AIDS fundraiser rocks San Francisco's Orpheum Theatre 

Macy’s Passport presents Glamorama: Friday’s fashion-themed benefit at the Orpheum Theatre featured performances by Bruno Mars and Far East Movement; designs by Armani Jeans, Calvin Klein, Papi, Tommy Girl, Kenneth Cole and Tracy Reese; and an after-party at the Asian Art Museum. Proceeds go to groups helping people with HIV and AIDS; this year’s beneficiaries include the AIDS Emergency Fund, Project Open Hand, the Glide Foundation, Macy’s Passport Fund and Youth Health Forums.

Famed Jewish escape artist Harry Houdini’s legacy

‘Houdini: Art and Magic’: On Saturday, the Contemporary Jewish Museum in The City hosted a party to open its current show, the first major art museum exhibition to examine Houdini’s life and legend. Organized by The Jewish Museum, New York, the exhibit of some 160 objects includes contemporary artworks, historical photographs, posters, magic apparatus and archival and silent films.  

Cantor Arts celebrates Rodin

‘Rodin By Moonlight’: Some 400 patrons attended the biennial black-tie fundraiser for the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University on Saturday at the museum. The party featured cocktails, fine dining, dancing in the sculpture garden and a preview viewing of the exhibition “Rodin and America: Influence and Adaptation 1876-1936.”  Honorary chairs were Shirley and Duncan Matteson and Melissa and Jim Badger. Event chairs were Lisa Mooring and Charlene Cogan.

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