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Get Out: Swimsuit Ice Skating, Orson Welles 2x, Furoshiki How-To, Love Like a Frenchwoman

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Photo by KingoftheHill via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr


Photo by KingoftheHill via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr
Swimsuit Ice Skating @ Seaside Ice
The popular Swimsuit Ice Skating Weekend returns to sunny Seaside Ice--the only outdoor ice skating rink on the beach. Skate in your swimwear from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for the best bathing suit, too! (Of course, you can also skate in your "regular" clothes from 4-10 p.m.) Admission to this 7,200 square foot outdoor rink is $14 for adults, $12 for kids 12-under (non-skaters can hang for free); admission includes skate rental.

Orson Welles Double Bill @ Aero
The American Cinematheque is taking a look at the life and work of Orson Welles. Today at the Aero Theatre is a double feature of two of his performances from the mid-1940s. First up at 7:30 p.m. is Jane Eyre (1944) in which Welles plays the bright and charismatic Edward Rochester to Joan Fontaine's titular governess. (As an aside, Fontaine is still living--she's 92!--as is her estranged 93-year-old actress sister Olivia de Haviland.) Next is Tomorrow is Forever (1946) co-starring Claudette Colbert.

Furoshiki Thanksgiving Bundles Workshop
Furoshiki are a type of traditional Japanese wrapping cloth that were frequently used to transport clothes, gifts, or other goods. Head to SMMoA for a food drive and art workshop to benefit the individuals at the Ocean Park Community Center (OPCC) - the largest and most comprehensive provider of housing and services on the Westside to low-income and homeless communities. From 2-5 today you'll create an original furoshiki using a variety of drawing and printmaking techniques. The workshop is free for SMMoA members and donors to the food drive. Without a donation: $10 general admission (pay at the door).

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Jamie Cat Callan Reading/Signing French Women Don't Sleep Alone
Book Soup welcomes Jamie Cat Callan, who will be presenting and signing her book French Women Don't Sleep Alone: Pleasurable Secrets to Finding Love. Learn how French women attract men by not following any "rules" or heeding Dr. Phil's advice. Callan will explain how to be as romantic, sensual, playful, and intense as a French gal; her book "gives readers a personalized, guided tour through the corridors of French love." See her today and learn more from 2-3:30 p.m.