Tagroller derby

What’s a Roller Derby?

July 19, 2011

Did you know that the Fairplex is the home base of the Los Angeles FireBirds? These tough athletes will face the Brooklyn Red Devils this Saturday at 8 p.m. These professional skaters skate on a traditional banked course, which means that the track is slanted, not flat. And, in typical roller derby fashion, things can…

Rockin’ Roller Derby at Fairplex

October 21, 2009

The newly released movie, Whip It, has put a well-deserved spotlight on the fast-action sport of roller derby. Saturday, Oct. 24, the Los Angeles FireBirds will take on Mizz Georgia Hase’s Brooklyn RedDevils in banked track roller derby up-close and live in Fairplex 10 at 8 p.m. This is some crazy kind of fun. “What makes ‘Whip…

Fly, rock, skate

June 17, 2008

Where to begin? In just one weekend, we have birds, both feathered and on skates, a home and backyard expo and an indie, punk, goth rock music festival. Here’s the skinny, in case you’re looking for something fun to do.  Recession Busters There are birds of all sizes and breeds at Everybody’s Bird Mart in Fairplex…