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Smurf Pool Party

Smurf pool party
To get to the Hpnotiq-sponsored Smurf’s Village, partygoers had to hop on a shuttle at a local shopping center. When they arrive at the party site -- a large Spanish-style stucco desert home -- they are greeted with a private lake for paddle boats and these Smurfed-out mushrooms. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Smurf pool party
Sandy Hamilton of Iceland stays cool under a dainty red umbrella alongside Alana Morshead of the United Kingdom. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Smurf pool party
Jared Alexander of Los Angeles finds shelter between the umbrellas of Sandy Hamilton and Alana Morshead. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Smurf pool party
Paddleboats on the lake weren’t as popular as drinks in the pool. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Smurf pool party
It was over 100 degrees at Coachella on Sunday. Naturally, concertgoers flocked en masse to the lavish pool. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Smurf pool party
Noel Yerington and Vinny Larosa cool off in the water. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Smurf pool party
Headbands are all over Coachella this year -- the more elaborate the better. And we love the dangly airplane earrings worn by Page Jeter of Los Angeles. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Smurf pool party
Samantha Lusk models a pink bikini by designer Ashley Paige. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Smurf pool party
Martine Hall and Andie Browkaw of L.A. pose near the tennis courts. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Smurf pool party
Pauline McClellan wears the official Smurf Pool Party blue bikini to serve a variety of sweet blue cocktails, one of which is called Smurf Candy. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Smurf pool party
Laura Crogan of Los Angeles enjoys a chicken sandwich. Food is expensive at Coachella, so free snacks are the way to go. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Smurf pool party
Laura Crogan’s floppy woven hat keeps out the sun. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Smurf pool party
Blue potato salad! Would Smurfette eat this? (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Smurf pool party
Yes, drinks are allowed in the pool. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Smurf pool party
“I don’t really have the whole California tan thing,” says Kat Landau, left, of London. She must be referring to her bronzed American friend, Heather London, right. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Smurf pool party
The pool gets moving during “Let’s Go Crazy” by Prince. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
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Partygoers take Prince’s advice. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Smurf pool party
A projection during Kraftwerk. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Smurf pool party
Pink beach balls fly through the air in a carefree spur-of-the-moment game. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Smurf pool party
Not all the drinks are blue -- what a relief. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Smurf pool party
For some, living in L.A. is a dream come true. “I love the weather,” says Joshua Fishbein, who recently transplanted from New York. He must , since he’s the only one brave enough to play tennis in the sweltering heat. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Smurf pool party
Who doesn’t love a random message T-shirt? Mathew Klickstein has the best at the party. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Smurf pool party
Brooklyn DJ Pase Rock sports a smooth pastel look. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
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Armen Akopyah of Los Angeles demonstrates how to keep cool without getting in the pool. Hand-held fans were hot -- and cool -- commodities at the festival. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
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Will mirrored cop glasses ever go out of style? (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
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Good Charlotte frontman Joel Madden shows up wearing an Obama T-shirt. There is a lot of Barack-based fashion at Coachella this year, but our favorite so far was the “Barack my World” handbag. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
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Friends of Joel Madden rock the hard look. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Smurf pool party
Yuki and Diana of Los Angeles are ready to party like rock stars. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
Smurf pool party
Behind every hard-rockin’ man is a hard-rockin’ belt. Kehoe (“That’s the only name I go by”) is proud of his large diamond K buckle. So are his pals Michelle Marie and Tommy Raffa. (Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times)
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