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Contra-Tiempo Gala Fundraiser

and Performance

Feb. 12, 6 to 10:30 p.m. $30 to $2000

Broad Stage, SMC Performing Arts Center

1310 11th Street, 310.434.3200.

The Sixth Annual Contra-Tiempo Fundraiser features Contra-Tiempo, an urban Latin dance company, who will debut their latest work “Morros y Christianos,” a Latin colloquialism for “black beans and rice.” There will also be refreshments and a silent auction to help reach a goal of $30,000 for residencies at ten public schools in the Los Angeles area.

World’s Longest Speed Dating Event

Feb. 14, 6 p.m., $35

Third Street Promenade between

Santa Monica Boulevard and Arizona Avenue

HurryDate.com/longestsofa

The City of Santa Monica and HurryDate.com present this amazing Valentine’s Day event, featuring the longest sofa in the world, donated by BoConcept. Up to 150 singles will have 10 to 15 three-minute dates, to be followed by an after-party at ICE, the skating rink at Fifth and Arizona. Remember: first impressions are lasting!

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