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Chester Arnold
Chester Arnold, "Literature of the Wind" at Catherine Clark

The 11th Annual Loaves & Fishes Leadership Fund and Awards Dinner

On Friday, April 11 the Catholic Charities CYO held their 11th Annual Loaves & Fishes Leadership Fund and Awards Dinner at the Westin St. Francis. The dinner honored both individuals and organizations for their outstanding charitable works. Guests included honoree Robert Haas of Levi Strauss & Co., honoree and former 49er Ronnie Lott and California Attorney General Jerry Brown.


Alexandria Marcus, Demetra Marcus


Maureen Sullivan, Craig Sullivan

Green in Flight

    

A.C.T.'s "Illuminate the Night, A Spotlight on Our Shining Stars"

On Sunday, April 6, 2008, the Four Seasons Hotel played host to A.C.T. students, alumnus and friends, including the current cast members of the hit TV show Heroes, for Illuminate the Night, A Spotlight on Our Shining Stars. The event benefited A.C.T.’s actor training programs by raising more than $725,000 to support the future of American theater.

photography by Drew Altizer, Vasna Wilson & Aubrie Pick for Drew Altizer


Carey Perloff

Jason Mraz at the Fillmore

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

Quirky singer/songwriter Jason Mraz brought his pop-meets-folk sound to the Fillmore on Friday, April 5.

JASON MRAZ



Domo Arigato


Welcome inside Hayes Valley's newest restaurant.
photo courtesy of Domo

Into the Wild

Discarded to Divine Fashion Fundraiser

This year’s St. Vincent de Paul Society’s recycled couture fashion show & auction, taking place on April 26, has attracted the likes of such local fashion faves as Colleen Quen, Nice Collective and Jessica McClintock. Stitching throwaway fabrics into their own creative designs that were inspired by artwork from the de Young’s permanent collection, these artists, among others, will join students from around San Francisco for a fashionably green runway show under the tents at the Academy of Art’s Brannan Street building. Here, a preview of our picks that you’ll be seeing at the upcoming 7x7-sponsored event (all available for purchase at the event with proceeds benefiting St.

Starn Brothers Special: Buy Art Online


Structure of Thought 6-b, by Doug & Mike Starn

What Wine Goes with Indian Food?

This question came up while I was lucky enough to be having dinner with Rajat Parr at his house. Rajat is the wine director for the metastasizing Michael Mina Group, which seems to have a new restaurant going up somewhere in the world about every 15 seconds. Known as a miraculous blind taster and to have a deeply knowledgeable mind about wine, Rajat--and this is unknown to many--is also a world-class chef who graduated from the CIA in Hyde Park before deciding to devote his life to pairing food with wine instead of cooking it.
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