Birds do it, bees do it, even educated fleas do it.
What: Freewaves Festival of Experimental Media Arts rules the weekend with installations, screenings, music, walking tours, and nonstop parties.
Why: Hollywouldn’t it be nice?
Where: Schedule and locations at freewaves.org.
Hana Wa No Ni Aruyouni
What: Ai Yamaguchi mixes old and new Japanese aesthetics in her new paintings and installation, Flowers As They Are in the Field.
Why: Put the petal to the medal.
When: Sat.-Nov. 8. Reception, Sat., 6-8 p.m. Regular hours, Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Roberts & Tilton, 5801 Washington Blvd., b/t Fairfax & Ernest Aves., Culver City (323-549-0223).
L.A. Fashion Week Dossier
What: Go behind the seams with up-to-the-minute newsy fashion bits, show coverage, designer scoop, shopgirls, giveaways, parties, and borderline ridiculousness, too.
Why: Wear out your welcome.
When: Fri.-Oct. 17. All day and all of the night.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com/dossier.
Built by Wendy Sample Sale
What: Jackets, sweaters, and heaps of past season wares priced 50-80 percent off retail.
Why: If you Built it, they will come.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 7938 W. Third St., b/t Fairfax Ave. & Crescent Heights Blvd., Mid-City West (323-651-1902).
Showroom Sample Sale
What: Pay wholesale or less for pieces from Grey Ant, Manoush, Rory Beca, and other well-loved labels at the Chic Little Devil Style House.
Why: Naughty, naughty.
When: Thurs.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Where: 1206 Maple Ave., b/t 12th St. & E. Pico Blvd., ste. 1100b, Downtown.
What: Old Spider Club reinvented as a swank bar/courtyard/tented lounge with a menu from chef Jared Simons and live nights of burlesque, rock, Eastern Euro jams, and DJs.
Why: Hollywood loves a comeback.
When: Opens Sat. Mon., Wed. & Thurs., 8 p.m.-2 a.m.; Sat., 8 p.m.- 4 a.m.
Where: 1737 N. Vine St., b/t Hollywood Blvd. & Yucca St., Hollywood (323-462-1307 ).
Art Credit: Corina Gamma