Dede Wilsey

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco board members approved a new title for Dede Wilsey earlier this year. {Drew Altizer/SF Examiner/2011)

Scoop: Update on Fine Arts Museums’ ‘improper’ payment

On Thursday, the San Francisco Office of the Controller issued a statement…


Retiring San Francisco Opera General Director David Gockley gave soprano Renée Fleming the San Francisco Opera Medal at Thursday’s gala concert at the War Memorial Opera House. (Courtesy Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera)

Opera stars bid fun, fond farewell to David Gockley

Perhaps the best thing from “Celebrating David!” at the War Memorial Opera…


The Oscar de la Renta retrospective at the de Young includes the silk tulle gown Amy Adams wore on the red carpet at the Academy Awards in 2013. (Courtesy Steve Granitz/Getty Images)

Oscar de la Renta created designs to make women feel lovely

Quite a bit about “Oscar de la Renta,” the first major retrospective…