Ai Weiwei's Blossom

Ai Weiwei’s Special Exhibit at Alcatraz, a New Destination in International Art World

Starting September 27, 2014, San Francisco's Alcatraz will be the site for one of this year's most important art exhibits internationally.The "@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz" exhibit, produced by the FOR-SITE Foundation, provides Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's sculpture, sound, and mixed-media installations in four locations in the former prison -- areas which are usually restricted to the public.
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Red Soles on Maiden Lane: Christian Louboutin in San Francisco

Christian Louboutin recently celebrated the opening of the brand's beautiful new boutique at 29 Maiden Lane in San Francisco, with host Sloan Barnett. Barnett was joined by guests such as Jacqueline Sacks, Heather Ive, Juliet de Baubigny, Katie Traina, Carol Bonnie, Dr. Carolyn Chang, Mary Beth Shimmon, Jessica Moment, Sobia Shaikh, Barbara Brown, Jenna Hunt, Gail Glasser, Sonya Molodetskaya, Emily Holt, Nina Stanford, and others eager to celebrate San Francisco's entree to Louboutin World.
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You’re Going Places with Carlos Souza!

The international man of style constantly travels to amazing destinations as Worldwide Brand Ambassador for Valentino, and has compiled a beautiful collection of photos from his travels, including to #SanFrancisco!
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San Francisco’s “Passione,” Opera 2014

The San Francisco Opera Guild recently hosted the opening night of the Opera's 92nd Season with the theme of "Passione," co-chaired by Teresa Medearis and Cynthia Schreuder, with honorary chairs Cynthia Fry Gunn and Dede Wilsey, with Opera Guild president Karen Kubin.
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Find Out How You Can Lunch With Fashion Icon Rachel Zoe

IfOnly.com, the site for unique luxury experiences, is making it possible for you and up to three friends to visit the holy grail of celebrity fashion in Hollywood, when you explore Rachel Zoe's headquarters and enjoy lunch with the style icon herself.
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Azerbaijan’s Amazing New Airport Terminal

Heydar Aliyev International Airport Istanbul is the site of this amazing new structure. Created by architectural firm Autoban, the new terminal space at Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Azerbaijan features enormous cocoon structures in various stages...
GUCCI PARTNERS WITH SONOMA HORSE PARK: Giant Steps Charity Classic Six Bar and Gala

Giant Steps Charity Classic 2014, Sponsored by Gucci

Gucci was the presenting sponsor of the Sonoma Horse Park Giant Steps Charity Classic Six Bar and Gala on Saturday, August 2, 2014. This was the second year Gucci partnered with Sonoma Horse Park and Giant Steps Charity Classic. Gucci’s commitment to the global sport of show jumping is well established; Gucci proudly sponsors top rider’s Edwina Tops-Alexander and Jessica Springsteen, and presents the annual Gucci Paris Masters.
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Alexandre de Betaks’ Production for Dior Haute Couture

Alexandre de Betak and his Paris based studio, Bureau Betak, created an extraordinarily beautiful setting for the Christian Dior Couture Fall/Winter 2014 Fashion Show in Musee Rodin. Known for organizing worldwide fashion shows and other top tier special events, such as Tiffany and Co's Diamond Exhibition in Beijing, Betak's productions are among the greatest in the world.
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The Monaco Yacht Club, Monte Carlo

The Foster + Partners "Yacht Club de Monaco" has recently opened in Monte Carlo, a new centerpiece for the area's remodeled harbor. With its position directly at the water’s edge, the structure provides new social and sporting facilities that reflect the region’s status as the leading center for boating excellence in the world.
Michael Tilson Thomas, Sloan Barnett, Joshua Robison

A Special Pre-Gala Reception for the Symphony

San Francisco Symphony supporters, Sloan and Roger Barnett, recently hosted a cocktail reception in anticipation of the San Francisco Symphony's Opening Night Gala on September 3, 2014.