S.F. CELEBRATES THE GLORIES OF ART AND THE GRIDIRON

“Cultural arts are typically not a top consideration when the National Football League plans its annual Super Bowl bacchanalia. But, thankfully, the city of San Francisco knows how to express athletics and artfulness in one decorous huddle… A pre-concert dinner in the Symphony’s SoundBox space that Blueprint Studios tricked out in ‘tailgate chic’. Staffers donned black-and-white umpire stripes as the crack McCalls Catering & Events crew passed around fan favorites like pigs in a blanket and hot wings. Each table was crowned not only with a clever football centerpiece and meal but also a bona fide NFL superstar…”