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WildAid Gala San Francisco

2016 WildAid Gala

Celebrities came out for wildlife conservation and helped raise $1.5 million at the 2016 WildAid Gala, An Evening Under the Sea, on November 12th. The Ritz-Carlton was swimming with WildAid ambassadors including Nikki Reed, Ian Somerhalder, Bo Derek, John Corbett, Laura Linda Bradley, Amy Tan and Joan Chen.
Serenity MedSpa San Francisco

Introducing Serenity MedSpa

Thanks to Sophie Azouaou and Joel Goodrich, I discovered a new spot for beauty treatments! Conveniently located at 126 Post Street, a short walk from the Financial District or Union Square, Serenity MedSpa, established in 2006, is growing into the largest medical spa in San
James Nicholas and Matt Nicholas with Smile Gala Co-chairs Shab Farzaneh and Shirin Aryanpour

Smile Gala San Francisco

Operation Smile gave our community something to smile about at its 5th annual San Francisco Smile Gala on November 5, 2016. The event, chaired by Shab Farzaneh and Shirin Aryanpour, raised over $220,000, enough funds to provide life-changing cleft lip and cleft palate surgeries
ARCS Northern California Chapter Scholar Awards Celebration

ARCS Northern California Chapter Scholar Awards Celebration

A group of  Bay Area women focused on securing America’s leadership in science announced grants for 68 of Northern California’s top scholars in science, math, engineering and medical research. ARCS Northern California Chapter Scholar Awards Celebration honored the scholars, from six Northern California universities, at the Ritz-Carlton
Diana Ross received a Kennedy Center honor from President George W. Bush on Dec. 2, 2007. From left are singer, songwriter Brian Wilson; filmmaker Martin Scorsese; comedian, actor and author Steve Martin and pianist Leon Fleisher.

21 Americans Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Barack Obama awarded 21 Americans with our nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, at the White House on November 22, 2016. “The Presidential Medal of Freedom is a tribute to the idea that all of us, no matter where we come
San Francisco Ballet's Nutcracker (photo by Erik Tomasson)

The Nutcracker in San Francisco Style

Beginning December 10th, San Francisco Ballet will add sparkle to the holiday season with its uniquely San Francisco Nutcracker. Originally presented in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1892, the now infamous Nutcracker was not a hit with audiences until after San Francisco Ballet
Angelique Tompkins and Adam Swig

San Francisco Bay Gala celebrated the beautiful San Francisco Bay at its 6th annual San Francisco Bay Gala, Soundwaves, on October 21, 2016. Some 500 supporters gathered at Aquarium of the Bay at Pier 39 for the sunset, live music, cocktails and dinner, followed by
San Francisco Fall Art and Antiques Show 2016

San Francisco Fall Art and Antiques Show

The 35th Annual San Francisco Fall Art and Antiques Show, Animalia, kicked off with its much-loved Preview Gala on October 26, 2016. The usual fanfare greeted guests — caviar, iced vodka and lamb chops — served alongside displays of fine art and decorative objects.
Sarah McLachlan with Judy Davies

Always Dream Foundation Gala 2016

Olympic gold medalist Kristi Yamaguchi’s Always Dream Foundation Gala featured Grammy Award-winning musician and songwriter Sarah McLachlan at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco on October 8th. The celebration marked 20 years of ADF provided literacy programs for underserved local children. Funds raised help ADF
Pool Toss 2016

TNDC Pool Toss 2016

San Francisco’s splashiest and wackiest fundraising event, Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation’s Pool Toss, returned for its 24th year on October 18th. Attendees had the privilege of tossing their favorite Bay Area bigwigs into the Phoenix Hotel swimming pool while raising funds for kids and
Red Carpet Bay Area

Joseph Altuzarra for the Asian Art Museum

As part of the Asian Art Museum‘s 50th anniversary celebration, Saks Fifth Avenue presented a fashion show featuring Joseph Altuzarra and his resort 2017 capsule collection at the museum. Some 300 supporters joined the designer, along with event chairs Helina Au, Juliet Bergh, Alexandra Caban,
SF Fall Arts and Antiques Show 2016

Five Irresistible Animals at SF Fall Art and Antiques Show

Animalia: Animal Imagery in Art and Antiques is the theme for the 35th annual San Francisco Fall Art and Antiques Show at Fort Mason’s Festival Pavilion through Sunday, October 30th. The beauty, mystery and symbolism of the animal kingdom can be