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Swoon-worthy Date Ideas

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Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. Are you feeling the pressure of planning the perfect date???  Instead of doing dinner and drinks, get out and do something with your special someone! If you must do dinner take a fresh approach.  Give your eyes a break and rely on your other senses. Guests at Opaque indulge in […]

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Noir in SF and Abroad

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The Noir City Film Festival runs until Sunday, February 2nd. “It’s A Bitter Little World” is the theme of this year’s festival and it features international films. Last night I had the pleasure of seeing two Japanese Noir films: Drunken Angel and Stray Dog. Both films were sexy and dark- just the way Noir is […]

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San Francisco on Film

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Last night the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society celebrated Kim Novak, the star of Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo, and awarded her with the San Francisco Cinematic Icon award.  To further celebrate San Francisco’s rich film history, the SF Museum and Historical Society is featuring a special exhibit at the Old Mint. The exhibit opens tomorrow runs […]

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The Odyssey on Angel Island

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“Tell me, O muse, of that ingenious hero who travelled far and wide after he had sacked the famous town of Troy.” The Odyssey, written by Homer in 800 B.C.E. is an epic poem about adventure on land and the high seas. Most people read a small portion of the poem in their high school […]

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Museum Happy Hours

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These happy hours are a great break from the standard happy hour at the local bar and they also make for a fun date night activity. Many museums and galleries in San Francisco feature monthly or weekly events for their adult patrons. Below are three of the more popular happy hours.   NightLife at the […]

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