The SF Symphony's hopping Davies After Hours parties are becoming known as the place to hang out after orchestral performances. The next happening takes place on April 27 after the renowned conductor Susanna Mälkki leads the SF Symphony in a performance of Prokofiev and Sibelius. That's when the awesome Beth Custer Ensemble will heat things up with unique a mix of soulful, funky instrumentals and more.
The visionaries behind the architectural transformations at Mint Plaza continue their penchant for stunning-yet-sustainable design with a new collection of condos in one of the city's sunniest and most celebrated neighborhoods—and have managed to become San Francisco's very first residential project to be certified Gold by Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED™) For Homes Mid-Rise.
Discarded to Divine is an innovative fundraiser for the St. Vincent De Paul Society of San Francisco that challenges designers to use discarded clothes, textiles, accessories, furniture—anything they can get their hands on—to make reclaimed, one-of-a-kind creations. More than 100 unique items, including 10 jury-selected winners, were just previewed at the de Young Museum. The April 26th Gala features both a silent auction and a live runway presentation and auction of this wearable art.
Thinking about a Tahoe getaway and already wishing you could stay longer? Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino is making it oh-so-easy to stretch your budget.
They’re adding a free night to multi-night stays, plus free daily breakfast for two. And there are so many more reasons to check in at the Hyatt. Here's a partial checklist:
- Three restaurants, including Lone Eagle Grille, a foodie favorite right on the 500-foot-long private resort beach (the only one at the lake)
By now you might've heard about the enormous I Love This City Festival taking place in May at the Lot at AT&T Park. For any music aficionado, this event is a no-brainer. This shindig boasts two solid days of the biggest names in the electronic scene, from Tiesto (easily one of the world's biggest DJs), to The Crystal Method, to Steve Aoki, to a special guest spot by LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy. Are you panting in anticipation yet?
For the 3rd consecutive year UM San Francisco has partnered with the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley to host “UM & Haas: Ensuring the Future of Innovation,” an effort to raise money for the 14th Annual UC Berkeley Startup Competition (Bplan). The UC Berkeley Startup Competition (Bplan) is one of the foremost events for budding entrepreneurs: a forum providing entrepreneurs with the best possible resources – including education, networking, team creation, mentorship and new venture financing – to help turn innovative ideas into real businesses.
The 7th Annual Discarded to Divine fashion event is upon us! It's the time of year when the savvy, the stylish, and the charitable join forces to benefit those overcoming poverty, homelessness and domestic violence through the St. Vincent de Paul Society. As is tradition, leading and aspiring designers will transform discarded clothes donated to SVDP-SF into wearable works of art and exquisite home decor, which will get snapped in a unique auction.
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