For , participants could try their hand at making a quick love connection. The girls raced flat-track roller derby, but in December started the push to build a banked track, which is tilted inward toward the center, to host some of their bouts. Roller Girls hosted a speed-dating event at Suds Sports Grill in Huntington Beach on Saturday night to help pay for their banked track. Roller Girls was founded in 2006 and the sport now has more than than 170 women participating. Register online for one of our special Celebration sessions of 15 three-minute dates so you’ll no longer have to look for love in a galaxy far far away.Choose from one of six hetero speed dating sessions or one for LGBT. 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. It is a January evening, Friday the 13th — a nightmare dating scenario.
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.
Advanced online registration is required (walk-ups will be based on availability).
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.
Ironically, Wieder notes, most of the photos are of men. They look very important and unavailable.“It’s kind of like looking at a poster for a Scorsese movie,” Wieder says, “5,000 men and one abused woman.
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.