Even though Giants season is several long months away, AT&T Park will swing back into action next month with the much-anticipated annual Hearts After Dark fundraiser. Every year, over 1,000 philanthropically-minded young professionals flock to the annual fete for an evening of cocktails, dancing, and general revelry, all in support of the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation.
Big week on the live music tip, folks. Dig deep and get your act together and check out the following acts.
What the 7x7 editors were thinking about this week when they should have been at work.
There's big changes in little Chinatown. The kitschy Empress of China gave up the guǐ while a pair of high profile projects — China Live and Mister Jiu — loom on the horizon. In the meantime, Chinatown remains the city’s most atmospheric neighborhood with murals to rival the Mission's and bustling markets to fuel your Fuchsia Dunlop cookbooks.
Welcome to the Kitty Personals, where eager furry friends put their hearts on the line while they seek their perfect human match. Each month, we'll spotlight a highly adoptable dog or cat that is currently available at the San Francisco SPCA. Read their stories, fall in love, and go adopt! Today, feast your eyes on this little sweetie, Muffin.
Hailed by organizers as a “Best Bet” for the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, sci-fi stunner Advantageous may just be the festival’s most uncommon example of art imitating life. Born in Berkeley to Chinese-Malaysian and Vietnamese parents, San Francisco filmmaker Jennifer Phang’s much-anticipated feature explores extreme sacrifices made by parents for their children, albeit set in a haunting dystopia 25 years in the future.
This summer, Slide the City will bring utter merriment to the streets of Oakland and San Francisco. A brightly colored vinyl waterslide will be open to Bay Area fun-lovers; but don’t be mistaken, this is not a slide-and-leave event. This will also be a full-blown party replete with live music and food that is sure to get you in the spirit of (a presumably foggy) summer.