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"The Descendants" Author, Kaui Hart Hemmings, Talks SF and Her New Book

Bestselling author of The Descendants, Kaui Hart Hemmings, comes to San Francisco tomorrow to talk shop with Michelle Richmond, author of the new novel Golden State. Hemmings celebrates the release of her second novel, The Possibilities, which explores the struggles of a grieving mother as she faces the death of her son, Cully, who died in an avalanche near their home in Breckenridge, Colorado.

This Week's Hottest Events: Elephants, Picnic Workshops, Runway Shows, and More

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: James Blunt, Charles Bradley, and More

Your heartfelt Internet story of the week comes from LA, home to a band called Vulfpeck. As Vice points out in this absurd-but-true tale, Vulfpeck realized that by asking fans to stream a silent album while they were sleeping, they could cash in on the streams.

Luxury, Fashion, and Tech Merge at Jason Campbell's Pop-Up Shop

Global stylist Jason Campbell is after the closets of Silicon Valley executives. This week he brought his unique approach to creating hyper-organized, fashion forward closets to the hoodie-sporting execs of the tech world. 

What to Expect at the Bay Area's Top Summer Music Festivals

The music festival gods look kindly upon San Francisco year-round, but the summer schedule overflows with outdoor music celebrations. The list below is by no means comprehensive — these are the heavy-hitters — and it’s still another reminder that Bay Area live music junkies are likely the most spoiled lot in the world.

Bill Fontana's New North Beach Sound Sculpture Plays the Sounds of SF

This weekend, one of the city's most unique, permanent, public artworks will finally be revealed along with the opening of the North Beach Branch Library. A sound sculpture by internationally acclaimed sound artist Bill Fontana will play the sounds of the city back to its residents. 

We Wanna Be Friends With Local Author and Illustrator Wendy MacNaughton

Our city is chock-full of interesting people and wild personalities. Overwhelmed by the coolness? Every week we'll pick one standout local we'd love to be friends with to answer seven essential questions about their life in San Francisco.

Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, and More Ways to Laugh Your Ass Off This Month

This month starts with some comedy from a Broken Lizard, a pair of twin brothers, a late night talk show host with a Scottish accent, and a Guiness World Record setter. 

Local Tastemakers Toast Hamel Family Wines Launch

Watch out, Mondavis—there's a new wine family in town. The familial troupe behind Hamel Family Wines previewed their new brand with back-to-back tastemaker dinners on the stunning Sonoma property late last month, with none other than Gary Danko catering the affair and event extraordinaire Ken Fulk setting the mood.

This Week's Hottest Events: A Pink Party, Bruno Mars, and More

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)!

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