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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.

  • Dining News

    TV celebrity chef Robert Irvine, host of the Food Network’s “Restaurant: Impossible” who has tackled some of the toughest culinary challenges, is opening his first ...

  • Breaking News

    Downtown Las Vegas’ Fremont Street has come a long way in recent years. It still lags other big cities’ urban cores, but an ingredient that ...

  • Kats Report

    When we refer to the scene in VegasVille as a participation sport, the overnight opening-night party at Jewel is what we’re talking about. The club ...

  • Kats Report

    Taking the lead from his legendary father, Bill Boyd, the founder and executive chairman of Boyd Gaming, continues to enrich the community with his vision ...

  • Kats Report

    Bobby Baldwin has long been a master at turning a profit at 2 p.m. Now he’s focused on 2 a.m. ...

  • As We See It

    How much will it cost? How do I avoid paying for parking for now? The Weekly has the answers.

  • As We See It

    Once the acquisition is complete, what will Station Casinos do with the Palms? Naturally, we have a few ideas.

  • Kats Report

    The lineup of the 2016 Electric Daisy Carnival has been announced, and the field of artists rivals the great expanse of the host venue, Las ...

  • Kats Report

    Once more the lineup of shows was uniquely VegasVille. Early in the night, it was ventriloquist Paul Zerdin with his “Mouthing Off” show at Planet ...

  • Kats Report

    Lionel Richie’s initial run at Axis at Planet Hollywood sold well enough to spark speculation that he’ll extend beyond the announced dates this fall. ...

  • Kats Report

    Say this for Robert Irvine: When he hangs out at the Trop, he really hangs out at the Trop. The star chef who hosts Food ...

  • Kats Report

    The Kats Report Bureau at this writing is Beach Cafe at Tropicana Las Vegas on Monday night. The news out of this building tonight is ...

  • Kats Report

    Tony Bennett recalls what it was like for singers in the early days of Las Vegas. Which is to say, there was not a lot ...

  • As We See It

    Nothing short of a spectacle was expected. The 40-minute left-turn wait on Durango Drive was understandable.

  • Music

    Singer Klaus Meine doesn’t just hit the high notes, he knocks ’em over the fence into the bleacher seats.

  • Reviews

    Niu-Gu is far from formal, but the food achieves a level of Chinese-restaurant sophistication usually found only within Strip casinos.

  • Kats Report

    The man who sings “Fire Woman” can be a flame-thrower onstage. But in conversation, Ian Astbury feels more like a candle, warm and calm. “I’m ...

  • Industry Weekly

    Knowing how crucial Aria’s club component would be, Hakkasan Group set out to blow minds, just as they did in creating Omnia at Caesars Palace.

  • Featured

    Larry Ruvo's examined life, from busboy to great benefactor of Las Vegas.

  • Dining

    Celebrity chef Rick Moonen experiences the South Point restaurant's classic perfection.