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  • Do Good

    Walk With a Purpose at the 28th Annual AIDS Walk

    By Faryn Duncan

    Join Aid for AIDS of Nevada, Penn & Teller and many more at the annual event as they hope to raise more than $350,000 to help fund education and prevention services for locals affected by the disease.

  • Do Good

    HIV-positive Woman Finds Support in Aid for AIDS

    By Michael Lyle

    The nonprofit offers case management, personal guidance counseling, health education, financial assistance, nutrition guidance and transportation for those living with HIV/AIDS.

  • latest

    AFAN’s Black & White Party Celebrates 30 Years

    By Xania V. Woodman

    What's black, white and red all over?

  • Style

    Meet the Five Candidates For AFAN’s Black & White Fashion Icon Award

    By Kayla Dean

    Dressing monochromatic never looked so good, thanks to the five nominees for AFAN’s Black & White Fashion Icon award. The accolade will be presented at Aid for AIDS of Nevada’s marquee annual event, the Black & White party, which celebrates its 29th year on August 29.

  • With the DJ

    Partying With the Perry Twins

    By Ian Caramanzana

    Now entering its 29th year, the Aid for AIDS of Nevada’s Black & White Party seeks to create a dance experience to add its outrageous costumes and food and beverage options. One of the acts slated to spin the charitable event August 29 at The Joint in Hard Rock Hotel is Los Angeles-based gay DJ duo, the Perry Twins.

  • Seven Days

    AIDS Walk, Earth Day and More This Week

    By Bob Whitby

    Who put some of the nation’s most notorious mobsters behind bars? The IRS, that’s who. If that’s surprising to you on this, the day after tax day, then perhaps you should attend the latest installment of the Mob Museum’s Courtroom Conversation series at 8 p.m.

  • The Hit List

    This Week’s Most-Wanted Events: Call of the Wild, Sharknado, Black & White Party

    By Camille Cannon

    Art collective ISI Group takes over Brooklyn Bowl once again, this time for a Call of the Wild-themed show and auction on August 27.

  • The Look

    Litigator Marek Bute Keeps It Classic for AFAN Black & White Party

    By Jessi C. Acuña

    My name is the Polish version of Mark, and it stands for “war-like,” which is perhaps appropriate for a litigator. It wasn’t until I left for college that I really started appreciating it as part of my identity.

  • Style

    Black and White and Glam All Over

    Who’s the fairest charity supporter of them all? As part of Aid for AIDS of Nevada’s 27th annual Black & White Party, Nevada’s oldest and largest AIDS service organization is partnering with Vegas Seven sister magazine Vegas/Rated to crown a Black and White Fashion Icon. Of the five contestants shown in the gallery below, one will win a $1,000 Macy’s gift certificate. Let us know your favorite in the comments section below.

  • LGBT

    J.Son (pronounced Jay-dot-son) Dinant is probably best known for his video blog,, and more recently as the host of Temptation Sundays pool party at Luxor. He also owns the successful and popular gay nightlife resource and free app, You can find out more about J.Son at

  • The Look

    Earl Shelton

    What he’s wearing now: Chadburry Mr. White slim-fit shirt, Stitched XXXX Collection Zegna sport coat and pants, Creative Recreation black sneakers, Michael Lamont custom bow tie and Cuffwear Salt & Pepper cuff links. Style icons: Dior, Louis Vuitton, Tom Ford, Gucci, Prada and Chanel.

  • Society

    It’s Black & White

    More than 3,000 people attended the Black & White Party in The Joint at the Hard Rock on Aug. 21. Presented by AFAN (Aid for AIDS of Nevada), the party helps fund the fight against HIV/AIDS. Drinks and dining stations were in abundance, and entertainment went nonstop. Tom Clearwater, vice president of the Hard Rock, welcomed the crowd, which included Miss Universe pageant contestants.

  • Red Angels

    The colors may be stark, but the Black & White Party is never boring. Instead, this major fundraiser for Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) remains—even after 24 years—one of the hottest events on the Las Vegas social calendar. And the 2010 version (9 p.m. Aug. 21 at The Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel, $35, looks to be another spectacle of fashion and frolicking. From DJs to bankers to self-described “winos,” partygoers can expect to see the unexpected, with a diverse array of characters coming out to support one of the city’s most beloved organizations.