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2012 AVN: It’s time to party with porn stars in Vegas, baby

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Kaylani Lei, Jessica Drake, Kirsten Price and Alektra Blue of Wicked Pictures at Moon at the Palms.

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    AVN Adult Entertainment Expo 2011

    Adult film star Caudia Marie talks with fans at the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas Friday, January 7, 2011. Launch slideshow »

    The four-day festival of flesh, eye-popping pulchritude and shocking, sky-high short skirts and stilettos known as the AVN/Adult Entertainment Expo returns to town today and kicks off with the wanton women of Wicked. Jessica Drake, Kaylani Lei, Stormy Daniels and Alektra Blue will be on near-naked display in their lingerie nightclub outfits at Gallery Nightclub in Planet Hollywood for tonight’s first party.

    This morning, it’s like any other business for convention delegates, with leading attorneys at seminars dealing with everything from zoning laws to how to best use new social media. But this is the Adult Video Network and Adult Novelty Expo, so there’s a panel discussion about the ingredients that make up sex toys.

    How do you ensure that it’s 100 percent silicone? A bigger worry, though, is if parody porn has peril or potential. Porn’s power players are in town, among them Hustler honchos Theresa Flynt and Michael Klein and Vivid Entertainment’s controversial celebrity sex tapes chief Steven Hirsch, who is rumored to be dating Melissa Rivers.

    Today is trade only, but fans can attend Thursday afternoon and again Friday and Saturday. There will be a parade of preening princesses to meet for autographs and photographs; one star attraction is former Las Vegas dancer and Tiger Woods flame Joslyn James.

    Check back for our interview with adult superstar Bree Olson, Charlie Sheen’s one-time goddess, later today. Bree, Sunny Leone and comedian Dave Atell are the hosts of Saturday’s AVN Awards, the Oscars of the adult entertainment industry.

    Here’s the Royal Robin Rundown of all the sex-star appearances and porn parties:

    WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18, 2012

    The 2012 Adult Entertainment Expo begins at the Hard Rock Hotel and spreads across four days of decadent desires and delights.

    Wicked Pictures starlets Stormy Daniels, Alektra Blue, Jessica Drake and Kaylani Lei host at Gallery. Jessica has become a leading sex expert with the launch of her instructional DVD series “Jessica Drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex.”

    THURSDAY, JAN. 19, 2012

    AVN Awards hosts Bree Olson and Sunny Leone host their kickoff bash at Haze in Aria.

    Dylan Rider has “Eyes Wide Shut” carnal cravings for her fantasy Masquerade Ball and its deepest desires at Gallery.

    One-time Hawaiian Tropic beauty turned top porn princess Jesse Jane promotes her Diosa Tequila at Krave Nightclub in Planet Hollywood’s Miracle Mile.

    The AVN nominees for Best New Reality TV Series Host meet fans at Deuce Ultra Lounge in Aria.

    AVN Adult Entertainment Expo 2010

    The 2010 AVN Adult Entertainment Expo at the Sands Expo Center. Launch slideshow »

    2010 AVN Awards @The Palms

    Sasha Grey accepts an award during the 2010 AVN Awards at The Pearl in the Palms on Jan. 9, 2010. Launch slideshow »

    Sapphire Gentleman's Club hosts AEE after-parties Thursday and Friday.

    FRIDAY, JAN. 20, 2012

    Adam & Eve’s Official Party features adult-film starlets Lisa Ann, Lexi Belle, Nikki Benz, Tori Black, Kagni Lynn Carter, Sophie Dee, Teagan Presley, Andy San Dimas and Alexis Texas at the new RPM Nightclub in the Tropicana.

    Sultry and seductive Jenna Haze, who runs her own Jennaration X Studios, is at Chateau Nightclub & Gardens in the Paris.

    Voluptuous Stormy Daniels high heels it to her own beat at LAX in the Luxor.

    Scorching hot duo Destiny Dixon and Angie Savage make it a sizzling night at Gallery.

    Vivid Vodka and Vivid Entertainment host a meet-and-greet with Sunny Leone at Crazy Horse III.

    SATURDAY, JAN. 21, 2012

    It doesn’t get more extraordinary than the 2012 AVN Awards in the Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel. The envelope, please! I’d like to thank my mom and dad for making it possible for me to get this award for double …

    Sexy starlets Chanel Preston, Bibi Jones and Tia Cyrus will be the Twitter correspondents for the AVN Awards tweeting candid photos, comments and even answering fan questions from the red carpet, in the audience and backstage.

    Bree Olson hosts an after-party at Gallery.

    Ron Jeremy hosts an after-party at Crazy Horse III.

    Allie Haze and Chyna, two of Vivid Entertainment's top stars, host the studio's after-party at Body English in the Hard Rock Hotel presented by Vivid.com, Vivid Vodka and AVN.

    Jesse Jane’s official AVN Party with Diosa Tequila Girls is at Pure in Caesars Palace.

    Katie Morgan -- AVN winner, radio host and "Entourage" guest star -- hosts at Tabu Ultra Lounge at MGM Grand.

    Thirty Kink Bomb girls host the official AEE After-Party at Chateau.

    SUNDAY, JAN. 22, 2012

    Burnin’ Angel Brunch with Joanna Angel and her BurningAngel.com co-stars Krystal Kaos, Jessie Lee and Kleio is at Chef Sammy DeMarco’s First Food & Bar in the Palazzo and orchestrated by “Eating Las Vegas” author and food critic Al Mancini.

    Al is America’s premiere punk-rock food writer and has covered AVN for 15 years, and Joanna, the “Queen of Alt-Porn,” is a fan of fine food, too, so they put together the special menu items and drinks.

    We will have reports and photo and video coverage throughout the convention, plus the parties, award show and red carpet festivities, so check back often.

    Robin Leach has been a journalist for more than 50 years and has spent the past decade giving readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground.

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