Theater/Opera

La Vita è Bella with the Bocelli Family

AN EXCLUSIVE EVENING WITH A REMARKABLE PURPOSE BY MAURO APRILE ZANETTI AND OLIVIA DECKER PHOTOS BY LUCA ROSSETT Andrea Bocelli, the world’s most famous tenor, and his family will be appearing in…

San Francisco Opera celebrates 100 years

The 2022-2023 season honors the company’s storied past and bright future with Opera Ball: The Centennial Celebration, Opening Night, 100th Anniversary concerts, and more.

San Francisco Symphony Opening Night Gala 2022

Friday, September 23, 2022 at 7pm Co-chaired by Navid Armstrong and Jeremy Gallaher, the San Francisco Symphony’s Opening Night Gala includes a red-carpet welcome leading up to an inspiring concert, followed by…

Events Calendar: March / April 2022

San Francisco knows spring has sprung when the magnificent saucer-sized pink, white, and magenta magnolias burst into bloom at San Francisco Botanical Garden. Across the city, a busy social calendar also blossoms…

Yuan Yuan Tan’s 25th Anniversary Celebration

Helgi Tomasson San Francisco Ballet Artistic Director & Principal Choreographer hosts a spectacular evening for Yuan Yuan Tan at the Palace Hotel WHEN: SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2022, 5:30 PM VIP Reception |…

Evening On the Stage: San Francisco Opera Guild

For sheer drama, few philanthropic dinners rival the San Francisco Opera’s Evening on the Stage, held amid the setting of the company’s latest production. This year’s featured garden scenery from Cosi Fan…

Events Calendar: January / February 2022

San Francisco’s most stylish event is the San Francisco Ballet’s Opening Night Gala. From Banksy to Broadway musical hits, the winter cultural calendar is packed with art, music, and dance. And all…

Events Calendar: November / December 2021

Say “So Long!” to 2021 by doing something you love. Whether it’s a Broadway revival (“I Could Have Danced All Night”) or a ballet classic (“Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy”), the…

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…

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…

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…

Performing Arts Postponed But Not Silenced

The power of music goes virtual to enrich, to unite, to heal Photo Credit: ©Drew Altizer Photography The global pandemic has caused the cancellation of all performing arts live concerts and events…

Blockbuster Netflix Eco Film “Kiss the Ground” A Must See

NY Times Raves: “Inspires a Rare Feeling of Hope” The inspiring climate change documentary “Kiss the Ground“ —  backed by the founder of San Francisco-based Price.com, RJ Jain — debuted on Netflix…

Paula West

Surprises and Delights with Song When jazz singer Paula West performs, she offers a surprise or two or three. Jazz cognoscenti around the globe seek West’s richly sumptuous voice which continues to…

Isaac Mizrahi: I.M. in the A.M.

In Palo Alto, navy blue skies give way to a pinky-gold haze. A familiar voice comes through on speakerphone. “You sent that unbelievable ice cream we’ve been cheating our diets on all…