Mayacoba Bean Salad with Pesto and Shrimp
Most succinctly, Doris Fisher uttered the adjectives on the tip of every patron's tongue at the Celebrate Leadership dinner last night at the new California Academy of Sciences .
"Fabulous!" "Amazing!" "Fantastic!" enthused the philanthropist and arts patron.
The 154-year-old Academy deserves all those superlatives and many, many more. Perhaps even some 484 million more. Which is the dollar amount (outside of new universities, the largest ever private capital campaign in the West) this group of 300 deep-pocketed (500K-and-up) donors raised to get the Academy up and running after sustaining irreparable damage from the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake.
In-town turkeys: potential ingredients for OPEN City?
Courtesy of Fresh.com
What: Fresh Mini-Facial Event
When: 5 to 7 p.m., Sept. 10
Where: Fresh boutique, 301 Sutter St., 415-248-0210
Why: Come meet the ebullient local Fresh boutique team and Fresh’s cofounder, Alina Roytberg, who will be in town demonstrating color application. Bonus: complimentary champagne, makeovers and mini-facials.
Courtesy of Spa Week 2008
Who are you calling honey, sweetheart? Scott, Mayclem and Werner together at Macy's
As usual, Nic Offer of !!! (Chk Chk Chk) brought a packed audience with his wild dance moves on Wednesday, August 27, at the Independent. The eight-member ensemble had the crowd singing and shaking right along with them. Sugar and Gold opened the show.
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