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WEST HOLLYWOOD—The Libertine is still pretty fashionable, right? Wednesday night, it's the site of a holiday drive to benefit the Covenant House. It's a good excuse to don your gay apparel (ie. shwanky holiday stuff) and help homeless youth in Los Angeles, with your donation of clothes, shoes, or flash drives. (Seriously, that's what the press release says.) RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. 8219 W. Sunset [Racked Inbox]
DOWNTOWN—It's a big-kid winter formal, Two Point Oh! LA style. The first annual SnowBall is this Saturday, from 8pm to midnight. Besides the opportunity to get super dressy, the evening provides other treats like an open bar, a photobooth, a beauty lounge, and beats. It's at the Penthouse Ballroom, 610 S. Main. For additional deets email TwoPointOhLA@gmail.com
ECHO PARK—If you've ever gone to the MAC counter and told the clerk, "I want to do smokey eye/cat eye/whatever trend," and gotten talked into buying $200 worth of product you didn't need and don't know how to use, this is for you: Rock Paper Salon is hosting a makeup tutorial class. Bring your makeup bag, tear pictures out of magazines, and two of Rock Paper's expert glamorizers will teach you how to do the look you want, at home, with the makeup you already have. We are totally vouching for this one (we've done it before): it's super-helpful, the gals are great, and it's a really good time. Class, cocktails and light nibbles for $75. Sunday and Monday, 7pm. For additional info, call Amy Moon at (213)250-0900. 1515 W. Sunset. [Racked Inbox]