Nothin's Shady 'bout Rihanna

For the first time since her brutal beating, Rihanna went out sans shades. No sign of her accused felon boyfriend Chris Brown either ... again.

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TMZ photogs got shots of Rihanna at Les Deux nightclub in Hollywood.

Our spies inside the club say she was taken to a private area where she and four girlfriends partied for about three hours.