On May 13, 2015, San Francisco Art Institute threw its annual benefit for SFAI student-artist scholarships – Gala Vernissage and Varnished: The After Party. The colorful bash took over historic Pier 2 at Fort Mason Center with more than seven hundred arts supporters and exhibiting artists.
'Tis the season for tequila, and lots of it. This year La Cocina hosted the best party in town sponsored by Hornitos Tequila—a Cinco de Mayo fiesta at Southside Spirit House chock full of custom cocktails, street tacos, and oversized sombreros to get you revved up for summer, and benefiting local non-profit La Cocina.
House of Cards met the House of Dior at the Legion of Honor on Friday night when actress Kata Mara showed up at the Fine Arts Museums of SF's annual Mid-Winter Gala wearing a strapless tea length dress from the legendary couture house's fall 2013 haute couture collection.
This past week the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation threw their much-awaited annual Hearts After Dark bash. The highly-anticipated fundraiser, now in its fifth year, attracted over 1,000 charitable young professionals to AT&T Park for a night of live music, cocktails, and dancing, all in support of San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.
Looking for something special to do this weekend? Why not let professional musicians stage an entire live concert in the intimacy of your apartment? These 4 local companies are bringing the music scene to your door, literally.
Bologna, Italy, 1954: A housewife named Ada Masotti goes into the lingerie business. A skilled corset maker, she sews a small collection of lingerie, packs the pieces up in a case, then carries the collection door-to-door to local shopkeepers.The case was lined in red velvet, the lingerie displayed like fine pearls. It was then that La Perla was born. Today, La Perla has over 150 boutiques worldwide, and is opening its first in San Francisco this month.