Contra-Tiempo Gala Fundraiser
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
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!