San Jose Archive

  • It’s always great to know when new stores open up in my neck of the woods.  I’m especially excited because 2 new stores are planning on opening at one of my favorite spots in San Jose…Santana Row! Read below the latest and greatest: Letarte Swimwear, opening October 2014 The Maui-based brand, created by sisters Lisa Letarte Cabrinha and Michele Letarte...

    New Stores Opening at Santana Row!

    It’s always great to know when new stores open up in my neck of the woods.  I’m especially excited because 2 new stores are planning on opening at one of my favorite spots in San Jose…Santana Row! Read below the latest and greatest: Letarte Swimwear, opening October 2014 The Maui-based brand, created by sisters Lisa Letarte Cabrinha and Michele Letarte...

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  •   Opera San Jose opened it’s 31st season this past Saturday with a spectacular performance of Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto. Rigoletto tells the story of a hunch-backed court jester Rigoletto, (played this evening by Matthew Hanscom), his boss, the Duke of Mantua (Kirk Dougherty) and the tragedy that unfolds when Rigoletto’s daughter ultimately sacrifices her life for the man she loves....

    Opera San Jose Presents – Rigoletto

      Opera San Jose opened it’s 31st season this past Saturday with a spectacular performance of Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto. Rigoletto tells the story of a hunch-backed court jester Rigoletto, (played this evening by Matthew Hanscom), his boss, the Duke of Mantua (Kirk Dougherty) and the tragedy that unfolds when Rigoletto’s daughter ultimately sacrifices her life for the man she loves....

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  • We all know Tom’s as a company to have a colorful array of casual footwear but most importantly, their One for One program (a program where you purchase one product, Tom’s will help a person in need), and you certainly can’t beat that. However, did you know that Tom’s also has an eyewear line for men and women?  I’m definitely...

    Tom’s Eyewear Pop Up Kiosk at Santana Row!

    We all know Tom’s as a company to have a colorful array of casual footwear but most importantly, their One for One program (a program where you purchase one product, Tom’s will help a person in need), and you certainly can’t beat that. However, did you know that Tom’s also has an eyewear line for men and women?  I’m definitely...

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  • Hey stunners!  Grab your gals and join me as I host a fabulous shopping party at C Wonder, located at Santana Row in San Jose, CA.  Come and check out C Wonder’s latest and greatest from clothing, jewelry and decorative home accessories.  I’ll also be giving some styling tips on what to wear on these last summer days to my...

    Come Shop With Me at C Wonder Santana Row!

    Hey stunners!  Grab your gals and join me as I host a fabulous shopping party at C Wonder, located at Santana Row in San Jose, CA.  Come and check out C Wonder’s latest and greatest from clothing, jewelry and decorative home accessories.  I’ll also be giving some styling tips on what to wear on these last summer days to my...

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  • Symphony Silicon Valley’s FREE outdoor music festival returns this summer for two weeks of performances in delightful fully produced lawn concerts on the iconic Tower Lawn at San Jose State University, July 26 through August 3, 2014. Sponsored by Target, Applied Materials, City of San Jose, and host San Jose State University, the Symphony’s 7th annual Target Summer Pops festival...

    Symphony Silicon Valley Presents “Target Summer Pops”

    Symphony Silicon Valley’s FREE outdoor music festival returns this summer for two weeks of performances in delightful fully produced lawn concerts on the iconic Tower Lawn at San Jose State University, July 26 through August 3, 2014. Sponsored by Target, Applied Materials, City of San Jose, and host San Jose State University, the Symphony’s 7th annual Target Summer Pops festival...

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  • The popular summertime event returns for the sixth year with two poolside runway shows at Santana Heights and a catwalk appearance by popular football player Vernon Davis. A portion of the sales will benefit the Vernon Davis Foundation for the Arts, created by the athlete/artist/philanthropist to promote art education and art appreciation among youth from disadvantaged backgrounds. As always, the...

    Santana Row’s Annual Summer Fashion Show – June 2014!

    The popular summertime event returns for the sixth year with two poolside runway shows at Santana Heights and a catwalk appearance by popular football player Vernon Davis. A portion of the sales will benefit the Vernon Davis Foundation for the Arts, created by the athlete/artist/philanthropist to promote art education and art appreciation among youth from disadvantaged backgrounds. As always, the...

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  • After a nice dinner and drinks at the newly opened First-to-Table Saturday night, my husband walked down the street to see Opera San Jose conclude its 30th season, with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Don Giovanni. Don Giovanni is Mozart’s wonderful take on the legendary tale of the fictional Don Juan. The opera opens with Don Giovanni’s servant Leporello (played wonderfully this...

    Opera San Jose Concludes Its 30th Anniversary Season with Don Giovanni!

    After a nice dinner and drinks at the newly opened First-to-Table Saturday night, my husband walked down the street to see Opera San Jose conclude its 30th season, with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Don Giovanni. Don Giovanni is Mozart’s wonderful take on the legendary tale of the fictional Don Juan. The opera opens with Don Giovanni’s servant Leporello (played wonderfully this...

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  • Mark your calendars, stunners for Santana Row’s 2nd Annual Beauty Bash, benefiting Dress for Success San Jose!  I will personally be styling and helping you add a splash of color to your wardrobe and home at the fabulous C Wonder store. Wednesday, May 7, 2014 6pm – 9pm TICKETS ARE $20* AND AVAILABLE AT SANTANAROW.COM Tickets are $15 when you donate...

    Join Me at Santana Row’s 2nd Annual Beauty Bash!

    Mark your calendars, stunners for Santana Row’s 2nd Annual Beauty Bash, benefiting Dress for Success San Jose!  I will personally be styling and helping you add a splash of color to your wardrobe and home at the fabulous C Wonder store. Wednesday, May 7, 2014 6pm – 9pm TICKETS ARE $20* AND AVAILABLE AT SANTANAROW.COM Tickets are $15 when you donate...

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  • I have fantasized about seeing the opera since I saw Pretty Woman over 20 years ago. The glamour, the romance, the emotional reaction – it has always held so much appeal. Come to think of it, maybe it was the amazing dress and the beautiful jewels Richard Gere gave to Julia Roberts before they set off for the night that...

    Opera San Jose Presents – Madama Butterfly

    I have fantasized about seeing the opera since I saw Pretty Woman over 20 years ago. The glamour, the romance, the emotional reaction – it has always held so much appeal. Come to think of it, maybe it was the amazing dress and the beautiful jewels Richard Gere gave to Julia Roberts before they set off for the night that...

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  • Broadway San Jose’s current program, “The Australian Bee Gees: A multimedia tribute concert” is sure to have even the most casual fan of the Bee Gees out of their seat and feeling that Saturday Night Fever (or even Tuesday night fever as was the case for us as we attended the opening night). Starting in the present and rolling backwards...

    Broadway San Jose Presents – Australian Bee Gees Show

    Broadway San Jose’s current program, “The Australian Bee Gees: A multimedia tribute concert” is sure to have even the most casual fan of the Bee Gees out of their seat and feeling that Saturday Night Fever (or even Tuesday night fever as was the case for us as we attended the opening night). Starting in the present and rolling backwards...

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