Eight Memorial Day Weekend parties and events not to be missed:
8. The 48-hour True Blood fan-fiction invitational/gumbo cook-off.
7. No More Homely Pets’ better-looking puppy exchange.
6. The Google+ Hangout chat party with Joe Biden and One Direction.
5. Another three days watching 45 showings of The Avengers.
4. Gov. Gary Herbert’s Pimptastic Republican BBQ Fundraiser feat. Young Jeezy.
3. Chris Vanocur’s quarterly Hard News & Hard Bodies hot-tub soiree.
2. Guitar Center Presents: The 72-Hour Play Slash’s “Sweet Child O’ Mine” Lick MarathonÂ®.
1. City Weekly’s annual Holiday? Yeah, Right! rooftop potluck/smoke break.