Ice Age Hair Ball: A Tar Pits Party

Ready to sashay into this yearly soiree with a mammoth atop your noggin?

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The Ice Age Hair Ball will strut, with ancient animal-o-sity, through the La Brea Tar Pits Museum on Saturday, June 4.
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Mario De Lopez/Courtesy of NHM
The Ice Age Hair Ball will strut, with ancient animal-o-sity, through the La Brea Tar Pits Museum on Saturday, June 4.
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Mario De Lopez/Courtesy of NHM
Some six hundred attendees from both the science and fashion communities will attend. One highlight? A fashion show that rocks a slightly fossil-cool theme.
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Mario De Lopez/Courtesy of NHM
Faux tusks, not-real teeth, and other touches lend Ice Age oomph to the models' outfits.
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Mario de Lopez/Courtesy of NHM
What long-ago tar pits denizen would you choose to display atop your head? The choices at the Ice Age Ball are eye-popping and magnificent.
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Mario De Lopez/Courtesy of NHM
Even the scientists hard at work in the Fossil Lab get into the evening's outlandish spirit.
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Mario De Lopez/Courtesy of NHM
Not sure if unicorns ever lived around the Wilshire area, but one attendee showed in her single-horn'd, fantastical-beast-y best.
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Mario De Lopez/Courtesy of NHM
Whatever hairstyle you choose -- dire wolf, mastadon, or a little bit of both --make sure you can shake a tailfeather.
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Mario De Lopez/Courtesy of NHM
Can't quite do the ancient mammal thing with your current haircut? Something a little strange will do (a hot pink wig, for instance).
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The Ice Age Hair Ball will raise its trunk and celebrate the coming-together of ancient nature and current fashion. When? On Saturday, June 4 at the La Brea Tar Pits.
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