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This Week in Live Music, Fauxchella Edition

Fauxchella. Nochella. Norchella. Shrapnella. Call it whatever. The point is, we benefit.

Tipping Point and Barneys New York Battle Bay Area Poverty in Style

On Wednesday, April 9 Barneys New York hosted a festive sale to support Tipping Point Community, an organization that connects non-profits with key Bay Area groups that serve families in need.

Daniel Handler, Rebecca Solnit, Paul Madonna Grace ZYZZYVA's 100th Issue + Read an Excerpt

Since 1985, San Francisco-based literary journal ZYZZYVA has been promoting the best and brightest of West Coast writers and artists, publishing the work of everyone from Haruki Murakami to Sherman Alexie to Raymond Carver. The journal just issued their 100th edition, and the path to that achievement hasn't always been easy.

Red Cross Gala Sets Treasure Island Afire

On Saturday, April 5th, sleepy Treasure Island blazed to life for the 2014 Red Cross Gala as beautifully lit tents and a sea of guests dressed in vibrant red took over the Great Lawn.

Technology and Art Collide at Silicon Valley's First Contemporary Art Fair

For its inaugural art fair, Silicon Valley Contemporary draws an international roster of 50 exhibitors showcasing 300 artists. The styles and mediums of the works on display will vary – large-scale robot-produced paintings by the prolific graffiti artist Katsu, a sculpture made of razor blades by South Korean monk and artist Jungsan Senim, ethereal photographs of women by Isreali photographer Yigal Ozeri – but the selection is tied together by technology’s impact on art practices around the world.

SF's Best Dressed Gather for SF Ballet Fashion Show

The Bay Area plays host to some memorable parties and stylish events. See and be seen in the Social Pages, featuring photos from this week's chicest gatherings.  

15 Ways to Laugh Your Ass Off This Month

This month, Bay Area native-turned-TV star Chelsea Peretti comes home with a much-needed opportunity to skewer SF techies. Plus, there are many comedy events to be had with 4/20 just around the corner. 

This Week's Hottest Events: Nicolas Cage Art Show, Carnivorous Plants, and Cal Day

7x7 editors reveal the hottest events going on this week and give you a head's up on tickets to grab in advance (before they sell out)!

This Week in Live Music: Haim, Neutral Milk Hotel, Future Islands, and More

Skipping Coachella this year, but dreading the idea of missing all your favorite bands congregating for the biggest, raddest party known to California?  Fear not, for Fauxchella has arrived again to save your FOMOing souls.

Saber-Toothed Tigers, Fortunetellers, and SF Elite at Ken Fulk's All Fools'

On April Fools' Day, legendary San Francisco designer Ken Fulk enticed his guests to his All Fools' Party, an evening of illusion, merriment, and more than a few surprises. After issuing a faux press release declaring Fulk's desire to bring back the saber-toothed tiger from extinction, Fulk set the scene for an evening of fantastical suspended reality. 

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