Theater/Opera

California Symphony’s Supper Club 2024

On April 13, the California Symphony transported guests back to the golden era of supper clubs at its Symphony Supper Club gala with honorary chair Sharon Simpson, event co-chairs Julie Basque and Abby Dye, and host for the evening, Artistic…

Berkeley Rep’s Ovation Gala

Berkeley Repertory Theatre (Berkeley Rep) and gala co-chairs Jill Fugaro and Sudha Pennathur hosted the 2024 Ovation Gala on Saturday, April 13 at The Ritz-Carlton in San Francisco. The gala paid tribute…

Cal Performances’ 2024 Gala Celebrates Dance

On April 4th, Cal Performances held their annual gala on campus at UC Berkeley. This year’s soiree celebrated three dance luminaries: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Executive Director Bennett Rink, Interim Artistic…

Events Calendar: June 2024

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Events Calendar: May 2024

From Napa Valley and Healdsburg to North Beach and Half Moon Bay, this season graces the San Francisco Bay Area with outdoor festivals, fabulous concerts, cultural and theater performances, museum exhibitions, and…

Festival Napa Valley’s Angels of the Arts Award

On March 7, 2024 Festival Napa Valley presented composer Gordon Getty with its Angels of the Arts Award in a celebratory ceremony at San Francisco’s War Memorial Green Room. The elegant evening…

Events Calendar: March / April 2024

When it’s spring in San Francisco, everybody gets an extra bounce in their step. Head to Golden Gate Park for two special exhibitions at the de Young and make time to admire…

San Francisco Ballet 2024 Opening Night Gala, Pandora: Curiosity Unveiled

A dazzling evening of world-class dance and glamour, the 2024 Gala was an unforgettable celebration of the arts on Wednesday, January 24 at 5pm at the War Memorial Opera House and San Francisco City Hall. San Francisco Ballet was proud…

San Francisco Ballet hosts Nutcracker Luncheon

Chaired by SF Ballet Board of Trustees member Alexandra Newman, the annual fundraising luncheon held at Zellerbach Rehearsal Hall included crafts and activities, appearances from Nutcracker characters, and the opportunity to take part in…

San Francisco Opera Guild’s An Evening on the Stage

The 10th Anniversary Celebration of An Evening on the Stage was held on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, and honored Karen J. Kubin and Mary and Bill Poland, who have been stalwart supporters…

2023 SFFILM Awards Night

The celebratory event honors exemplary achievement in film craft and is a fundraiser with proceeds from the event supporting the organization’s mission to discover, nurture, and showcase the next generation of film…

Events Calendar: January / February 2024

And just like that, 2023 is history… but just look at what 2024 promises. We’re excited about the 2024 Opening Night Gala at San Francisco Ballet with its intriguing theme, Pandora: Curiosity…

Opus One Premieres: Yang Bao’s Sol One

The world premiere of Yang Bao’s Sol One on November 8, 2023 marked the debut of a new collaboration between Opus One and Festival Napa Valley: Opus One Premieres. According to the composer, “Sol One”…

A Benefit Costume Ball to Support San Francisco Artists 

Saint Joseph’s Arts Foundation celebrated its five-year anniversary on October 26th, 2023. The Bay Area’s most influential artists and innovators, performers and politicians, thought-leaders and change-makers gathered for a party to benefit Saint…

San Francisco Performances Gala 2023

On September 29th, San Francisco Performances launched its 44th season with a gala at the War Memorial Veterans Building in San Francisco. The event celebrated the wonderful Alexander String Quartet’s 35th anniversary…

Events Calendar: November / December 2023

The festive holiday season delivers more than our fair share of beloved spectacles. The Nutcracker, a classical ballet that has charmed audiences since its 1944 U.S. debut in San Francisco, takes place…

San Francisco Opera’s Annual Meeting and Luncheon 2023

San Francisco Opera Guild held its Annual Meeting and Luncheon on Tuesday, September 19th, 2023, in the stunning Golden Gate Room at The Westin St. Francis Hotel. The event featured welcome remarks…