Speed dating crafts
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.Families will meet each of the sitters for a bit, then rotate to the next sitter.Varnell promised that last month's speed dating event wouldn't be the last. I’d be really disappointed if I were you,” she says, adding that it would be great if everyone wanted to continue anyway.The point of the night, after all, is to meet people and make art. After a bit of embarrassed laughter, the mood lightens up.The plan was to have the guests sit at a long table and draw one another’s portraits. All the men, the women joke, are across the street at Rock & Brews.
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All proceeds go to Barrelhouse and participating small presses and literary magazines. For your registration fee, you get the full day conference, including the keynote by featured authors keynote discussion, and 3 craft workshop/panel sessions, plus 1 ticket for Speed Dating with Editors, your choice of 1 of the 4 featured books, 1 subscription to a participating literary magazine, and (for those of you 21 or over) our world famous Boxed Wine Happy Hour. "I think the most useful thing about the conference was the atmosphere. As someone who has never attended a conference before, I suppose I had some preconceived notion.
But I thought everyone from the facilitators to the attendees to the panelists were accessible and friendly and helpful.
The sense of community and new relationships was well worth it." Conversations and Connections and is organized by Barrelhouse Magazine.
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Join the Work-Shop crew for an evening of dating fun & games, curated by the Queen of Craft Kaila Perusco. When the bell rings after 5 minutes, you move on to the next challenge and next eligible single.