"The Playground" Your Guide To What To Do This Weekend...

by Jessica Mahmoudian · February 26, 2011

    It's time to figure out where some of the best parties are this weekend. Below are our picks of this weekend's top events. And, as always, you can find the full details as well as more events on our Calendar page. Make sure to check out all the hottest parties for the Oscars on our Oscar Weekend Party Guide.

    Samantha Ronson @ The Satellite When: Fri, February 25,8:30 pm - 12:00 pm Where: The Satellite Why: Samantha Ronson joins with Har Mar Superstar, Marijuana Deathsquads, Slapping Purses for an evening filled with great music. [Details]

    Voyeur Presents Love & Paint When: Fri, February 25,9:00 pm - 2:00 am Where: Voyeur Why: Skin dripping with paint, two bodies become brushes. In Love and Paint, a couple's ecstatic communion is captured on canvas. Now how cool is that! [Details]

    Vanity Fair's DJ Night (OSCARS) When: Fri, February 25,9:00 pm - 12:00 pm Where: Palihouse Why: Kick off Oscar weekend with one of the hottest parties and fun atmospheres. [Details]

    Sub Standard: with Electric Friends When: Fri, February 25,10:00 pm - 1:00 am Where: Purple Lounge Why: A night of heavy dancing and drinking on a musical vision quest through House, Electro, Baltimore Club and beyond. [Details]

    Peter Travers & the Editors of Rolling Stone Oscar Weekend Bash When: Sat, February 26,9:00 pm - 1:00 am Where: Drai's Hollywood Why: A party hosted by Peter Travers and Rolling Stone magazine. Rock the night away. Need we say more? [Details]

    Kandy Masquerade 2011 @ the Playboy Mansion When: Sat, February 26,10:00 pm - 2:00 am Where: Playboy Mansion Why: One of the most sensual and seductive parties of the year. [Details]

    InStyle's Oscar Viewing Party (OSCARS) When: Sun, February 27,4:30 pm - 9:00 pm Where: Boa Steakhouse Why: Invited guests can look forward to a dinner of New York strip steak and truffled gruyere macaroni and cheese while they watch the award show! [Details]

    Fox Searchlight Party When: Sun, February 27,9:00 pm - 2:00 am Where: MyHouse Why: Searchlight celebrates their nominees, including Black Swan's best actress frontrunner Natalie Portman. [Details]

    James Franco's After After Party @ The Writer's Room When: Sun, February 27,9:00 pm - 2:00 am Where: The Writer's Room Why: After the Oscars, James Franco is putting on a get together at his new spot and entertaining guests with his singing skills. [Details]