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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.

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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.

  • Sports

    UFC 190 will break from the near constant of a fight card’s main event attracting the most betting interest. The prohibitive cost of backing Ronda ...

  • As We See It

    New York Reuben? Greektown Gyro? This year's finalists are pretty out there.

  • Dining

    Macadamia nut-crusted scallops, homemade waffle fries, the obligatory macaroni salad and more.

  • Incidental Tourist

    “Keep The Party Going!” it screams at you, as if Vegas needs help in that department

  • Nightlife

    Daiquiri insanity, crafts on tap and a rustic feel.

  • Reviews

    With dishes like the Spanish stew zarzuela and a nontraditional paella, chef Beni Velazquez is sticking to his creative culinary guns.

  • A&E

    Will the new Baz musical at Light Nightclub succeed when Broadway shows and other nightclub productions have failed?

  • Music

    "I don't think we got the chance to fully spread our wings."

  • Film

    Starring Christina Applegate and The Hangover's Ed Helms, it's a sad re-creation of a once-beloved comedy franchise.

  • Opinion

    Last year around this time I wrote an article highlighting a groundbreaking event at the Dry Lake Solar Energy Zone (SEZ), about 25 miles north ...

  • As We See It

    John Zemel became the first hop-head to achieve the bar's high honors.

  • As We See It

    Sobering stats: Project Know's new study points to the unpredictability of party drugs.

  • Music

    Crowd energy at MGM Grand Garden sags after the Canadian trio starts with too many newer songs

  • Dining News

    Plus: Honey Salt's Summer of Love, Border Grill's Top Chef Masters reunion dinner and Crush's "Forgive Me" menu.

  • As We See It

    “I realized people in Las Vegas would be wondering where those dark smoke clouds were coming from.”

  • Nightlife

    Remember the Whiskey Sky and Cherry nightclubs? Let’s bring ’em back.

  • Weekly Q&A

    For a man to be on the same level as a woman, they have to work twice as hard.

  • Featured

    Las Vegas prospector Jeff Williams will teach you to find gold on the streets and in Home Depot sand.

  • Dining

    A local bartender chats with Fernet-Branca's Edoardo Branca about the bitter amaro, his family's recipe and more.