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Ai Weiwei has never been to Alcatraz, but the dissident Chinese artist, whose work brings light to the issues he sees in his home-country's society, has studied the island prison extensively.

A large statement at Alcatraz by Ai Weiwei

6 Apr 2015
Ai Weiwei has never been to Alcatraz, but the dissident Chinese artist, whose work brings light to the issues he sees in his home-country's society, has studied the island prison extensively.  The artist spent several years poring over books, memoirs and photographs of the infamous prison at his home in Beijing, where he designed the seve Read More
This Saturday the sound of music will be powered by charity at an auction set up to support the San Francisco Boys Chorus.

An auction for songs in San Francisco

5 Mar 2015
Luxury real estate make the sights of San Francisco quite beautiful, but it is a group of children - specifically, a chorus of young men - that grace the city with soothing sounds. This Saturday, the sound of music will be powered by charity at an auction set up to support the San Francisco Boys Chorus.  The event will be held Read More
This Valentines Day marks the public tasting portion of the largest annual competition of American wines in the world, and the extravagant San Francisco affair should serve as a delight for all manner of wine connoisseurs.

Spoil yourself at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

13 Feb 2015
This Valentine's Day marks the public tasting portion of the largest annual competition of American wines in the world, and the extravagant San Francisco affair should serve as a delight for all manner of wine connoisseurs.  The  San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition is in its 14th year, and on Feb. 14?, the celebra Read More
Enjoy Smuin Ballet's The Christmas Ballet

Enjoy Smuin Ballet's The Christmas Ballet

9 Dec 2014
San Francisco residents who are looking for an elegant way to get into the holiday spirit, rejoice! The Christmas Ballet, put on annually by Smuin Ballet, is returning to Mountain View from Dec. 10 to 14 and to San Francisco from Dec. 18 to 27. Don't miss this truly inspirational performance. Put on by Michael Smuin in collaboration with guest Read More
Ready to ride? Join us at the 57th Annual International Auto Show

Ready to ride? Join us at the 57th Annual International Auto Show

21 Nov 2014
Rev your engines and get ready to ride, the 57th Annual International Auto Show is coming to the Moscone Center in downtown San Francisco Nov. 22 through Nov. 29. This event has all of the cars that a gear head could want, from the latest models manufactured by some of the world's leading 38 manufacturers to electric, hybrid and alte Read More
Calling discerning antique lovers in San Francisco

Calling discerning antique lovers in San Francisco

16 Oct 2014
The San Francisco Fall Antiques Show is opening soon, and discerning antique lovers from all across the Bay Area are preparing for a weekend of extraordinary exhibits. Sotheby's International Realty is one of four presenting sponsors for this year's event, and we couldn't be more excited to support this prestigious event. This yea Read More
Get out your Diamonds & Denim for the Monterey Bay Gala

Get out your Diamonds & Denim for the Monterey Bay Gala

9 Oct 2014
The Monterey Bay Gala is a different experience every year, but the one constant is that it never fails to take your breath away. Set in the stunning Carmel Valley, this luxurious event boasts an A-list entertainer and never fails to attract celebrities, socialites and people of interest from all over the nation. This year's event will be Read More
Don't miss San Francisco's Bay Cruise

Fleet Week returns to San Francisco

7 Oct 2014
Fleet Week is back in San Francisco this week, and we couldn't be more excited! After being canceled last year due to budget cuts, the Blue Angels performance and the other attractions that this annual event boasts are returning to amaze participants with a show of military expertise. Fleet Week is a long tradition of the U.S Navy, U.S. Marine Read More
The Bay Area Blues Festival comes to San Francisco

The Bay Area Blues Festival comes to San Francisco

25 Sep 2014
For years, residents of the luxury real estate in the Bay area have had a number of major festivals to look forward to. Two of those festivals - the Polk Street Blues Festival and the Downtown Martinez Italian Street Painting Festival - will merge this year to create one super-sized celebration. That combined event, dubbed the Bay A Read More
Don't miss the Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival

Don't miss the Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival

9 Sep 2014
There are very few things in this world that most people can agree on - but chocolate is one of them. Sure, some people are allergic, and some just don't have a taste for it. But for the most part, there are few things that a group of individuals can agree on as vehemently as they can when it comes to tasty, chocolaty treats.  That's Read More