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San Francisco Opera Ball Marks a Revolutionary New Season

San Francisco Opera Ball Marks a Revolutionary New Season San Franciscans like to play a bit fast and loose with history –  so nobody questioned the period accuracy of French poodles welcoming patrons to the opera ball.  Why would you? They were beautifully groomed, as were their observers. So what if the gamines in Marie…

Elle Women in Tech 2016

Elle Magazine Taps Into Women in Tech

Elle Magazine Taps Into Women in Tech You know the Elle Magzine Women in Tech Dinner is a red hot ticket when a Princess shows up. And a major VC. And three founders of founders of supercharged startups. And a powerhouse poverty disruptor. Two top players from the biggest companies in the biz – and…

SFMOMA Art Bash

SFMOMA Opening Makes a Splash with ArtBash

Jennifer Raiser SFWire, May 1 2016 SFMOMA Opening Makes a Splash with ArtBash SFMOMA threw open and blew open the doors of its dramatic new building with a week-long series of celebrations, culminating in the 3,000 person Art Bash for artists, colleagues, and patrons. Three was the magic number: The $300+ million addition presented a…

Conservatory Gala Gets Jazzy

SFWire Conservatory Gala Gets Jazzy Like a good neighbor, The San Francisco Conservatory of Music makes a point of sharing its graduates with the nearby Symphony, Opera, and Ballet. Now it is bringing it’s newest Civic Center neighbor into the mix, adding a Jazz education program that will incorporate the work of the SF Jazz…

Library Laureates Go By the Book

SFWire Library Laureates Go By the Book You can carry an encyclopedia in your pocket, but there is still nothing quite like a good old-fashioned visit to the library. Especially when it is the striking architectural marvel of San Francisco’s Main Library in Civic Center, which celebrated its 20th year with a gala Library Laureates…