San Francisco Art Institute, the Bay Area’s intrepid home for renegade art and innovative education, is throwing its annual fȇte on May 13, 2015, with Gala Vernissage and Varnished: The After Party. For one night only, this celebration takes over the historic Pier 2 at Fort Mason Center, summoning art, artists, and the people who love them to the edge of the bay. All proceeds benefit student-artist scholarships at SFAI.
Founded in 1957, the San Francisco International Film Festival (SFIFF) is the longest-running film festival in the Americas. Held this spring from April 23 to May 7, SFIFF is a top-notch showcase of cinematic discovery and innovation, featuring close to 150 films and events, 100 filmmakers in attendance, and nearly two dozen awards presented for excellence in film craft. And this year, they'll be knocking it out of the park.
The Museum of Craft and Design is turning ten, and to celebrate, they're throwing a major party to celebrate their decade of disruption in design and craft. On April 24, join the MCD for a live and silent auction featuring eye-catching work from leading artists and designers, along with curated experiences immersed in the craft and design world.
The California Academy of Sciences will host its annual Gala and Party After Dark on April 23, 2015. This unforgettable evening is the opportunity to let loose in a stunning, iconic setting while raising a glass to bright minds making remarkable contributions to the field of science education—a topic at the heart of the Academy’s mission to explore, explain, and sustain life. And we're giving away two tickets to the event! Just sign up for our newsletter below to enter.
Living in San Francisco, there's such a strong focus on finding the perfect home that it's easy to forget the importance of what you put inside it once you close the deal. Presidio Classics simplifies and streamlines the process of sourcing window treatments, focusing on hand-woven, natural-fiber window shade designs that will give your apartment or home a natural glow.
Earlier this year, we introduced you to seven local leaders who are shaking things up in the fields of education, sustainability, and community development. Inspired by their contributions, we collaborated with the University of Oregon to launch the Vanguard Award, dedicated to shedding light on community members who are revolutionizing the status quo.
In early March, you nominated hundreds of gamechanging locals who are working to make the Bay Area a better place and deserve to win the Vanguard Award. We've narrowed down the field to seven finalists, and now it's time to determine the winner.
No startup has more potential than Bay Area youth. Which is why on Friday, March 20, investors in San Francisco's adolescents came together for the 4th Annual YMCA of San Francisco Y For Youth Luncheon, a day of celebration and fundraising for signature youth programs that improve the opportunities for children within our local community.
Savvy Bay Area locals knows Marin is one of the best places in the area to mountain bike, thanks to the expansive views, sunny weather, and unexplored terrain. Not to be missed is the superb single-track loop at San Rafael's China Camp State Park. Here's your guide to the perfect weekend bike ride.
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