Things to do for September 27, 2007

The Weekender

The Weekend Starts Here

You're ready for anything, but mostly for a weekend.

Friday
Swerve Festival
FRIDAY FEST

Swerve Festival

This three-day arts orgy is anchored at Barnsdall Art Park, but will also haunt the Vista and ends with live music at the Echoplex. Inside the Gallery Theater is what we like to consider the centerpiece—aka the beer and wine supply.

411: Sept 28-30, prices vary per event, Barnsdall Art Park, 4800 Hollywood Blvd (between Normandie and Vermont), Hollywood, tickets available here or 818-249-1428
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Saturday
Fred Segal Annual Sale
SATURDAY SPREE

Fred Segal Annual Sale

And you thought your last weekend was madness. Both Segal locations are filled with the trendsetteriest of trendsetting duds marked half-off.
411: Begins Sept 29, 8100 Melrose Ave (at Crescent Heights), West Hollywood, 323-651-4129; 500 Broadway (at 5th), Santa Monica, 310-458-8100

Chrysalis Benefit at John Varvatos
If you shell out for an Ernst Benz watch or print from Jim Marshall (the only photographer backstage at the Beatles' last show), 20% goes to charity—or just sample free food and tequila and think charitable thoughts.
411: Sept 29, 1-4pm, John Varvatos, 8800 Melrose Ave (at Robertson), West Hollywood, RSVP here or at 212-812-8088

AG Jeans Sample Sale
All jeans are 40-60% off. Sightings of beauties trying on designer denim don't cost a thing.
411: Sept 29, 9am-7pm, Sept 30, 10am-6pm, Siren Studios, 6063 W. Sunset Blvd (between Gower and Beechwood), Hollywood

Sunday
Abbot Kinney Street Festival
SUNDAY STREETS

Abbot Kinney Street Festival

Now put away those designer jeans you just bought. This street party, with four stages and more than 300 vendors peddling offbeat goods (you are in Venice), is about the holes in your jeans that appeared naturally.

411: Sept 30, 10am-6pm, Abbot Kinney Blvd (between Main and Venice), Venice, 310-396-3772

Wednesday
White Truffle Dinner at All' Angelo
WEDNESDAY TRUFFLES

White Truffle Dinner at All' Angelo

Sometimes you just need to cap off the weekend—on a Wednesday. You'll want to make reservations quickly to enjoy a tasting menu utilizing the season's first shipment of white truffles from Italy.

411: Oct 3, $180 per person (wine pairings $45 additional), All' Angelo, 7166 Melrose Ave (between Formosa and La Brea), West Hollywood, 323-933-9540

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