  • Dining

    The thing about pho is that it’s pretty much the same all over.

  • Music

    If he didn’t win you over from behind his turntables, his bear hug and wide smile would close the deal.

  • Nightlife

    The SLS’ new cool-down spot, from swordfish salad to Steve Angello.

  • Nightlife

    Local nightlife veteran Jesse Waits has kept Encore's megaclub XS on top six years after its debut.

  • Reviews

    Great, easy comfort food from the island of Guam.

  • Dining

    The expo has been around for 30 years. John Arena’s been there for 29 of them.

  • As We See It

    The new app might get better, but for now it has issues.

  • Arts & EntertainmentThe Smith CenterLas Vegas Philharmonic

    “I’m hoping ... maybe it can create a shift in the thinking of how things happen here. Brave is about changing your comfort zone.”

  • As We See It

    "That’s gotta be going through his head ... how he went from going places and now it turned very quickly. He’s doing a lot of ...

  • Dining

    From pambazo to pozole, this mom-and-pop eatery does it right.

  • A&E

    The retro-themed roller skating party is back in Vegas after taking a break in 2012.

  • Music

    Also, Tedeschi Trucks Band and Wu Tang's Ghostface Killah and Raekwon.

  • As We See It

    Las Vegas excels in over-the-top VIP packages, but the latest two surpass extravagance.

  • Dining

    Chef Brian Malarkey brings his upbeat, social eatery to the Strip on March 27.

  • Southern

    Even if your bracket is a mess, this drink is a safe bet.

  • As We See It

    Also, recent visitation numbers show gaming is down. Better luck next year?