Meet Dita Von Teese and Get Your Hair Did

Wednesday, April 22, from 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Dita Von Teese will host an “Out of the Ordinary” fashion event at the Way We Wore Boutique (334 S. La Brea Ave.). Dita is certainly out of the ordinary and will no doubt provide ample inspiration to revamp your look.

Lucky for you, Shades Hair Color Studio (144 S. Doheny Drive) is offering 10 percent off highlights for the month of April if you mention “spring into style.” Shades is the first non-toxic, all natural salon in Beverly Hills. To RSVP for the fashion event, e-mail

Cup of Java – As in Javanese Opera

Cup of Java is a series of performances by seven of Java’s most distinguished artists presented by UCLA’s Center for Intercultural Performance. The evening includes classical Javanese opera, theatrical dance, puppetry and Gamelan music that draws from Hindu and Islamic heritage and synthesizes energy, spirituality and emotion. The concert is April 18 from 8 p.m.–10 p.m. and costs $10 general admission, $8 for UCLA students.

Shelf Life: A Big Day for Small Press

Saturday, April 18, independent publishers, artists, writers and designers who have pushed the boundaries of popular culture will gather at USC for a bazaar and panel discussion. The bazaar, from 12 p.m.-4 p.m., is free and includes books, magazines, art, free food from a taco truck and a DJ set by Wendy Yao, artist and owner of Ooga Booga in Chinatown.

Want to Live in NYC for Free This Summer?

Educational Housing Services is offering summer housing scholarships to students and interns. You’d live in one of various locations in New York City from May 31-August 15 with 24-hour security, flat screen TV, high speed Internet, free local and international calls and A/C.

If you’re not one of the 10 lucky winners, EHS is also offering discounted summer rates starting at $700/month. So if you’ve always dreamt of living in the Big Apple, now’s your chance.