Your wish is this weekend’s command.
Portraits with J. Penry
What: The traveling New Yorker captures you and/or your pet’s likeness in his imaginatively off-kilter manner in a few short strokes while in town to celebrate his new show at TenOverSix.
Why: Get a little face time.
When: Studio, Sat., 9 p.m.-midnight (by appointment). Show, Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., noon.-5 p.m.
Where: Studio, 4949 Hollywood Blvd., entrance on Kenmore Ave., Hollywood. For an appointment, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Show, TenOverSix, 7427 Beverly Blvd., at N. Vista St., West Hollywood (323-330-9355).
What: Venice Beach roller-dancing pioneer Wendy Walz’s new live show on wheels featuring ten wild styles set to tunes spanning blues to French techno.
Why: Sk8 or die.
When: Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: Club 740, 753 S. Spring St., b/t W. Seventh & W. Eighth Sts., Downtown. Tickets online at ticketleap.com. Enter code MELON for $5 off ticket price.
Pizzette on the Patio
What: Raise a glass of prosecco and a piece of pizza or two (think prosciutto with arugula and Parmesan, homemade sausage and roasted red pepper) for the new $12 special at Cecconi’s.
Why: Pie under the sky.
When: Sun.-Thurs., 4-6 p.m.
Where: 8764 Melrose Ave., at Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood (310-432-2000).
Surface to Air Trunk Show and Sale
What: Shopping fete featuring jewelry, scarves, and tees, plus a make-your-own charm and chain pendant op.
Why: Remember to breathe.
When: Fri., 6-9 p.m.
Where: Creatures of Comfort, 7971 Melrose Ave., b/t N. Hayworth & N. Edinburgh Aves., West Hollywood (323-655-7855).
Society for Rational Dress Sample Sale
What: Everything — shoes, knits, T-shirts, silk dresses, leather vests — going for $65 or less.
Why: Very rational indeed.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Reserve, 255 S. Santa Fe Ave., at E. Third St., ste. 100, Downtown (213-613-0757).
Illustrations: J. Penry