Arts

San Francisco Opera Celebrates Its 99th Season

Inaugural Season of New Music Director Eun Sun Kim A long-anticipated return to live opera performances for the first time in more than 20 months—is finally here. And with it, comes the…

Artsy Slopes: This Ski Town’s Art Museum Has No Walls

For most people the thought of Vail, one of Colorado’s premier ski towns, conjures images of snowy slopes, puffy jackets, and ice bars in winter. True outdoor enthusiasts revere it equally for its summer…

Saving the Lives of Those Who Save Ours

By Allison Pacatte Joe Alioto Veronese, Co-Founder and Executive Director of The National First Responders Fund (NFRF), Offers Support and Funding for First Responders’ Mental Health Resources  With the The 5th Annual…

Rare Michael Fabiano Private Concert

Please join Festival Napa Valley and Olivia Decker for a special private performance by world renowned tenor Michael Fabiano benefiting ArtSmart Michael Fabiano has performed in many of the best opera houses in…

Festival Napa Valley

It promised 10 days of cultural uplift and the 15th Festival Napa Valley delivered. The July event, with performances by world-class artists at winery luncheons and outdoor dinner galas, thrills audiences, and…

Events Calendar: September/October 2021

Listen up! It’s a music-filled fall on stages big and small. The curtain at War Memorial rises as SF Opera comes home, big name concert performers make up for lost time at…

Dynamic Dames

Five living legends of San Francisco describe the forces that propel their passions. Denise Hale: Caviar with a Side of Civility Nobody goes to a dinner party because they’re hungry, and those…

Tranquil Spaces: Some of the world’s best sculpture gardens await

What’s so special about sculpture? Perhaps it’s the way it shares the space with us, in three dimensions, almost as if it were alive. Tactile, made from slick marble, gleaming metal, rough-hewn wood, or scores of other materials,…

The Art of Wore

Creativity takes courage. Behind easy grace and sunny candor, the founder of haute couture darling Tokyo Gamine has it in spades.

Events Calendar: July / August 2021

Outdoor concerts and all that jazz! A sure sign that summer is mostly happening this year; Stern Grove Festival is back, baseball is in full swing, and BottleRock Napa Valley (Sept. 3-5)…

Queen of Arts

Sherene Melania unites storytelling and social justice at Presidio Dance Theatre Dancing in toe shoes is a balancing act—just like the mission of San Francisco’s Presidio Dance Theatre, committed to the arts…

Immersive Van Gogh Opening Night

If you’ve spent time in Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum, then you know the Dutch artist’s brush strokes bristle with movement when seen up close. Thanks to a blockbuster exhibit that premiered in…

Events Calendar: May/June 2021

Museums, we’ve missed you. Live opera, bravissimo. Spectator sports, welcome back. As the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco put it, “Less scrolling, more strolling.” Refresh your spirit this spring. Events are…

Beaux Arts Houston: How to tour Texas’ top art scene

Texas has been endlessly stereotyped: big hats, big hair, big landscape. But all along, aesthetes in the know have been lauding the state’s exemplary, abundant, well-financed, world class art scene. Perhaps Texas’ artsiest city is Houston,…

Events Calendar: March/April 2021

March is Women’s History Month; April is Down to Earth Month from the California Wine Institute and wineries are once again open for outdoor tastings. All along the coast, it’s peak whale…

Anatomy of a Wine Label: Crescere Wines

Literature lovers might recognize Crescere Wines’ label art. The Sonoma County producer of premium, estate grown Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah tapped London-based Yehrin Tong to design its ethereal logo. Yehrin is well…