Markku Raittinen has an enviable job. As the global brand ambassador since 1999 for Finlandia Vodka, he travels 160 days of the year educating the world about the premium liquor, whose 3.3 million annual cases are distributed in 130 countries. (Poland is the number one market. As Markku says, "It's like selling freezers to eskimos, that country knows vodka!")
Step right up for a night of circus fun inspired by the Academy’s marvelous menagerie of creatures!
Ladies looking for unique, elegant lingerie can wrap themselves in luxury at this classy Russian Hill institution. Straight from Europe, their styles are gorgeous, delicate, and let's not forget sexy, for women and men of all shapes and sizes. And a visit to Les Cent Culottes comes complete with their bra fittings and personalized, patient service that keeps women and men devoted and coming back for more.
And, if it's time to update your lingerie drawer, hit up Les Cent Culottes for their amazing Spring Clearance Sale this weekend from April 27-29, where you can score selected collections of their unparalleled, hard-to-find French lingerie lines at 30-50% off!
Each year, in communities across the country, dynamic, passionate candidates engage in a spirited competition to earn The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's "Man & Woman of the Year" title by raising funds for blood cancer research. Every dollar counts as one vote, and the titles are awarded to the man and woman with the most votes at the end of ten weeks.
It's time for the Cal Academy of Sciences' biggest party of the year, and you're invited! For this year's Big Bang Gala, they're getting the retro-soul crooner Mayer Hawthorne on stage to dazzle the audience and get you on the dance floor with a live DJ set. And that's not the only fantastic thing going down on April 18th at the museum after dark.
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