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Affairs Of The Heart

Affairs Of The Heart When the heart is in the right place, only the best follows. That was the exquisite beat at the luncheon, the day before Valentine’s Day, in support of the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation, at AT&T Park. The annual Hearts events HEROES & HEARTS and HEARTS AFTER DARK – unite the…

San Francisco Tribal & Textile Arts Show Opening Preview Gala

Tribal Enchantment

The San Francisco Tribal & Textile Arts Show has been described as “the best Tribal Art show in world.”  And with good reason. Each year this highly anticipated event brings together a monumental living–memory presentation of global culture, including ethnographic sculptures, textiles and jewelry. Collectors, designers and art aficionados the world over gather at this…

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Ballet Opening Gala, a Phantastic Phenomenon

San Francisco Ballet was in phenomenal form for its Opening Night Gala; fortunately the  party’s prescient planners were well aware when they picked “Phenomenal” as their evening’s accurate, if somewhat abstract, theme. And for all of the distractions of dresses and décor, the evening turned out to be a tribute to the tenacious, turbulent, tremulous,…

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Exploratorium Science of Cocktails Brings a Chemical Bond

“Bond was right, ‘shaken’ won!” exclaimed physicist Paul Doherty, the mad scientist responsible for many of The Exploratorium’s most beloved learning exhibits. “We even corroborated it with a double-blind.”  Even though the medium was triple-distilled vodka and not blinding bathtub gin, analytic rigor was a crucial component of this particular investigation of the best way…

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At your fingertips: Design Within Reach, Store Re-Opening

Oscar Wilde once said, “Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known.” Last night, the new and highly-revamped, Design Within Reach store was unveiled and it proved just that. It was a curated evening, like an art show in a gallery. Potential clients and lifestyle-enthusiasts were treated to a decorative…