There’s nothing like a dirty garden party.
Kiki de Montparnasse Garden Party Music Series
What: Until summer’s end, the pleasure purveyor hosts live performances in its garden, complete with bubbly and aphrodisiac tastings. Visit romance salons for inspiration, and snag up to 70 percent off select sexiness.
Why: Pop into the erotic portrait booth to try the flimsies and get a commemorative Polaroid for, um, sharing.
When: Every Sat., noon-7 p.m.
Where: 8280 Melrose Ave., b/t N. Harper & Sweetzer Aves., Melrose (323-951-9545).
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Spin Hollywood at Mondrian
What: Get ready to channel your inner Forrest Gump at the ping-pong-themed bar from NYC. Slap some balls around between sips of Blueberry Tochi to the in-house tunesmith.
Why: The pedigree. It’s owned by three famous partymongers and Oscar winner Susan Sarandon. Todd Oldham decorates for the winning point.
When: Opens July 21. Sun.-Wed., 11 a.m.-midnight; Thurs.-Sat., 11 a.m.-2 a.m.
Where: 8440 W. Sunset Blvd., at Oliver Dr., Hollywood (323-848-6000).
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L.A. Flea Market Grand Opening
What: Hosted by FM legend Rick Dees, this ginourmous open-air market has more than 500 vendors hawking everything from Michael Jordan’s gear to ecofriendly anything.
Why: Nosh on Canter’s Deli, Komodo, and more with live tunes from outfits such as The Broken Numbers Band.
When: Sun., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Dodger Stadium, 1000 Elysian Park Ave., at Stadium Way, Echo Park. Info at 866-966-9495. Tickets ($5-$25) online at thelafleamarket.tix.com.
Comme Ça’s Hourglass Menu
What: The French brasserie serves deeply discounted apps ($8-$9) plus beer and wine at 50 percent off, so you can dine and drink like a Francophile but save like an American.
Why: Order the Peruvian bay scallop ceviche and poutine (complete with Vermont cheddar curds and an egg sunny side up), then wash it down with a Rye Smash (lemon, honey, mint) for $6.
When: Mon.-Sun., 5-7 p.m.
Where: 8479 Melrose Ave., at La Cienega Blvd., West Hollywood (323-782-1104).
Photo: Courtesy of Kiki de Montparnasse