opium den


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a building where opium is sold and used

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Her famous burlesque performances feature elaborate costumes and props, with her signature acts including a giant gilded powder compact, an opulent opium den and a martini glass that she bathes in, complete with olive sponge.
At the same time, he is hiding from his mother the fact that he is working at his uncle's opium den to make the money to pay for the nickelodeon's reopening.
London, Sep 28 (ANI): Burlesque beauty Dita Von Teese is set to perform her Opium Den routine at the Erotica show at London's Olympia in November.
Like the forbidden allure of an opium den, the modern speakeasy is a lush and dreamy stage of punched tin ceilings, dark wood paneling and potions swirling in glasses made luminous by the velvet light of flickering candles.
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Many people have woken up to the terrible side effects of the nationalism drug, but fear the withdrawal symptoms too much to kick the habit or allow themselves to be lured back into the opium den by charismatic pushers like Avigdor Lieberman or Khaled Meshaal.
In the first of two stories presented here, Errol Flynn discusses cock fighting in a Hong Kong Opium den.
We are told the setting has been updated to turn-of-the-20th-century bohemian Paris, complete with opium den, brothels and courtesans (7pm Saturday and Monday' 2.
This obsession makes the place sound like an opium den.
The Picture of Dorian Gray tells the story of a young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty and the added section includes Dorian's visit to an opium den.
I am in an opium den in the back alleys of Taipei where I have communed with Confucius for two days.
Would that it were such a hectic whirl, but sadly rather than spending my time in an opium den with louche men and ladies of the night I'm more often to be found in Homebase, dreaming of getting away for just one pint.
As Glass turned to opera, Reich to the art gallery, and Young to the opium den as social models," he opines, "minimal music appeared to have become a right-wing lapdog.
The prohibition-era US was awash with them - starting in the 20s but continuing for a couple of decades - and were a sort of hybrid musical opium den cum shebeen.
Small World takes in locations as diverse as an English parochial house and a Bangkok opium den - all sets constructed by Nigel and his team.