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Las Vegas Weekly contributor Julie Seabaugh joins Josh to wrap up the 2009 CineVegas film festival, including award winners, local films and festival highlights.

Podcast: Wrapping up CineVegas

June 17th, 2009

Las Vegas Weekly contributor Julie Seabaugh joins Josh to wrap up the 2009 CineVegas film festival, including award winners, local films and festival highlights.

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    CineVegas 2009 wrapped up last night with girls on rollerskates, a drive-in and a filmmaker family reunion in the heart of Las Vegas.

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    Willem Dafoe clocked his first visit to Las Vegas yesterday for the 11th Annual CineVegas Film Festival where he received the Vanguard Actor Award.

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    “Obama is a person that’s influenced by Marxists,” Jon Voight said on the red carpet before the CineVegas Honorees Reception. “We’re going to have to ...

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    A tiger, an old lady, Jon Voight and the MGM Grand...

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    “Jenna, Can I give you a sensual massage? Then I will talk about Jesus,” Found magazine creator Davy Rothbart reads from a note found on ...

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    When trying to attract attention for your film at CineVegas, sometimes you just have to stage a red carpet wedding. Objections, anyone?

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    Local film "Thor at the Bus Stop" showcased not only the talents of filmmaking brothers Jerry and Mike Thompson but also the talents of local ...

  • Fine Art

    It’s virtually impossible not to think of Joseph Conrad’s "Heart of Darkness" while watching "Sea of Darkness," a CineVegas documentary that chronicles the lives and ...

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    It’s no news flash that post-screening Q&A panels can be hit-and-miss, but put a reluctant, salty star on the phone and we're all ears.

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    “I’m sick of customers asking me for drugs!” whined a tan, blonde stripper in a grating, high-pitched voice to a fellow dancer.

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    After CineVegas' Jackpot Premieres party at Lavo, I can say I got quasi-hit-on by Jack Nicholson. How’s that for bragging rights?

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    The first night of CineVegas is like a high school reunion, but when the hangover kicks in the festival is just getting started.

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    Gordon Ramsay is too famous to do anything quietly, but he gave it a shot by soft-opening his fifth restaurant in Las Vegas on Jan. ...

  • Incidental Tourist

    I am best-suited to determine the exact geographic delineation of one of the most famous destinations in the world. (Okay, maybe not.)

  • Music

    "There’s no way we could cover everything we have. It would have to be a three-and-a-half-hour show."

  • A&E

    The enhancement will send riders chasing after an escaped alien. But don't fret, traditionalists—you can still ride headset-free.

  • Dining

    Corned beef bread pudding Benedict? Yes, please.

  • Music

    He’s done acid in Las Vegas, which he calls “a bad life decision.”

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    The incoming artists are better known in Ibiza, where dance music remains house-centric.

  • A&E

    Cole is expanding on his role as Charlie in "Black-ish" with the award-winning show's spin-off, "Grown-ish."

  • Nightlife

    The former Wynn executive has been appointed president of events and nightlife for MGM Resorts International.

  • Intersection

    Led Zeppelin, the Grateful Dead and Bob Marley all played concerts there.

  • Industry Weekly

    The in-demand hip-hop and R&B singer, writer and producer takes his talents to the Cromwell this weekend.

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    The hip resort hosts a pool hiring party on January 18.

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    Using elements of dance, contortion and gymnastics, this trio fits right in.

  • Weekly Q&A

    “Compared to my Ohio life, people are more positive here, more responsive to literary things.”

  • Dining

    Last year, four location added growler fill stations, rotating in kegs of Pizza Port’s Bacon & Eggs coffee porter, Lovelady’s peanut butter-laced Paleo Porter and ...

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    Potato pancakes, tortas, loco moco and more.

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    It could be a major spark for a new firestorm of entertainment in Las Vegas.

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    Tom Hanks plays Ben Bradlee, a born newspaperman whose only instinct is to publish the Pentagon Papers.

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    It could have been a scene straight out of a science fiction thriller.

  • A&E

    “I’m not competitive, but I do think I was the greatest strip-club DJ who ever lived.”