Miss USA Nia Sanchez of Nevada competes in the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant preliminaries Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, in Miami.
Strip Scribbles: Miss USA Nia Sanchez of Nevada dazzles in national costume
Las Vegas:
Thursday, January 22, 2015
There were raves Wednesday night at the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant preliminaries for our hometown beauty Nia Sanchez, who after winning Miss Nevada USA went on to win Miss USA for our Silver State for the first time.
Kayden Kross, Stoya, Jesse Jane, Selena Rose and Bibi Jones arrive at the 2013 AVN Awards red carpet at The Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013.
Sex Scribbles at 2015 AVN/AEE: Jesse Jane, Kayden Kross, Joanna Angel, Tera Patrick
Adult Entertainment:
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Tattooed actress and film director Joanna Angel had her Burning Angel starlet Kleio Valentien on hand to promote her video “Vampire Cheerleaders.” She handed out copies of the DVD and displayed her Bondage Essentials line.
Cast members, including Ace Young as Joseph, Joseph's mother, played by Tricia Tanguy, and his father, played by William Thomas Evans, perform during "Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2015, in downtown Las Vegas.
Weekend best bets: ‘Joseph,’ Daniel Tosh and Big City Showdown
Las Vegas:
Thursday, January 22, 2015
The 2015 AVN/Adult Entertainment Expo and AVN Awards at the Hard Rock Hotel may be dominating Las Vegas’ entertainment headlines this weekend, but if that’s not quite your cup of tea, there are still plenty of options to enjoy in town.
Shania Twain and Robin Leach on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at Caesars Palace.
Shania Twain to release CD-DVD of Caesars Palace show March 3
Music:
Thursday, January 22, 2015
“This show has been my labor of love for over three years,” Shania said. “It has meant so much to me and was such a privilege to live out my visions on that stage, and it is so exciting to now get to share the whole experience with the fans all over the world!”
Wicked Girls Jessica Drake, Alektra Blue, Kaylani Lei and Samantha Saint at Tao in The Venetian on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013.
2015 AVN/AEE: Chatting with Jessica Drake, Joslyn James, Carter Cruise, Dana DeArmond
Adult Entertainment:
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Jessica Drake, who co-hosted the 2007 AVN Awards and was inducted into the AVN Hall of Fame in 2010, is nominated as Best Actress at Saturday’s awards. Her “Guide to Wicked Sex” and the major, big-budget feature “Aftermath” also are nominated.
Brody Jenner and "X Rocks" at the Rio cast members attend the 2015 AVN/Adult Entertainment Expo on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at the Hard Rock Hotel.
2015 AVN/AEE: Brody Jenner, ‘X Rocks’ girls, James Deen, tonight’s parties
Adult Entertainment:
Thursday, January 22, 2015
The distractions at the 2015 AVN/Adult Entertainment Expo are 44DD-sized — some even larger — as porn princesses wearing only stockings, high heels and very little else pose for fan photos and conduct their autograph sessions.
Calvin Harris spins at Hakkasan on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, in MGM Grand.
Calvin Harris to get $400K a night at Hakkasan, Omnia? Pharrell at Hakkasan, too?
Nightlife:
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Las Vegas insiders are agog this morning with rumors that in the continuing war among rival Strip nightclubs, The Hakkasan Group is about to announce that it has locked up 31-year-old superstar DJ Calvin Harris for a new, three-year exclusive deal on the Strip.
Fried chicken, cheddar waffles and cubed watermelon at Yardbird in the Venetian.
Ben Vaughn discovers Southern cooking treasure in Las Vegas
Guest Columnist:
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Southern food is simple. It’s not pretentious. It doesn’t attempt to try to be something it’s not. Its spirit is rooted in the generational passing down of recipes and techniques that, above all, taste great. Simple, classic, universal tastes that are not trendy.
Todd Bowman and Jesse Jane arrive on the red carpet for the 2014 AVN Awards on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas.
Porn princess invasion begins for 2015 AVN/Adult Entertainment Expo
Hard Rock Hotel:
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Day 1 of the 2015 AVN/Adult Entertainment Expo is today at the Hard Rock Hotel, and an estimated 500 sex starlets have arrived to primp, then pose for fans while selling their videos, sex toys and other porn paraphernalia.
2014 Miss Nevada USA Nia Sanchez, with Shanna Moakler, is crowned 2014 Miss USA at the 2014 Miss USA Pageant at Baton Rouge River Center on Sunday, June 8, 2014, in Baton Rouge, La.
Miss USA Nia Sanchez of Nevada preps for Miss Universe in Miami
Pageants:
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
The next 72 hours will be a nerve-wracking time for Miss Nevada USA beauty queen Nia Sanchez who went on to become the first Las Vegas and Silver State glamour girl to win Miss USA last year.
Carlos Santana and Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak with a proclamation and the Key to the Las Vegas Strip during a ceremony at House of Blues on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, in Mandalay Bay. Santana and Hermes Music U.S. were honored for their donation of 80 guitars to Monaco Middle School's music programs.
Strip Scribbles: Santana, ‘Caveman,’ NASCAR testing, Super Spartan Race
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Legendary guitar guru Carlos Santana is being rewarded for his Las Vegas contributions with a Key to the Strip before he resumes his House of Blues at Mandalay Bay residency tonight.
Cast members, including Ace Young as Joseph, Joseph's mother, played by Tricia Tanguy, and his father, played by William Thomas Evans, perform during "Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2015, in downtown Las Vegas.
Review: Joseph’s amazing ‘Technicolor Dreamcoat’ shines at Smith Center
Theater:
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
“Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” got off to a strong start and a standing ovation at the Smith Center on Tuesday night, with husband-and-wife “American Idol” finalists Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo shining in the lead roles.
Chef Shirley Chung.
Q+A: ‘Top Chef’ star Shirley Chung plans to bring Restaurant 28 to L.V.
Dining:
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Dinner at “Top Chef” contestant Shirley Chung’s new Restaurant 28 in Irvine, Calif., is worth every moment of the journey. The former Las Vegas chef jumped from relative anonymity here to national fame as a finalist on Season 11 of the hit Bravo cooking challenge.
Belladonna, Joanna Angel and Phil Varone at Deja Vu Adult Emporium in Las Vegas on Saturday, June 16, 2012.
Can’t make it to the porn expo? Check out Vivid Radio on Sirius XM
2015 AVN/AEE:
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Top XXX stars hosting four talk shows daily include Monique Alexander, Joanna Angel, Annie Cruz, Brandy Aniston, Dani Daniels, April Flores, Ash Hollywood, Veruca James, Tera Patrick and Tanya Tate.
Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan on the set of "Fifty Shades of Grey" due out Feb. 14, 2015.
Director of ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ parody is ready to shock, surprise Sin City sensibilities
Bally’s:
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
The newly assembled cast for the upcoming “Fifty Shades of Grey” parody “50 Shades! The Parody” meets today for its first script reading in advance of its opening next month at Bally’s.