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October 12, 2005
A new nude club will open tomorrow (October 13) in North
Hollywood named Pink Diamonds. This is a new sister club to what used
to be Pleasures in
Pasadena (a topless club).
Zbone.com got a sneak peek of this yet to open (and under construction), two
story club with plenty of room to expand in the future. The location
has gated secured parking, as well as indoor parking to the right of the
club area. This would be great for bad weather situations.
Large dressing room with plenty of amenities
for the dancers.
As you enter the front door, there is a small lobby area to pay, and a
large room to the left which will be a adult book and lingerie store.
The club is to the right with a runway type stage in the center. The
large dressing room is behind the stage. The dressing room has mirrors
on the wall, a vending machine, lockers, magnifying mirrors, and other
amenities for the dancers. For now, the dancers will only pay a flat
house fee and keep all the lap dance money.
Bar shown on the left with stage shown in
the center and to the right. Dressing room is behind the mirrored
wall on the right.
The main area contains the stage, 2 lap dance areas ($20 topless and $40
nude), the bar, rest rooms, an indoor smoking room, and a VIP lounge area
with comfortable couches.
Until the grand opening in November or December, the cover charge will only
be $5 during the day and $10 at night (after 7pm). Pink Diamonds will
accept the Z-VIP card for free admission from day one. Drink prices
will range from $6 to $10 and for once, this "juice bar" will actually offer
real smoothies and cappuccinos as well as the normal soft and juice drinks.
Pink Diamonds plans on having monthly features and theme stage shows to
attract an upscale crowd. They will enforce their dress code and will
import dancers from all over the country.
Guarded optimism is what I have for the future of this club. So far,
everything looks like it might be on the right track. After their
initial opening, I'll visit the club and write a full review, then re-visit
again for the official grand opening. Stay tuned.
April 20, 2005
Deja Vu, Bakersfield
Once a year, the Deja Vu and Hustler clubs in Southern California put on
a contest between the clubs. Each club comes with a team of dancers,
managers and DJs and compete against each of the other club teams.
This year, the line up started with Deja Vu, Bakersfield which started with
a pole competition, then banana eating, and finally find the beads in the
mess of whip cream. The banana eating contest was my favorite part of
this team's display. Nothing better than watching two girls on their
knees eating a banana being held by a guy next to his groin area. The
whip cream was a big mess and it took the team about 20 minutes to clean up
Deja Vu, City of Industry
Next, up were the newbies from Deja Vu, City of Industry. They were
somewhat at a handicap since it's a new club and didn't have a lot of girls
to choose from. However, they put on a great show with the four girls
covered with gold, just like in the movie
They first started with a song by Dead
Can Dance wearing masks, feeding each other grapes, throwing rose
pedals around, then doing some double pole work with two girls on the pole
simultaneously, on both poles. Not as easy as it looks. In fact,
it didn't look easy, period.
Deja Vu, Ontario
Next up, Deja Vu, Ontario comes out with a punch and a half. First,
two Kung-Fu guys come on stage with fog and
Playstation game costumes on. Then a dragon comes out from the
back and travels around the audience.
Once the dragon gets onto the stage, four Kung-Fu girls comes out of the
dragon and stands in a line. They all drop their Kimono
simultaneously, to reveal and tattoo covered nude bodies. Nice.
I'm not into huge tattoos but the dropping of the Kimono was a nice fantasy
Next, the girls fight it out like Mortal
Kombat, then without explanation, decide that love is better than war
and start making out with each other. This part got so hot that I have to
just leave it to your imagination.
Finally, another dancer did some crazy pole work, then everyone did some lap
dances for the audience. The love action after the fighting was
clearly my favorite part of this presentation.
Hustler, Redlands with Paris (DOM June 2005)
and Brooklyn (DOM August 2005)
Next up, Hustler, Redlands came out with a knockout lineup with Paris (DOM June 2005, and Deja Vu Showgirl
of the Year 2005), Brooklyn (DOM
August 2005), Davina and Lindsey. The stage is set with lockers
and the girls come out and start exercising like they are at a gym to
Physical and Two of
Hearts. Just the image of 4 hotties wearing short shorts and
tennies were enough but when they started to do stretches and bends, it was
They took their clothes off, then sprayed water on each other, then
performed synchronized nude aerobics, and if that wasn't enough, got into
towels, and got friendly with each other, still using the water in the
bottles all to the
Flashdance Maniac song. Imagine Flashdance, times 4, with
water... nude. Nice.
Paris finished off with some of her legendary pole work that won her the
Showgirl of the Year award in 2005. At about this time, I was still in
some dreamland thinking about the Flashdance part of the show.
Next, up came the rocker girls from Huster, Westminster. They come
on stage with real instruments and lip synced to some head-banging rocker
They gave away a bunch of free stuff to the audience, then started to pour
Jagermeister (I assume it was fake) on themselves. It started getting
a little out of hand and I wasn't sure if it was part of the show or the
girls just got crazy and didn't care anymore.
There was liquid all over the place and the girls were all going at it.
I was hoping for some more cat fighting action but it was over before it
could get that far.
Deja Vu, North Hollywood wins competition
with Chicago review.
Finally, the last group was the home-team Deja Vu, North Hollywood taking
the stage that was decked out to look like the movie set for
Having seen the movie after the fact, I realize now that the entire set was
a re-creation of the entire scene from the movie, except that it with
nudity. At first, I didn't even realize that the girls were all
wearing crotch-less panties. During one of the dance numbers, all the
girls are on their hands and knees. This is when I realized that I was
not looking in the right place until then. All the dance moves from
the movie, as well as the entire soundtrack is lip-synced by the dancers in
a performance worthy of winning a Tony, or at least the X-rated version of
The judges performed their duties and the Chicago number by Deja Vu, North
Hollywood won first place and the $3000 prize money, along with bragging
rights for another year.
All in all, I've never seen so much work put into a strip club contest
before. This show is a must see for next year. Put it on your calendar
All photos courtesy Gordon Mui of
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