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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.
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.
Hogan, now sure that no surprise attendees are in store, finally breaks the ice by gathering the women together and stating the obvious.“I’m sorry.
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.
It is a January evening, Friday the 13th — a nightmare dating scenario.
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.