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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.

  • Joe Downtown

    Downtown Project made them an offer they couldn’t refuse. Sitting at his usual bar stool Thursday night in the bar at 917 Fremont St., co-owner ...

  • News

    Finding things to do in Las Vegas when you're not quite 21 can be daunting. You’re too old to gamble for stuffed animals at Circus ...

  • Dining

    Not since the Cosmopolitan has a Strip arrival brought a stable of high-profile restaurants like what SLS promises.

  • Music

    Little Dragon, Baauer, Kimbra among latest batch of LIB names.

  • Dining News

    Also, Sprouts is opening its fifth local market this month.

  • Music

    Plus the Violent Femmes and Train—on the same bill.

  • FeaturedLifestyle

    “I am not surprised you ended up there,” she says, and I know she’s not kidding. “You always were kind of a Vegas guy.”

  • A&E

    When Maren Wade gets to play the showgirl inside the cake, it's not quite the sweet experience she expects.

  • Music

    Although the two bands played for almost the same amount of time, NIN came off like the main attraction.

  • A&E

    Plans for a new museum? The restoration of his Vegas home? The famously flamboyant showman is back in the spotlight.

  • Reviews

    You’ll need multiple trips to adequately explore the fun food and drinks at Red Rock's new restaurant.

  • As We See It

    "I find most promoters and VIP hosts are professional and courteous—and I’m no bottle customer."

  • Dining

    The old-school snack is back, at least for a little while.

  • Music

    The crowd felt restrained, as if holding out for a moment to really let loose. For some, it never came.

  • Incidental Tourist

    Somehow, among giants like the Linq, High Roller and Cromwell, this little slice of strange still belongs.

  • As We See It

    Ever notice that drivers can’t access the parking lot from the welcome side? Yeah.

  • Music

    Also, a Phish pre-sale and an EDM bash at Brooklyn Bowl.

  • Music

    Ronald Corso and Downtown Project have partnered for the multi-faceted new music project.

  • Dining News

    The space where Little Buddha once thrived finally gets filled.