If you were a child of the 80s, did you have hot-or-not birthday parties? If your Lee Press On Nails-sporting mom invited five of your friends over to the house, served meatloaf, and fired up the VHS for The Land Before Time, then definitely not. On the other hand, if the rents ponied up for a skate party complete with a gaggle of gifts and endless access to licorice ropes then today youre probably an adult with loads of self-esteem.
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Whether you got cheated or were a total birthday partier as a kid, take it back with Roll Bounce Sundays. The weekly skate night at Chandler Skateland, includes DJ Essence spinning hip-hop, R&B, and old-school. Plus, the gig only costs $10 a small price for releasing any deep-seeded resentment.
Sundays, 8 p.m.-midnight, 2008