Summer fun is burning hot about now with a slew of big bashes, many of them marking the not-so-timid Leo birthday contingent. Here, the best of the batch, kicking off what is sure to be an action-packed August.


Party with ninjas: Studio 69’s Pirates vs. Ninjas dance and dress-up affair is always a don’t miss, matey! EDM and dubstep sounds and sexy costumes make it killer whichever wicked character you prefer.

Party with Some Girls: In celebration of Mick Jagger’s birthday (and Lina in L.A.’s too!), the city’s sexiest dancers will get their rocks (and tops) off for Rolling Stones Burlesque. Dancing with Mr. D — actually DJs Jason Lavitt and Apollo Staar — to follow. More surprises promised.

Party with Pulp: Don’t Knock the Rock, FYF, Cinespia, Cinefamily and the Ace Hotel have joined forces for the premiere of the documentary Pulp: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets, which will see the director and none other than Mr. Jarvis Cocker himself in attendance. Q&A and Pulpy revelry for un-common people sure to go down after.

Pirates vs. Ninjas: ROSE ROOM? 
6356 Hollywood Blvd., 2nd floor,? Hollywood, Friday, August 1, 10 p.m.-3 a.m., $20-$25?

Rolling Stones Burlesque: DRAGONFLY? 
5610 Santa Monica Blvd. Hollywood., Saturday,? August 2, 9 p.m., $15, 21+

929 S. Broadway, downtown, Tuesday, August 5,? 8 p.m., $20 

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