Guests arriving at the California Academy of Sciences' Big Bang Gala were greeted by human 'butterflies' swooping and flitting about, their shimmering wings competing with patrons' dresses for color and contrast.
Wing-Davey and company -- including a three-piece ensemble that provides all manner of terrific musical and sound support -- have turned this Pericles into a showcase for quirky stagecraft. If that sounds like your dish, have at it.
San Francisco's beloved Exploratorium opened with a big splashy party that befitting its swell new digs on Pier 15. Guests were as giddy as schoolchildren on a field trip as they navigated the expanse filled to the open rafters with scientific schemes.
There is a folk tale / fairy tale feel to this month's San Francisco Silent Film Festival. The festival's upcoming winter event, a now annual day-long series of screenings at the Castro Theater, takes place on Saturday, February 16.
I had the pleasure of attending opening night of Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street at the Eureka Theater. The Ray of Light Theatre production was absolutely stunning and worth the modest ticket price.
You may not know it, being out here on the "other coast," but we have a presidential election coming up. Although we are one of the biggest states and one of the biggest piles of electoral college votes, we get absolutely no love, do we now?