Wednesday, October 1, 2014

This Weekend

Go Vegas in LA with Cirque du Soleil, girl-on-girl action (in the rink) and a pool party.

Rollerball: Angel City Derby Girls
Hot girls in hot pants clash at an all-ages outdoor roller rink in the park.
Best seats: Arrive early to snag rinkside spots.
Sat 5p. YMCA, 11431 Magnolia Blvd., North Hollywood. $5. Nearby: Tokyo Delve's Sushi Bar; Pitfire Pizza Co.; Skinny's

Hunger Helper: S. Pellegrino Dine Out
Charity starts with the stomach. Enjoy three-course prix fixe meals at some of LA's best restaurants — including Lucques, Michael's and Crustacean — for just $35.
Eat well, do good: Pellegrino donates $1 per meal to Share Our Strength.
Aug. 23-30 at 27 LA restaurants. $25 lunch/$35 dinner. Check website for menus and details (some spots may not offer both lunch and dinner).

Must-See Show: Cirque du Soleil Corteo
Catch the amazing acrobatic feats of Cirque du Soleil's latest spectacle without schlepping to Vegas.
Membership privileges: Join the free Corteo Club to get info on pre-sale tickets and access to the VIP lounge before the show.
Aug. 23-Oct. 28. The Forum, 3900 W. Manchester Blvd., Inglewood (800-678-5440). $55-$90 regular, $210 VIP. Nearby: Coley’s Caribbean; Phillips Barbecue II; Woody’s

Pool Party: Sundays at The Standard Downtown
LA's best summertime pool party means chill-out DJ grooves, cabana lounging and the occasional topless sunbather.
Dropping names: The event is list-only, so book ahead here. Or maximize your walk-in odds with a 1:1 guy-girl ratio for your party.
Sun noon-1:30a. The Standard Downtown, 550 S. Flower St. (213-892-8080). $20, $10 before 1p. Nearby: Seven Grand; Ciudad; Philippe's

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