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La Grande Fête

Transition is in the air, and that’s what allowed the San Francisco Ballet to proceed with its 89th season-opening gala after a 2-month delay forced by an omicron wave in January. It…

Under One Umbrella

Just after Ayana Mc Shate’s 27th birthday, she detected a lump—invasive breast cancer. Within days, the Modesto resident was at Stanford Women’s Cancer Center; thanks to treatment, her cancer is in remission.…

The Unveiling of RH San Francisco, The Gallery

It was a labor of loveand then some. “It took seven years and more money than I can remember,” Gary Friedman, chairman and CEO of RH, aka Restoration Hardware, said with a…

Aubrey Brewster’s Rencontre Moi à Paris Birthday Lunch

Aubrey Brewster couldn’t make it to Paris for his annual birthday trip, so he brought Paris to his friends. “We needed this,” he said of the escapist afternoon, two years into the…

Haute Living Launch Party at Redmint

Redmint, an urban wellness sanctuary, had only been open for two days when Pernella Somerville, a competitor from a Union Square spa, set foot within its doors. Was that kosher? Hell, yeah,”…

Aubrey About Town | Meet Me in Paris – Recreating Paris

Whether it’s a ball, an affair, a shindig, a barbeque, or a bash, hosting and planning the perfectand memorable party is my passion. From an early age making moments special for others…

Meet Luca Garbero

Italian Filmmaker & Culture Purveyor While setting the world ablaze with his energy and ingenuity, Luca Garbero took a few precious moments out of his nonstop fabulous life to chat with us.…

Aubrey About Town | My Most Fashionable Friends

My affinity for fashion goes back to my childhood in San Francisco. I remember saving up the money earned from a summer job when I was 15 years old for a white…

Spring Cleaning? Try This for Your Mind and Body.

Lydia is a passionate advocate of healthy living. She has launched and positioned many health and wellness-related companies, products, technologies and organizations receiving more than 100 awards nationally and internationally. Her focus…

Haute Living San Francisco Launch Party

Overlooking the palm-lined Embarcadero and the Bay Bridge’s twinkling lights, San Francisco’s Harborview Restaurant & Bar is definitely a room with a view. That made a sparkling setting in which to celebrate…

FOG: Design + Art

After last year’s pandemic-inspired hiatus, FOG Design + Art at Fort Mason roared back to life as a benefit for educational programs at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. New blood…

Chasing Angels

Art is personal for J. Patrick King, whose recent exhibition, Chasing Angels, 17 works of mixed media on wood and paper, was a tribute to Jacqueline King, the toddler he and his…

The City Celebrates Yuan Yuan Tan

On February 13, San Francisco gathered at the Palace Hotel to celebrate principal dancer Yuan Yuan Tan, our city’s most admired ballerina as she marks her 27th year with the San Francisco…

Healthy Horizons: Dr. Toni Brayer Talks Holistic Healing

Have you ever considered integrative medicine? Dr Toni Brayer, one of the lead physicians of Sutter’s Institute for Health & Healing, thinks you should. “Integrative medicine is absolutely critical to global health.…

Gift Guide: Valentine’s Day Love Notes

Stumped on what to wrap up for your one true love? You can’t go wrong if you follow our lead.  Jacob & Co Diamond Chandelier Earrings and Papillon Earrings Based in Geneva…

The Changemaker: Living Well by Doing Good

Conversation with San Francisco Human Rights Commissioner Karen Clopton   Inclusivity. Equity. Diversity. These powerful words represent some of the most profound challenges and opportunities of our societal landscape and human experience. For San Francisco…

Part the Cloud

Michaela “Mikey” Hoag’s biennial Part the Cloud gala drew big names, including Steph Curry, Netflix founder Reed Hastings, and venture capitalist Vinod Khosla, and raised big money: $33 million and counting for…

On the Edge: De Young Museum

The name of the de Young Museum’s new annual fundraiser, On the Edge, was chosen long before the pandemic caused the event, slated for 2020, to be postponed. Prescience? The gala, held…

Conservatory of Music Gala 2021

The William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation’s $46 million gift to the San Francisco Conservatory of Music in 2018 was among the largest donations ever made to an American music school. Three years…