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Hot new events in cool new year

Vau de Vire Society dancers perform Swords in Chains acrobatic dance at the 2017 Edwardian Ball. Photo: Marco Sanchez

Myriad events ring in the new year, including The Edwardian Ball (pictured) and World’s Faire, in its 18th iteration of bringing the life of writer-illustrator Edward Gorey to life, with a new feature this year, The Artful Treasure Hunt.

Looking for a cultural experience? Shen Yun Performing Arts, the spectacular production of Chinese dance and music delivers. Need some laughs? Sketchfest headliners are Ricky Gervais, Jane Lynch, and Dick Cavett — enough said. Hungry? Restaurant Week has you covered. Love the ballet? The San Francisco Ballet’s Opening Night Gala is your ticket. Art? It’s your last chance to see Eyvind Earle at the Walt Disney Family Museum and Klimpt and Rodin at the Legion of Honor. Check out our calendar section for details.



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