Posts Tagged ‘presents’

You’ll Never Guess What’s Under the Christmas Tree at This McDonalds

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

I’m thinking a Big Mac, a Quarter-Pounder and maybe a McFish or something, the gold, frankincense and myrrh
of McD’s:


These are the new-school cardboard packages.

But ‘member the old design? I do.

Her First Visit Since 1969: OMG, OMG, Diana Ross Plays Our Golden Gate Theatre Friday, September 16, 2011!

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

OMG, meltingly tender Diana Ernestine Earle Ross is coming back to town!

That’s right, the most successful female music artist in history is coming to the Mid-Market on September 16th, 2011.

Here’s all you need to know:

“Tickets for Diana Ross at the Golden Gate Theatre go on sale Friday, July 29, 2011 at 10 AM, and can be purchased online at, or by phone at 888-746-1799. Tickets are $250/$125/$75 and $55.”

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All the deets:

Diana Ross to Make Her First San Francisco Appearance Since 1969

Eagerly Anticipated Return of One of America’s Most Enduring Music Legends

SAN FRANCISCO, July 21, 2011 – The City by the Bay is eagerly anticipating the triumphant return of one of the American music industry’s most enduring and beloved artists. Diana Rossis set to appear Friday, September 16, 2011 at 8 PM at the Golden Gate Theatre in downtown San Francisco. This will be the recording superstar’s first performance in San Francisco since 1969, when she performed with the Supremes at the Fairmont Hotel’s Venetian Room.

Diana Ross, her music and her voice are legendary. The concert, a full theatrical experience, will include breathtaking costumes and stage design, along with a live string and horn section. Ross has sold over 100 million records and recorded 18 number one hits. Her music became the sound of young America in the ’60s soon after she signed with Motown Records in 1961 with The Supremes. She embarked on her extraordinary solo career in 1970, and has not stopped since.

Diana Ross has had a profound influence on American popular culture and has become an icon in the entertainment industry. She is an Academy Award nominated actress for her unforgettable role as Billie Holiday in Lady Sings the Blues, a Tony and Golden Globe winner, a bestselling author, winner of 8 American Music Awards and a recipient of The Kennedy Center Honors.

SHN’s Golden Gate Theatre is one of the West Coast’s premier venues for live entertainment. Conveniently located in downtown San Francisco, the historic 1922 art deco theatre is a dramatic yet intimate setting. Located at 1 Taylor Street at Market Street & 6th, the Golden Gate Theatre is close to BART and MUNI. Presenting sponsors Hotel Fusion and Infusion Lounge are offering pre-concert special chef’s menu dining and deluxe accommodation packages.

Tickets for Diana Ross at the Golden Gate Theatre go on sale Friday, July 29, 2011 at 10 AM, and can be purchased online at, or by phone at 888-746-1799. Tickets are $250/$125/$75 and $55.

Rick Bartalini Presents:



“Macy’s Passport Presents Glamorama 2010” a Huge Success at the Orpheum Theatre

Monday, September 27th, 2010

Well, you might have missed Macy’s Passport Presents Glamorama 2010 but photographer David Yu was there at the Orpheum Theatre  on Friday.

Check out all the action right here.

Benefiting Local HIV/AIDS charities
Friday, September 24, 2010, 8pm
Fashion Show at Orpheum Theatre
Post-Party at the Asian Art Museum


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Aren’t we proud of ourselves?

Just what you’d expect from a big show like this

And Versace too:

See you next year!

Get Your Shopping on at the de Young’s Holiday Artisan Fair!

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

If you’re looking for this year’s flavor-of-the-month holiday gift item, then consider yourself referred to Tickle Me Elmo, a “quantum leap forward, another breakthrough in the preschool plush category.”

But if you’re still here, you must be jonesing for unique gifts for your loved ones. Well, then head on over to the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park for the 2008 Holiday Artisan Fair this Friday and Saturday, the 21st and 22nd of November, 2008.

See you there!

Clay(!) basket, Shuji Ikeda:

Square(!) ring, Satomi Studio:

Indigo a gogo, Tsurukichi/Matt Dick:

Simple stone, Aiko Designs:

de Young-related wool, Hiroko Kurihara Designs:

Fair Hours:
                  Friday, November 21, Noon – 8:30 PM

                         Saturday, November 22, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM 

Your browser may not support display of this image.San Francisco, August 22, 2008 – The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco will present its second annual Holiday Artisan Fair November 21 and 22. This festive seasonal event offers distinctive pieces from tabletop to textiles that make for artful gifting. The Fair will feature the work of seventeen of the Bay Area’s finest artisans, as well as an expanded selection of unique gifts, books, objects and jewelry from noted designers and publishers featured in the Museum Store. The Fair will be held in the de Young’s Piazzoni Murals Room. Admission is free, and FAMSF members will receive a 10% discount on all purchases. 

Highlights will include: 

  • Jewelryby Marna Clark (Berkeley, CA), Pam Wiston (Pacifica, CA), Denise Peacock (Santa Cruz, CA), Satomi Studios/Kristina Kada (Santa Cruz, CA) and Aiko Design/Christine Aiko Beck (San Francisco, CA).
  • Decorative Arts, including pottery and tabletop accessories, by Grant Irish (Oakland, CA), Still Life (Corte Madera, CA), Mediums to Masses (Oakland, CA), Modern Twist (San Francisco, CA), Nu Approach/Tribal Home (San Francisco, CA), Joanna Mendicino (San Francisco, CA), Jane Woodside Pottery (Fairfax, CA) and Shuji Ikeda Pottery (Berkeley, CA).
  • Textilesby Hiroko Kurihara (Oakland, CA) and Tsurukichi/Matt Dick (San Francisco, CA).  
  • Books and Stationery from Chronicle Books and Pomegranate Communications.

Every purchase helps to support the collections and exhibitions of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.