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By Lynette Majers

American Heart Association’s
Go Red for Women

All month, We Olive
Support healthy hearts for women: buy a 12-ounce bottle of extra virgin olive oil, and We Olive will donate $1 to the movement dedicated to fighting heart disease, the leading cause of death in women.  2379 Chestnut Street (at Divisadero), 415-673-3669,; 888-694-3278,

Next to Normal
Through February 20, Curran Theatre
Friday, February 11, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Awareness Night
This highly acclaimed Tony- and Pulitzer-winning rock musical from the director of Rent about bipolar disorder is anything but depressing and has been called exhilarating. 445 Geary Street (near Mason), 888-746-1799,; 415-474-4079,

Pulp Fashion: The Art of Isabelle de Borchgrave
Through June 5, Palace of Legion of Honor
Belgian artist Isabelle de Borchgrave designs these trompe l’oeil recreations of elaborate dresses and gowns worn by European royalty and the haute couture of Chanel and Dior in – are you ready – paper. Sounds like a definite must-see. 100 34th Avenue (at El Camino Del Mar), 415-750-3600,

1st Annual “Union Street Has A Crush On You” Valentine Wine Walk
Thursday, February 10, Union Street
Sashay with your sweetie for some wine tasting and nibble sampling and find your way home with Muni or a cab. Union Street from Gough to Steiner; Fillmore Street from Union to Lombard. 800-310-6563,

Heroes & Hearts Luncheon/Hearts After Dark
Thursday, February 10, Union Square
The luncheon honors community heroes and features heart art created by local artists, and the tented evening party with live entertainment is geared to young professionals; both benefit the S.F. General Hospital Foundation. Powell, Post, Stockton, & Geary Streets; 415-206-4478,

In the Mood: A 1940s Musical Revue
Monday, February 14, Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
Give your parents this valentine: Big Band sounds and swing dance celebrated through the music of Glen Miller, Benny Goodman, the Andrews Sisters, and more. 3301 Lyon Street (near Bay), 415-392-4400,

A Spelling Bee for Cheaters
Thursday, February 17, Herbst Theatre
In this fundraiser for 826 Valencia (dedicated to developing the literary skills of kids ages 6–18), spelling teams are pitted against famous authors and celebrities, and cheating is actually encouraged. 401 Van Ness Avenue (at McAllister), 415-642-5905 ext. 210,

S.F. Chronicle Wine Competition 2011 Public Tasting
February 19, Fort Mason Center
Here’s your chance to taste the winners from the world’s largest competition of American wines to see if you agree with the judges. Marina Boulevard (at Buchannan),

Reel Glamorous with KCBS AM/FM and KRON TV’s Jan Wahl
February 20, The Walt Disney Family Museum
Learn the history of the Academy Awards and all those awarded to Disney (the most ever) with entertainment reporter Jan Wahl over wine from Silverado Vineyards and small plates from Wolfgang Puck. 104 Montgomery Street (near Lincoln in the Presidio), 415-345-6800,  

Kenn Adams’ Adventure Theater! Adventure in Space!
February 24 through March 6, Eureka Theatre
If you’re the parents of a young rising star, he or she would undoubtedly
be thrilled to join this innovative, interactive theatrical experience where the participants create the characters and plot and even the sound effects and scenery. 215 Jackson Street
(at Front), 925-408-8540,  

To compel you to cross a bridge:

B.B. King
February 24, Fox Theater, Oakland
Legendary jazz meets legendary theater wonderfully restored to its
Art Deco splendor. Strolling the halls at intermission is a show in itself
(and who knows, you may just run into Ernie Beyl). 1807 Telegraph
Avenue (at 18th), 800-745-3000,


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