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Burlesque Artist Dita Von Teese on New Year's Eve Show and Other Things on Her Mind

With her delightfully sensual, visual stimulation, Dita Von Teese takes great pleasure in planning her glamorous shows, such as the new one she'll be performing New Year's Eve at downtown L.A.'s Orpheum Theater. The veteran striptease artist has worked on every aspect of her epic performances for years, from the exquisite sets and gorgeous costumes to the overall production, music and lighting. She's also a fashion icon, author, charity spokesperson and even has an album out....
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X-Rated Staying Power

Watching X perform live, it's impossible to shake the feeling that Exene Cervenka, Billy Zoom, John Doe and DJ Bonebrake will always give everything in their soul to the fans. The years keep passing but these four musicians leave every ounce of their creative being on the stage in each and every show....
Ajay Relan

Everyone Belongs at Hilltop Coffee + Kitchen

Ajay Relan is one of those rare guys who give a shit. One of the co-founders of #hashtaglunchbag, the restaurant entrepreneur has created a national movement that has fed thousands of hungry people in need of a meal and an inspirational message. Relan is fearless in his commitment to make a difference to his community, opening Hilltop Coffee + Kitchen in South Los Angeles with his business partner, Yonnie Hagos....
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