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…

SFMOMA Modern Art Council Makes George Lucas a Star

SFMOMA’s Modern Art Council presented a lifetime-achievement award to Bay Area filmmaker George Lucas at the 14th Annual Bay Area Treasure Award dinner. With over 200 people in attendance at the Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco, the Modern Art Council hosted a presentation celebrating Lucas’ career and contributions. During the elegant dinner, Lucas shared…

SFMOMA Wonders What Cindy Sherman Looks Like?

The opening party for the riveting Cindy Sherman retrospective at SFMOMA played out like a bit of Where’s Waldo for the contemporary cadre. Amidst the elegant installation of photographs shot by Sherman, staged by Sherman, costumed by Sherman, made up by Sherman, and featuring Sherman, where was…..Sherman? Despite Sherman’s use of herself as the singular…

Raphael House Warms Hearts at their Annual Gala

Raphael House celebrated their 40th year of service to homeless families of San Francisco in style at the Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco on Friday, May 11.  The evening’s black tie gala featured a spring theme, with vibrant blooms and 350 guests.  Attendees enjoyed learning more about Raphael House’s programs and services, while supporting the…

TNDC’s Very Happy Birthday

Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) celebrated 31 years of providing hope and homes at its 31st Anniversary Dinner in the Grand Ballroom at the Union Square Hilton.  The festive evening chaired by Fred Levin and Nancy Livingston featured cocktails, dinner, a heartwarming program emceed by ABC7 anchor Cheryl Jennings, dancing with live entertainment by the Robert…