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The women are here because they are hoping to avoid another night at the bar. ” one laments.) They are also tired of dating apps like Tinder and Ok Cupid.“I find out if someone is who he says he is,” says Leah Solomon, 58, of her interactions on Tinder.
Each portrait would take about eight minutes before people switched partners. With rows of massive TV screens, more than 100 craft beers and a rock-themed beer garden, the restaurant is a bit of a macho magnet. Speed-dating singles were supposed to use short drawing exercises as their ice breakers at El Segundo Museum of Art. Speakers in the gallery rock low strains of a romantic playlist including “True” by the 1980s new wave band Spandau Ballet, and fragrant perfume drifts through the air. as the awkward truth of the situation dawns on the women. Eight women mill about the museum lobby, carefully dressed and nervously snacking on a cheese and veggie platter laid out beside bottles of Champagne and wine.” Solomon says, perking up and speaking a bit too loudly.She signals with an exaggerated arm wave to Hogan, and then addresses the man from her spot at the table.“Are you here to draw? He turns and blinks his eyes like a fawn in high beams.She left her husband because she fell in love with another man who turned out to be a great Peter Pan.
When she reflects on the end of her marriage she sometimes thinks, “Wow, I must’ve been out of my mind.
It is a January evening, Friday the 13th — a nightmare dating scenario.
Five minutes prior to the start of a speed-dating program called “Drawn to You” at the El Segundo Museum of Art, organizer Chelsea Hogan confides that no men have RSVP’d.
I watch movies and I count the number of women, because our stories don’t matter.”The men who thought of coming to this event and decided against it (if they exist) are missing out. The kind of women you imagine you might bump into at an art gallery.
Katie Neal, a petite blond, found the event through a popular South Bay events website.
She says she does a lot of community and charity work, and she keeps her fingers crossed that she might meet someone that way.