Out and About San Francisco ~ San Jose

Columnist Sherrie Perkovich offers an insiders perspective of the very best San Francisco has to offer. Join her weekly to experience the best the City by the Bay has to offer - from parties to parks and everything in between.

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  • Verdi’s Il Trovatore has all the makings of the perfect opera: a doomed love triangle, war, vengeance, jealousy and passion. Photo: Opera San Jose: Il Trovatore Zachary Altman as Count di Luna, Alexander Boyer as Manrico, Cecilia Violetta Lopéz as Leonora. Photo by Pat Kirk.

    Opera San Jose performs Verdi’s Il Trovatore

    Verdi’s Il Trovatore has all the makings of the perfect opera: a doomed love triangle, war, vengeance, jealousy and passion. Published 1:20 p.m. March 8, 2013 - Comments

     
  • 200 movies, 85 premieres from 48 countries, 700 artists, actors and innovators: there is much to celebrate at Cinequest 23 Film Festival.

    Cinequest Film Festival 23 kicks off February 26 in San Jose

    200 movies, 85 premieres from 48 countries, 700 artists, actors and innovators: there is much to celebrate at Cinequest 23 Film Festival. Published 4:50 p.m. February 21, 2013 - Comments

     
  • Nothing says romance like a weekend away in Napa Valley.  Sweep your sweetie off his/her feet by spending Valentine’s Day in Napa.

    Wine Country Weekly: Napa Valley romance for your Valentine

    Nothing says romance like a weekend away in Napa Valley. Sweep your sweetie off his/her feet by spending Valentine’s Day in Napa. Published 10:29 a.m. February 8, 2013 - Comments

     
  • Leave your heart in San Francisco this Valentine’s Day

    Valentine’s Day: Leave your heart in San Francisco

    Leave your heart in San Francisco this Valentine’s Day Published 4:05 p.m. February 1, 2013 - Comments

     
  • Although most people think of Napa and Sonoma when they think California wine, you can visit wineries right in the heart of San Francisco.

    Urban wine tasting in San Francisco

    Although most people think of Napa and Sonoma when they think California wine, you can visit wineries right in the heart of San Francisco. Published 11:52 a.m. January 18, 2013 - Comments

     
  • San Francisco, California, is one of the best shopping cities in the world. Here is your holiday guide to eight hot shopping spots in the San Francisco Bay Area.

    8 San Francisco Holiday Shopping Hot Spots

    San Francisco, California, is one of the best shopping cities in the world. Here is your holiday guide to eight hot shopping spots in the San Francisco Bay Area. Published 6:00 p.m. December 14, 2012 - Comments

     
  • Napa, California, most famous for its award-winning wine, is also producing some down-and-dirty blues music.

    Napa has the wine and the blues

    Napa, California, most famous for its award-winning wine, is also producing some down-and-dirty blues music. Published 11:25 a.m. December 13, 2012 - Comments

     
  • The Napa Valley Film Festival has a theme of “Film. Food. Wine.” The Napa Valley is the perfect setting for this lavish film festival to indulge all your senses and drown them in award winning wine.

    Napa Valley Film Festival Hits

    The Napa Valley Film Festival has a theme of “Film. Food. Wine.” The Napa Valley is the perfect setting for this lavish film festival to indulge all your senses and drown them in award winning wine. Published 12:02 p.m. November 21, 2012 - Comments

     
  • So where can a Halloween-loving, fright-seeker find places and events to whet their appetite, and perhaps even their pants?  Follow this ghoulish top 13 list for the very best of the Bay Area’s frights.

    13 frightening things to do around San Francisco for Halloween

    So where can a Halloween-loving, fright-seeker find places and events to whet their appetite, and perhaps even their pants? Follow this ghoulish top 13 list for the very best of the Bay Area’s frights. Published 2:46 p.m. October 23, 2012 - Comments

     
  • Dirty blues, smooth jazz, elegant wines and tasty food can be found in Sonoma California’s Russian River

    Blues, jazz, wine and food: perfect harmony found in Sonoma’s Russian River

    Dirty blues, smooth jazz, elegant wines and tasty food can be found in Sonoma California’s Russian River Published 11:45 a.m. October 8, 2012 - Comments

     
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Sherrie Perkovich

Sherrie Perkovich

Sherrie is a perky, music and wine-loving, Northern California local that seeks out and spreads the word about San Francisco experiences as well as unforgettable wine-related travel experiences.  She is CMO of The Grape Hunter USA, where they focus on ...

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Sherrie is a perky, music and wine-loving, Northern California local that seeks out and spreads the word about San Francisco experiences as well as unforgettable wine-related travel experiences.  She is CMO of The Grape Hunter USA, where they focus on helping artisan wineries and developing unique wine travel for consumers. Follow her on Twitter @BigNoseWino

Sherrie is a San Francisco local that fancies herself an extroverted fine dining, wine drinking, know-it-all.  If it’s happening near SF, Sherrie is in on it.  Follow her columns,  for the widest range of Out and About San Francisco ~ San Jose treats and Wine Country Weekly.  

 

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