SOURCE: Erotica LA

June 22, 2006 16:48 ET

Ooh... Viva La Diva! Learn How to Be a Dominant Diva at the 10th Annual Erotica LA

June 23-25 at the LA Convention Center

Enhance Your Sensual Radar With Sex-ucational Seminars and Workshops Taking Place All Weekend!

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 22, 2006 -- Get some titillating tutoring with sexy seminars and "how to" workshops when top LA-based dominatrix Georgia Payne and Cosmopolitan and Redbook sex writer Julie Taylor teach guests "How to be a Dominant Diva," at Erotica LA (ELA), the largest Erotic shopping metroplex and cultural event to hit Los Angeles, taking place June 23-25 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Get the scoop on kinky sex tricks and edgy role-play games designed to pump up the passion with the hot authors of the book, "How to Be a Dominant Diva!" Topics include spanking tips and bondage bits and ways to trick out your toy box! Payne will also bring along her spanking horse for anyone daring enough to give it a try and a Q&A session will follow the presentation! A free Dominant Diva paddle will also be given to the first 20 guests! Classes will be held on Friday, June 23 at 7pm and Saturday, June 24 at 8pm.

Even more seminars are available compliments of The Pleasure Chest, LA's first sex toy boutique, with the entire "WE KNOW SEX" Seminar Series. Join the team of knowledgeable sex educators as they teach audiences how to enhance romance and delve into erotic topics such as sensual massage, female orgasm, Tantric Sex and more. Geared to both couples and single men and women, topics include "Love Bondage," "Knowing How to Ask For It," "The Practical Guide to Striptease," and much more. The complete seminar schedule is as follows:

--  Friday, June 23
    --    How to be a Dominant Diva: 7pm to 7:30pm
    --    Oral Sex: A Discussion of Pleasure & Technique: 9pm to 9:40pm

--  Saturday, June 24
    --    Love Bondage: 1pm to 1:40pm
    --    Tantric Journey: Awaken Your G-Spot: 3pm to 3:40
    --    A Straight Girl's Guide to Sleeping With Chicks: 5pm to 5:40pm
    --    A Practical Guide to Striptease: 6:45pm to 7:25pm
    --    How to be a Dominant Diva: 8pm to 8:40pm

--  Sunday, June 25
    --    The Big One! The Truth and Lies of Female Orgasms: 1pm to 1:40pm
    --    Loving Touch: Sensual Massage: 2pm to 2:40pm
    --    Naked Chocolate: The Astonishing Truth About The World's Greatest
          Aphrodisiac: 3pm to 3:40pm
In addition to these seminars, fans can meet sex symbol Jenna Jameson and hot alternative rock star Dave Navarro (Jane's Addiction, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Camp Freddy, Panic Channel) when Navarro hosts his three-hour Indie 103.1 show live from the show floor on Saturday, from 6pm to 9pm. Daily appearances will also be held by Jenna Jameson and her Club Jenna Girls. And take some time to experience the best in erotic photography when ELA hosts their first-ever photographic gallery. Leading erotic photographers Andrew Blake and Justice Howard and famed rock photographer Henry Diltz present their works of art as they host their own slideshows.

Also, enjoy some fantastic stage shows including a Forplay Fashion Show, Lingerie Fashion Show, Leather and Lace Fashion Show, The Hollywood Men exotic dance troop, a stripper showdown and a Burlesque Show. ELA will also feature other great highlights including Vivid's "Debbie Does Dallas... Again" Cheerleader Tryouts; the 3rd Annual Exotic Dancer Showdown, daily appearances by the "Wicked Girls," and will host the first-annual Fans of Adult Media Entertainment (FAME) awards taking place on Saturday, June 24 at 9pm.

This year, a new exciting show floor is divided into two zones: The Sensual Zone for women and couples who want to enhance their love life and romance, and the X-Zone, representing the spicy and more risqué side of erotica and featuring the most erotic merchandise on the market from adult entertainment to the steamiest clubs in LA.

Erotica LA, now in its 10th consecutive year, is world-renowned for introducing new products and concepts in the world of erotic entertainment. Over the past decade, erotic entertainment has become more accessible to the public and the erotic industry has become the subject of mainstream network and cable shows. Erotica LA is one of the first conventions to take this mainstream entertainment to the public. Erotica LA brings together exhibitors and consumers in the most newsworthy and entertaining event of the year!

To register as a media representative, please visit and download the media registration form or email

For exhibiting information please visit or contact Bonnie Shapiro at (818) 718-5788 x103 or via email at

Erotica LA tickets are on sale The cost is $30 per person, per day, and $60 for a three-day VIP discount pass. Show schedule is as follows: Friday, June 23 -- 4pm-11pm; Saturday, June 24 -- 11am - 11pm and Sunday, June 25 -- 11am - 6pm.

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