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.

  • NewsAllAggregate

    The front door to a house in a Summerlin subdivision opens, and Marie Shannon smiles and welcomes Quan Chanthavong into her home. The 34-year-old delivery ...

  • NewsAllSports

    If you’re worried about being priced out of attending a Vegas Golden Knights home game during the team’s inaugural season, you can rest easy.

  • NewsSportsAggregate

    The Las Vegas City Council approved a lease agreement this morning allowing a professional soccer team to play at Cashman Field starting in March 2018. ...

  • NewsSportsAggregate

    The Golden Knights practice facility, slated to open for training camp in September, will be named City National Arena, the team announced today. A multiyear ...

  • DiningFeaturedCelebrity

    The MasterChef judge has already conquered New York City, Toronto and Las Vegas, and plans to set up shop in LA next year.

  • Intersection

    We knew there would be zombies, but we didn’t know how we’d encounter them.

  • A&E

    The transaction gives Cirque another well-known creative asset and should provide BMG with the resources and vision to expand its show to new parts of ...

  • Reviews

    The attentive staff cooks everything for you, so you don’t have to guess when your food is ready.

  • Music

    You know what’s going to happen, what it’s going to sound like and feel like, but it can still catch you by surprise.

  • A&E

    Here is what magician and author Penn Jillette packs on every trip ...

  • Industry Weekly

    "I’m having the time of my life up there, and what better place to have it than Sin City? Vegas has a special place in ...

  • Music

    The Los Angeles County coroner says Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington, who sold millions of albums with a unique mix of hard rock, hip-hop and ...

  • Music

    A friend of mine had a business opportunity … He wanted to do something with MTV and promote it to young girls. He thought we ...

  • Dining

    For $20 more you can get unlimited mimosas or rum punch or bloodys or Champagne or margaritas or beer. Now we’re brunching, people.

  • Industry Weekly

    The one-man entertainment empire is bringing music and vibes to the Planet Hollywood pool

  • Intersection

    What was behind the sudden end of the ladies' wrestling show once staged at the Riviera—and does it have to do with Pia Zadora?

  • Featured

    A furniture expert, a luthier, a neon master and an electronic whiz.

  • Music

    “We’re, to some degree, celebrating life. The fact that we’re all still alive.”

  • Intersection

    I’ve been using Waze for my daily Downtown-to-Henderson commute for the past month. The results, so far, have been mixed.

  • Fine Art

    Six times larger than in years past, the nearly-30,000-square-foot, two-story retail space will be transformed into an immersive playground for the adventurous.