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World’s Longest Sofa Speed Date Some 150 singles will redefine the notion of a love seat at this speed-dating session taking place on a custom-made 213-foot sofa. Guests on Cupid’s couch will participate in 10 to 15 three-minute mini-dates; those who find a match are invited to an after-party at the nearby outdoor ice rink. Third Street Promenade at Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica. 6 p.m. $35.

Santa Monica ICE Bring out your inner Torvill and Dean this Valentine’s Day at downtown Santa Monica’s temporary rink, ICE. Pairs of skaters will be treated to half-off admission and a live acoustic performance by Mark Russell. It’s also the last day to enjoy the rink (it closes Tuesday), which has been transformed into a floral paradise. ICE. 1324 5th St. and Arizona Avenue, Santa Monica. 12 p.m. $10 for two. (310) 393-8355.



Animating Mayhem: Collage and Painted Films by Martha Colburn The experimental filmmaker — whose past works have savagely lampooned pop culture and middle class mores — will appear in person to screen and discuss 16 of her recent animated shorts. Films such as “Triumph of the Wild” (2008) and “Dolls vs. Dictators” (2010) focus on war and icons of American history. REDCAT at Walt Disney Concert Hall, 631 W. 2nd St., downtown. 8:30 p.m. $9. (213) 237-2800.


Ne-Yo The young R&B crooner and songwriter had a corker of a new, dance-infused album in “Libra Scale,” one that broadened the sonic possibilities of his expert but more traditional early work. At live shows though, his nimble dancing is the focal point. Nokia Theatre, 777 Chick Hearn Court, L.A.. 8 p.m. $49.50-$129.50. (213) 763-6000.

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