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Opera Ball 2014 co-chairs Cynthia Schreuder and Teresa Medearis

San Francisco Opera Announces Opera Ball 2014

San Francisco Opera Ball 2014 co-chairs Teresa Medearis and Cynthia Schreuder welcomed past Opera Ball event chairs and supporters to a cocktail reception on June 4, 2014, at the St. Regis Hotel to announce plans for the opening of San Francisco Opera’s 92nd season. The gala
Carmen Marc Valvo

Carmen Marc Valvo’s 25th Anniversary

Save the date: Carmen Marc Valvo will present his 25th Anniversary Silver Collection at a benefit fashion show and luncheon for the Arthritis Foundation, Northern California, on October 1, 2014, at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco. Check Red Carpet Bay Area’s calendar daily
The backyard at Amy and John Underwood's home in Hillsborough, California, served as the setting for Escape to the Hamptons, Parca Auxiliary's 26th annual fundraising luncheon

Parca’s Escape to the Hamptons

Escape to the Hamptons, Parca‘s 26th annual luncheon at the home of Amy and John Underwood in Hillsborough, California, felt like just that. The event took place on May 14, 2014, in the backyard of the white-shingled house, beautiful yet not
Soldes! Sales in Paris

Sales in Paris, Or When to Book Your Next Trip

Soldes or sales in Paris: when planning your next trip to Paris, I recommend organizing the dates around the two annual sales. Unlike in the United States, timing for merchandise discounts in France is dictated by the government. For those who
MBL Media Productions

What Do We Do?

Red Carpet Bay Area is created by MBL Media Productions, a full-service video production, marketing and digital communications consultancy. Marybeth La Motte, executive producer and founder, has over 20 years experience in communications for lawyers, luxury retail marketing and event management. 
Football player Donte Stallworth, author Joe Cirincione and actor/director Michael Douglas in San Francisco for Ploughshares Fund Chain Reaction

Michael Douglas for Ploughshares Fund

Oscar- and Emmy-award winning actor and director Michael Douglas was honored for ten years of service on the board of directors for Ploughshares Fund at Ploughshares Fund’s Chain Reaction event in the Open Square at Futures Without Violence in San Francisco’s
Juliet Doherty (Level 7) and Tyler Carver (Level 8) in Parrish Maynard's Muses (Photo: Erik Tomasson)

San Francisco Ballet’s Student Showcase

San Francisco Ballet School, the official school of San Francisco Ballet and the nation’s oldest ballet school, presented its 2014 Student Showcase on May 28, 29 and 30 at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater. Audiences caught a glimpse of
Grace Jin,  Zachary Lopez,  Wilson Song,  Brittany Bates,  Jackson Wong,  Ben Ng,  Ming Ming Liu

TNDC Celebrates 33 Years

Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation, also known as TNDC, celebrated its 33rd year providing safe, affordable housing and support services for low-income people in San Francisco and the first anniversary of its Kelly Cullen Community, on May 8, 2014, at the Westin St. Francis
San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center's keynote Diana Nyad attempted the 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida four times in 35 years; she made it on her fifth try at age 64 (Nyad photographed for ESPN after her derailed second attempt)

Diana Nyad Helps Prevent Child Abuse

Author, journalist, motivational speaker and world record long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad served as the keynote and helped raise $500,000 for San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center at its 17th Annual Blue Ribbon Luncheon on May 2, 2014, at the Four Seasons
Silent Frisco

The Modern Ball 2014

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) may be closed for construction, but the turnout for The Modern Ball made it artfully clear that the party is still on. The biennial gala was held on April 30, 2014 at neighboring Yerba Buena
Reiko Kyogoku and SF Zoo board member Yasonobu Kyogoku

ZooFest 2014

Longtime San Francisco Zoo supporters Stephen T. Hearst and Barbara Hearst were honored at ZooFest, the zoo’s zany annual fundraiser, on April 25, 2014. Costumes are always encouraged at ZooFest, and this year’s dress code, enchanted ranch attire, inspired cowboy boots, cowboy hats and denim. The theme
Sunny Merry in "Dad's Honey Hole"

San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2014

An impressive lineup of interior and landscape design firms transformed the mansion at 3660 Jackson Street into the 2014 San Francisco Decorator Showcase, open to the public through May 26th. Located between Maple and Spruce Streets, with a lush backyard that backs up to