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CULVER CITY—The Hello Kitty 35th Anniversary Party festivities at Royal/T are wrapping up this weekend, with a host of events that sound delightful, but will probably be mob scenes. Tonight, it's Hello Kitty's Bats and Cats Masquerade, aka Goth Hello Kitty, starting at 8pm. Saturday, there are two fashion shows, 6:30pm and 8:30 pm. Royal/T is located at 8910 Washington Blvd. (310-559-6300) [Racked Inbox]
HOLLYWOOD—Our friends at FreakCity are totally throwing down tonight. Starting at 8pm, there’s shopping, DJs, complimentary hair and makeup by Sumo, and probably all kinds of surprises. Just RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org, and you're golden. 6613 Sunset Blvd. (213-446-5413) [Racked Inbox]
DOWNTOWN—It's a midafternoon art party! Cleveland Art, a group that specializes in vintage and recycled industrial design, is having a little whoop to celebrate fall, and a new industrial art opening. The party is this Saturday, from 4pm to 8pm, at 523 South Hewitt Street (310-940-4134) [Racked Inbox]
ECHO PARK—We love the current multitasking trend that combines shopping, socializing, and philanthropy-izing. Like Sunday's event at Warwick in Echo Park: Shop between the hours of 1pm and 7pm, and Warwick will donate 50% of their proceeds to Team in Training/Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Yes, there is awesome merchandise, drinky, and food. 1461 1/2 W Sunset Blvd, between Short Stop and Little Joy. (213-977-9266) [Racked Inbox]
FAIRFAX— We're paraphrasing Vice Magazine here, but does the "J" section of your bookshelf need some classing up? Funky bookstore Family is not only selling the new Spike Jonze book, Heads On & We Shoot: The Making Of Where The Wild Things Are, they're also having a meet and greet with the man himself. Sunday starting at 5pm. Family 436 N. Fairfax Ave. (323-782-9221) [Vice]