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What do you get when you cross drag queens with dining? A show not to be missed at metro Atlanta's newest club, Lips Atlanta, promising "delicious food, signature drinks and a Las Vegas style female impersonator show."

Lips, with venues in New York City, San Diego and Fort Lauderdale, opens its newest location in Atlanta/Brookhaven on Friday, Sept. 20. And during its opening weekend, on Sunday, Sept. 22, Lips hosts its fundraiser to benefit Joining Hearts, an organization that raises funds to help those with HIV/AIDS. Tickets are $30 in advance through www.joininghearts.org/lipsatl or $40 at the event with 100 percent of ticket proceeds to charity.

Lips Atlanta's address is 3011 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30329.