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DOWNTOWN—The women behind newish LA-based art site The Tappan Collective are throwing a party at the Standard Downtown tomorrow evening. It starts at 7pm and will include a performance by local singer/songwriter Nite Jewel. RSVP to email@example.com to attend. [Racked Inbox]
BEVERLY HILLS—Jewelry designer Alberto Parada is hosting a trunk show tomorrow night at the Avalon Beverly Hills at 9400 West Olympic. Stop by from 6 to 8pm to see his fall 2012 collection while sipping free champagne; RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the guest list. [Racked Inbox]
BEVERLY GROVE—Fans of surfing legend Kelly Slater might want to mark this event down in their calendar. Slater, plus a long list of other talents like Tom Curren, Jordy Smith, Lisa Andersen and Lakey Peterson, will be in the house at the Channel Island flagship store at 8175 Melrose Avenue for the 4th Annual Channel Island Surfboard Party. The event kicks off at 7pm Friday and will feature a live performance by Matt Costa and a DJ set by Midnight Surfer. [Racked Inbox]