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Drew Altizer

Spin City with DJ AM

photography by Heather Wiley and Drew Altizer

Party pics from last week's DJ AM and Vintage 415 shindig at the Ambassador.

Happy Chinese New Year

Louis Vuitton hosted a Chinese New Year reception at its Union Square location, featuring lion dancers and all manner of cocktails and nibbles to celebrate the occasion.

Celebrating Life

Supporters of UCSF's Foundation for Cardiac Research (FCR), which is led by leading cardiologist Dr. Kanu Chatterjee, celebrated the Foundation's work at a party hosted by Ann and Gordon Getty on Saturday night. Guests, including FCR founder Jane Logan, Walter Shorenstein, Beth Townsend and Mark Wagoner, and Therese and Malcolm Post, enjoyed a private concert by Kris Kristofferson, who credits Dr. Chatterjee with saving his life.

Lunching with Ludot

Neiman Marcus held a luncheon featuring French designer Didier Ludot's dresses on behalf of the Junior Committee for the de Young Museum. John Capizzi, VP/GM of Neiman Marcus Union Square, hosted the event with Lucy Buchanan (whose husband is the deYoung director), Kathryn Lasater and Alison Speer.

Bay Club Marin's Annual Gala

Gardner Jones, Eva Peterson   Daria and Roger Gershman (photo: Heather Wiley)

<i>Wild Hogs</i>' Stars in SF

Celebrities John Travolta, William H. Macy, Martin Lawrence and Tim Allen hit Pier 27 in San Francisco as part of their whirlwind press tour touting their upcoming comedy-adventure, Wild Hogs.


Arts of Pacific Asia Show Opening

The 11th annual Arts of Pacific Asia Show opening, held in the Festival Pavilion at Fort Mason, benefited the education programs of the Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture. The show continues through February 4 (Sunday) and features rare Cambodian Silk Ikats from NY's Chinalai Gallery.

Dana Lyons, Natania Caskey

Get Your Fashion

The 2007 Junior League Fashion Show launch party had Look Agency models in Macy's clothes strutting their stuff at the British Motor Cars' Showroom. Lo'renzo Hill styled the show with Patrick Evan Salon taking care of hair and make-up.

Adrian Sinclair, Nicole Bulick                       Lindsay Paschel, Shaila Frayer, Leah Wade

Artist Wayne Thiebaud Honored at SFMOMA

The Modern Art Council  gave painter and printmaker Wayne Thiebaud the 2006 Bay Area Treasure Award in recognition of his lifetime achievements at a luncheon held at SFMOMA yesterday.

           Thiebaud's "Toy Mickey"

SFMOMA Art Award Exhibition

According to the SFMOMA website, "the 2006 SECA Art Award exhibition presents work by five extraordinary artists—Sarah Cain, Kota Ezawa, Amy Franceschini, Mitzi Pederson, and Leslie Shows—who work with a diverse array of media and subject matter. The biennial award, sponsored by SFMOMA's SECA (Society for the Encouragement of Contemporary Art) auxiliary, recognizes local artists of exceptional promise."

The exhibition, which kicked off on Jan. 27, will continue through Sunday, April 22, 2007.
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