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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.

  • A&E

    The immediate message from the show’s producers is that it will resurface in Las Vegas and the move is because the show is seeking a ...

  • As We See It

    Standing outside Euphoria Wellness in the southwest valley, Joe LaMarca beamed as he recounted all the work it took to hang a banner above his ...

  • A&E

    We are so fully aware of Celine Dion’s family and life story because she has grown so naturally into our own Las Vegas community. She ...

  • Dining

    The weather wasn’t the only thing that was hot and sizzling Wednesday night at Border Grill, as “Top Chef Masters” cheftestants Susan Feniger and Mary ...

  • As We See It

    Steaks by the pool and a llama in the game room—welcome to the new Las Vegas Hostel.

  • The Sunday

    The Riviera has closed, but it will not be forgotten. Parts of it will remain on display elsewhere, and for now the building is still ...

  • Stage

    There are 1,500 people at Super Summer Theatre on this August night, but referring to this gathering as a “crowd” is not right. It’s a ...

  • As We See It

    President Obama’s trip to Las Vegas to speak at Harry Reid’s Clean Energy Summit may have been a chance for Obama to connect with supporters. ...

  • Weekly Q&A

    The longtime managing partner of XS and Tryst has moved on to the Alon hotel and casino, planned to open in 2018.

  • A&E

    The most recent champion of “America’s Got Talent,” the 27-year-old Mat Franco celebrated his grand opening Friday night at the Linq Hotel. The room was ...

  • Dining

    Get ready for an end-of-summer beer bash August 28-30 at Mandalay Bay Beach.

  • As We See It

    “It’s not about the person’s pre-existing skill set as much as their motivation.”

  • Education

    As a woman who’s been involved in government and corporate America for decades, I’ve been speaking and writing about the role of women ...

  • Music

    Concerts, films, albums, books! Your guide to the cultural onslaught from Labor Day through Thanksgiving.

  • Incidental Tourist

    If you’ve spent any time inside the D or the Golden Gate, it’s easy to see why this deal should be great for Fremont Street.

  • Music

    Fetty Wap, David Gilmour, Joanna Newsom and more—plus who’ll be the next artist to sneak an album onto the Web?

  • Dining News

    New owners Jeffrey Fine and Sam Marvin are planning new concept for the Downtown space.

  • Print

    From a new Patti Smith memoir to the completion of a Sinatra bio, these books will keep you busy.

  • A&E

    Improvising is a showgirl necessity. Shows don’t always go according to plan and when that happens, it’s a showgirl’s job to make sure the show ...

  • As We See It

    The celebrity chef's foundation has now funded 10 Books for Kids libraries around the country.