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WeHo's Risque DBA Goes Down for the Count

What will happen to the iconic space next?

Outside DBA, West Hollywood
Outside DBA, West Hollywood

DBA, which was founded back in 2013 with Beau Laughlin, Michael Jay, and Todd Palmerton at the helm (plus investment from Dilip Bhavnani) has closed it doors for good as of late May, reports WEHOville.

Originally conceived to be a nightclub without the typical mores of being a nightclub, the early shows featured everything from artsy shows curated by Simon Hammerstein (which featured full frontal nudity at times) to "For the Record," whereupon songs would commemorate the films of Quentin Tarantino.

As for what's happening with the iconic space next, current controller Bhavnani can't say as per his lawyer's recommendation. Prior to DBA, the building had also been a jazz club in the 1950's, a strip joint, lesbian bar called Peanuts, and nightclub Voyeur.

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