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.

  • NewsAggregateBusiness

    Las Vegas drew a record number of visitors last year, 42.9 million people, even more than tourism officials had predicted. The numbers were part of ...

  • NewsAllAggregate

    With almost 30,000 attendees from 35 countries and a record 800 industry stars set to participate, the annual AVN Adult Entertainment Expo arrives this week. ...

  • Dining

    With four restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip and a new TV production company, one of the world's biggest food media moguls just keeps getting ...

  • A&E

    In the past three seasons, the top-seeded teams have reached the big game, a streak that will run to four if the New England Patriots ...

  • NewsAllCulture

    You might think virtual reality is overhyped, poised to fade out and never penetrate the mainstream, but it’s gaining traction in commercial markets. Casino operators ...

  • Weekly Q&A

    "When someone who’s not used to looking at art is in a tour here at the Barrick and you see that light bulb go off, ...

  • Intersection

    Another piece of Vegas history now sleeps with the fishes.

  • A&E

    Despite some strengths, the SLS-staged show suffers in structure, execution and—especially in the case of Lovitz—content.

  • Industry Weekly

    The R&B legend begins a special engagement at the Flamingo on January 17.

  • Dining

    The Vegas beer scene is just getting better.

  • Dining News

    Plus, the Palm—not the Palms—starts Sunday Suppers, Crafthaus launches new flavors and the Westgate team is going to NYC.

  • Industry Weekly

    "I started off as a busboy at Rao’s New York at the age of 12—never thinking I was going to stay in the family business—and ...

  • A&E

    A few years ago, smart TVs were the hot ticket. This year there were virtual reality headsets everywhere.

  • Music

    The singer-songwriter performs at Caesars' Colosseum January 13 and 14.

  • Dining

    Nevada represents the 33rd state to gain distribution of the acclaimed Boulder, Colorado brews.

  • Dining

    Chef Hemant Kishore is dishing up unique Indian flavors and more.

  • Industry Weekly

    From Kendrick Lamar to DJ Snake and Richie Hawtin, there's something for everyone.

  • Industry Weekly

    The braised beef shortrib is always in style.

  • Industry Weekly

    Cedric Gervais, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Nicky Romero and Laidback Luke are just some of the new names at Wynn.