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Trinity Plaza Groundbreaking Ceremony

On Wednesday, May 21 a groundbreaking ceremony was held at the Trinity Properties to commemorate the official beginning of construction of the highly anticipated Trinity Plaza. Mayor Gavin Newsome, Arquitectonica architect Bernardo Fort-Brescia and Trinity Properties owner Angelo Sangiacomo were on hand to officiate the ceremony.


Bernardo Fortbrescia, Angelo Sangiacomo


Jessica Feller, Ben Feller

Pre-opening Donor Party at the Contemporary Jewish Museum

To kick off a series of grand opening parties, the new Contemporary Jewish Museum threw a party on Wednesday, May 21 honoring the museum’s lead donors. The event, which was sponsored by Hermès, allowed guests a first-hand look at the Daniel Libeskind-designed building as well as the current exhibits.


Allison Speer, Jessica Zaganczyk (of Hermès)


Connie Wolf (CJM CEO & Director), Daniel Libeskind (Architect)

Union Street Festival Party

Jeffrey Levine, Harlot and 7x7 hosted a smashing afternoon soiree, in conjunction with the annual Union Street Festival, on Saturday, May 31. Guest enjoyed cocktails provided by Jack Daniels, Stoli, Hpnotiq and Laurent Perrier while listening to new tunes from indie rocker Chris Clouse.


Chris Clouse, Martel Toler, Jeffrey Levine


Melly Hajian, Caroline De Lima

King's Bakery: Make It All Better

Sometimes, when the world is too much with you—say, when the magazine you work for is in the throws of closing the July (fun-in-the-sun!) issue and you haven’t left your desk for what seems like days (what is that thing you call the sun?) and your mind draws a blank when faced with yet another blog to post—you need the comfort food equivalent of your grandmother’s bosom (and let me tell you, my grandma had a great one), something you can really rest your weary head on. Metaphorically speaking, of course.


The only thing that will do in a crisis situation.

Movie Madness: Horror and Hollywood Hit SF’s Theaters



Abstain from obsessively renumbering that Netflix queue—Weeds Season 3 still has a “short wait.” This week and next it is all about getting out to the movies. Putting Sex and the City and Ironman aside, let’s talk festivals—’cause let’s face it: SF loves it some festivals.

Twiga Gallery Grand Reopening

On Thursday, May 15 the Twiga gallery celebrated the opening of its newly designed space with a party and benefit. The gallery, which features African-made art and jewelry, threw a lavish cocktail fete, which showcased the new collection of African jewelry and benefited the Mbinga Children’s Fund.


Daryl Crawford, Christine Rios


May Ramirez, Kate Brockie

Foals Perform at Popscene

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

Hailing from Oxford, UK, post-punk outfit Foals played for an enthusiastic audience at Popscene on Thursday, May 22. Quirky pop outfit Maps and Atlases opened the bill.

FOALS

Adele Perfroms at Bimbos

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

British retro soul sensation Adele played an intimate set at Bimbo's 365 Club on Thursday, May 22.

ADELE



M83 Performs at the Great American Music Hall

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

Dreamy electronic group M83 played songs off of their latest effort Saturday = Youth at the Great American Music Hall on Wednesday, May 21.

M83

This Month In Music


courtesy of the Tings Tings

Here’s our ultimate live music guide for June. Tune in each month to get the scoop of the Hot List’s picks of the hottest tickets in town.

Or, the Whale at the Independent on Thursday, June 5

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