David Gockley

Schuyler Hudak with young girls from the Masai tribe in Mara, one of Africa's greatest wildlife reserves, in Kenya. These girls were saved from female genital mutilation (FGM). All  women of the Masai tribe are expected to be 'cut'. Many are 'cut' at the age of 10, and married off at age 11 to men who are significantly older. Workers are trying to end FGM, educate the girls, and help them build a better life for themselves and their families. When the girls met Hudak, they wanted to pet her "lion mane"

Red Carpet Review Q3 2015

Red Carpet Bay Area highlights from July, August and September 2015: July We spotlighted haute couture gowns from Alexis Mabille, a designer who, at age 37, presented his 10th ...
Sloan Barnett with fashion designer Rubin Singer

Red Carpet Review Q1 2015

It's New Year’s Eve 2015 and Red Carpet Bay Area is planning ahead while looking back. Join us by sneaking a peek at some of the most stylish events in the Bay Area, January through ...
Matthew Shilvock, San Francisco Opera General Director, effective August 2016, photo by CoryWeaver

Matthew Shilvock Named New General Director of San Francisco Opera

Matthew Shilvock will replace David Gockley as General Director of San Francisco Opera, effective August 1, 2016. Mr. Shilvock, San Francisco Opera's seventh general director since its ...
BRAVO! Club Opening Gala for San Francisco Opera 2012

An Invitation to San Francisco Opera Opening Night 2015

If you have never attended opening night at San Francisco Opera, the BRAVO! Club invites you to experience the grandeur of this classic art form on its most exciting night of the year, ...
Komal Shah, Huifen Chan, Claire Fluhr, Vanessa Getty and Barbara Brown in Erdem

Erdem in San Francisco

Erdem and Saks Fifth Avenue staged a runway fashion show at the new San Francisco Cruise Terminal on Pier 27 on March 25, 2015. The event featured 41 looks from the Erdem fall/winter ...
Erdem Spring/Summer 2015

Erdem and Saks Fifth Avenue for San Francisco Opera Guild

San Francisco Opera Guild and Saks Fifth Avenue will present Fashion Forward: An Evening with Erdem, at Pier 27, the new San Francisco Cruise Terminal, on March 25, 2014. The event will ...
Oscar de la Renta gowns in San Francisco on Ann Girard, Marsha Goldman and Paula Carano

My Favorite Oscars

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta passed on October 20, 2014, after a long battle with cancer. He chose British designer Peter Copping as his successor before he died. On Saturday, August ...
Trevor Traina, Boaz Mazor, Dede Wilsey

San Francisco Opera Opening Weekend 2014

San Francisco Opera celebrated the opening of its 92nd Season on Friday, September 5, 2014 with a gala performance of Vincenzo Bellini’s Norma, conducted by San Francisco Opera Music ...
Dede Wilsey and Willie Brown onstage at the War Memorial Opera
House

San Francisco Opera Guild’s Holiday Dinner

San Francisco Opera Guild presented a holiday dinner onstage at the War Memorial Opera House in honor of long-time supporter and San Francisco Chief of Protocol Charlotte Mailliard Shultz, ...
AJ Glueckert, tenor, and Phillipe Sly, bass-baritone, performed "La mia Dorabella" from Mozart's Cosi fan tutti, with Hadleigh Adams, bass-baritone, and Sun Ha Yoon, piano

Merola’s Girls of the Golden West

Guests arrived early to get their bids in for signature items in the silent auction at Merola's annual spring benefit gala, Girls of the Golden West, on April 23, 2013 at the Fairmont ...
Jason Wu for San Francisco Opera

The Art of Fashion: Jason Wu

Red Carpet Bay Area's Joanna Hidalgo and Jueun Hwang checked out The Art of Fashion: Jason Wu event at San Francisco City Hall on March 21, 2013. Not only did they see Wu's stylish ...
Jessica Goldman Fuong with her father, and San Francisco Symphony's 101st Season Honoree, John Goldman

Style at San Francisco Symphony’s 101st Opening Night

San Francisco Symphony celebrated its 101st birthday with a gala concert, three dinners and late-night parties, and honored Marcia and John Goldman, on September 19, 2012.  Violinist ...