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An odd mixture of historical exhibits and "innovation entrepreneurs" celebrated the 100th anniversary of the 1915 Pan Pacific Expo at the Palace of Fine Arts on Saturday... 
A wedding party photo shoot was interrupted by hordes of visitors to architect Bernard Maybeck's Palace of Fine Arts complex last Saturday. The crowds had arrived at the Palace, which looks like an improbable realization of ...
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A new exhibit devoted to the luxury end of the prostitution world in Japan of the Edo Period (1615-1868) has opened at the Asian Art Museum. I personally want this robe.
A wall sign advertising SEDUCTION looked bizarre the other day as it framed masses of street people spread out with their dogs and hoarded trash on the sidewalks and thin lawn of Fulton Street. The signage was for a new spec...
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Congratulations to everyone performing Brahms' "A German Requiem" at the SF Symphony on Saturday...
The Saturday evening performance at the San Francisco Symphony of Brahms' A German Requiem was stirring and beautiful. It's too bad that the concert started with a deadly dull rendition by organist Jonathan Dimmock of four Ch...
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Franklin and Grove Streets are closed because of a huge sinkhole caused by a water main break. Would not advise anyone to drive into the neighborhood tonight because it's a mess.
Shortly after noon today, a water main busted at the intersection of Franklin and Grove Streets, which started a flood in the area. To fix the problem, city workers had to create a huge sinkhole in the middle of the busy int...
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Possible religious experience ahead at Davies this weekend...
Herbert Blomstedt (above) is in San Francisco for two weeks to conduct concerts at the San Francisco Symphony, his old orchestra where he was Music Director from 1985-1995. I heard him conducting the Sibelius Second Symphony ...
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A concert version of Rossini's rarely performed "Zelmira" at the new Rossmoor Event Center was a surprising success...
The gated senior community of Rossmoor in Walnut Creek has just built a new Event Center for dining and dancing along with performances on a well-equipped proscenium stage by both residents and outside performing groups. On ...
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Pan Pacific International Exposition 100th Anniversary Party
A wedding party photo shoot was interrupted by hordes of visitors to architect Bernard Maybeck's Palace of Fine Arts complex last Saturday. The crowds had arrived at the Palace, which looks like an improbable realization of a Maxfield Parrish painting, for ...
A wedding party photo shoot was interrupted by hordes of visitors to architect Bernard Maybeck's Palace of Fine Arts complex last Saturday. The crowds had arrived at the Palace, which looks like an improbable realization of ...
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Seduction at the Asian
A wall sign advertising SEDUCTION looked bizarre the other day as it framed masses of street people spread out with their dogs and hoarded trash on the sidewalks and thin lawn of Fulton Street. The signage was for a new special exhibit at the Asian Art Muse...
A wall sign advertising SEDUCTION looked bizarre the other day as it framed masses of street people spread out with their dogs and hoarded trash on the sidewalks and thin lawn of Fulton Street. The signage was for a new spec...
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For all flesh is as grass
The Saturday evening performance at the San Francisco Symphony of Brahms' A German Requiem was stirring and beautiful. It's too bad that the concert started with a deadly dull rendition by organist Jonathan Dimmock of four Chorale Preludes by Brahms, follow...
The Saturday evening performance at the San Francisco Symphony of Brahms' A German Requiem was stirring and beautiful. It's too bad that the concert started with a deadly dull rendition by organist Jonathan Dimmock of four Ch...
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Traffic Disaster at Franklin and Grove
Shortly after noon today, a water main busted at the intersection of Franklin and Grove Streets, which started a flood in the area. To fix the problem, city workers had to create a huge sinkhole in the middle of the busy intersection, which screwed up traff...
Shortly after noon today, a water main busted at the intersection of Franklin and Grove Streets, which started a flood in the area. To fix the problem, city workers had to create a huge sinkhole in the middle of the busy int...
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Why You Should Hear The Brahms Requiem This Weekend
Herbert Blomstedt (above) is in San Francisco for two weeks to conduct concerts at the San Francisco Symphony, his old orchestra where he was Music Director from 1985-1995. I heard him conducting the Sibelius Second Symphony last week in a precise yet smoot...
Herbert Blomstedt (above) is in San Francisco for two weeks to conduct concerts at the San Francisco Symphony, his old orchestra where he was Music Director from 1985-1995. I heard him conducting the Sibelius Second Symphony ...
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Zelmira in Rossmoor
The gated senior community of Rossmoor in Walnut Creek has just built a new Event Center for dining and dancing along with performances on a well-equipped proscenium stage by both residents and outside performing groups. On Sunday afternoon at the Center, t...
The gated senior community of Rossmoor in Walnut Creek has just built a new Event Center for dining and dancing along with performances on a well-equipped proscenium stage by both residents and outside performing groups. On ...
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