Class is now in session.
Sprinkles Message Boxes
What: Get your deliciously frosted point across with letter- and icon-topped cupcakes; choose from standards (HAPPY BDAY, BFF 4EVR) or make your own (GDAY M8, UR FRKKIN GR8).
Why: You’ll eat your words.
When: Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 9635 Little Santa Monica Blvd., b/t N. Bedford & N. Camden Drs., Beverly Hills (310-274-8765).
Goldbear Academy Student Salon
What: Chance it with stylish pupils from the new modern beauty school for hairdos ($6 blowouts, $20 color), facials ($11-$30), and nails ($7 manis).
Why: They’ve got it on locks.
When: Tues. & Thurs., 9 a.m.-1 p.m. & 5-9 p.m.; Wed. & Fri., 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-1 p.m. & 3-7 p.m.
Where: 2000 Hyperion Ave., b/t Lyric Ave. & Landa St., Silver Lake (323-522-6062).
DRINK (and READ)
What: Sip Oakland’s finest Blue Bottle Coffee or a cuppa from Art of Tea within the new extension of the independent record and bookshop.
Why: A line has been drawn.
When: Sun.-Thurs., 7 a.m.-7 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 7 a.m.-10 p.m.
Where: 1103 Abbot Kinney Blvd., at Westminster Ave., Venice (310-399-5544).
Peril in Perfection
What: Claire Oswalt’s new collection of wood and graphite puppets and marionettes make up her second sculptural drawings solo show.
Why: Pull some strings.
When: Thru Oct. 31. Opening reception, Sat., 6-8 p.m. Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Taylor De Cordoba, 2660 S. La Cienega Blvd., b/t Venice & Washington Blvds., Culver City (310-559-9156).
What: The good ole South heads out west to Elysian Park with fried catfish, baby back ribs, and live music.
Why: Get back to your grass roots.
When: Sat., 1-8 p.m.
Where: 2010 Stadium Way, b/t Scott Ave. & Academy Rd., Elysian Park.
What: All the news that’s fit to post (and then some) from NY Fashion Week. Designer interviews, well-dressed antics, stylish predictions, soundtracks, giveaways, and word from the front row.
Why: You might just put the win in Swindle.
When: Updated throughout the day, now thru Sept. 18.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com/dossier.