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.

  • Kats Report

    The future of one of the Strip’s most successful and celebrated productions has spun into uncertainty.

  • Kats Report

    A project inspired by the great numbers of some of Broadway's legendary musicals, "Steve Wynn's Showstoppers" has abruptly set a closing date of Sept. 30.

  • Kats Report

    The Las Vegas rock musical that has outlasted a series of ownership and venue changes is set to pull the plugs and pack the amps ...

  • Kats Report

    Early this week, Clint Holmes made the off-handed remark, “Everyone’s shows are closing while mine is opening.”

  • Opinion

    Welcome to your new home, Oakland Raiders. OK, that’s more than a bit premature, but Las Vegas appears to have come up with …

  • Kats Report

    This week, Monday By the Numbers hits on Jennifer Lopez (wait, that came out wrong) and her added added dates at Planet Hollywood, David Copperfield ...

  • Kats Report

    Deepak Chopra is playing the big room at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts on Oct. 28.

  • Industry Weekly

    It's nothing less than an icon of late-night Vegas eats.

  • Arts & EntertainmentFeatured

    If anyone ever comes at me with a closet rod, and I also have a closet rod, I am like 60 percent sure I can ...

  • Kats Report

    Cirque’s stage shows opened 20 years ago with “Mystere” at Treasure Island, and with the most recent activity on the Strip completed, there is a ...

  • Kats Report

    The night was a celebration of Boston’s 40th anniversary and DeYoung’s remarkable verve even as he is now DeOld — 69, as he happily told ...

  • FeaturedCaesars PalaceLas Vegas Strip

    It’s hard to comprehend now what Caesars palace meant to Las Vegas when it first opened in 1966. It had just 680 rooms (today: 4,610) ...

  • Music

    Ahead of her show at the Cosmopolitan July 20, actress-turned-singer Hailee Steinfeld shared her thoughts on working with Zedd, making new movies and learning to ...

  • Intersection

    The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority recently invited artist Rich McCor to play in the city.

  • Opinion

    The Republican conclave in Cleveland was itself a tale of two cities. There were the best of times: the Trump children speaking about their father ...

  • Opinion

    We applaud Donald Trump for his promise, at the start of his acceptance speech as the Republican Party’s candidate for president, to set out “a ...

  • Music

    During a stripped-down, mostly acoustic segment, the trio delivered a lovely version of hit “Travelin’ Soldier.”

  • Nightlife

    And one club is opening this weekend. Get the details here.

  • Kats Report

    "I have been making these movies most of my adult life. I’m really proud of them and was really thrilled to come back and play ...

  • Intersection

    We spoke with Fagel about the positive and widespread reception of his poem "A Brief Note for Dallas" and the surprising maturity of Las Vegas.