Friday, March 16, 2018

When Irish Eyes are Smiling

Irish melodies and singalong, from Diana on Celtic Harp
Long Live Ireland

Shamrocks, an Irish Leprechaun, and Irish beer with vanilla ice cream was the theme for St. Patrick's Day at the Masonic Home, Union City. Diana sang Irish ballads and performed on her Celtic Harp. The Masonic Home residents and staff sangalong with Diana, with song sheets provided by her. Erin Go Bragh, Long Live Ireland and Happy St. Patrick's Day to everyone.  Celebrity Gems arranges Celtic Harpists and Opera Harpists in Union City, Dublin, Walnut Creek, San Ramon, Oakland, and San Jose. 

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Crazy 8's at Retirement Home

Ice Sculpture celebrating 8 year anniversy
Art Work adorns the lobby
There was the number 8 throughout the dining room at the Acacia Creek Retirement Home in Union City, CA.  Why was 8 such a popular number? Residents and staff celebrated the Eighth Annivesary of this senior living complex nestled in the majestic hills of Union City.  A four piece band played hit songs from the Rock and Roll era and danceable songs from Bobby Darin, Sinatra, and Tony Bennett. Celebrity Gems arranges rock and roll and top 40 bands in Union City, Walnut Creek, San Jose, and San Francisco.
"Shake, Rattle, and Roll" from the 60's

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Jazz and Top 40 trio in Napa

Top 40 and Jazz Trio adds ambience

A Jazz and Pop trio added that perfect ambience at a corporate event in the beautiful and scenic wine country in Napa, Ca. According to the event planner, "This trio was the perfect compliment to our wine tasting and passed hors d'oeuvres prior to our dinner. Our group even sang along when they played popular songs."  Celebrity Gems arranges Jazz and Pop music in Napa, San Francisco, San Jose, and Walnut Creek.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Chinese New Year at San Francisco Premium Outlets

It would have been easier to find parking on 42nd Street and Broadway, midtown Manhattan, than at the San Francisco Premium Outlets in Livermore.  For thousands of shoppers celebrating Chinese New Year and Presidents Weekend, valet parking was the only parking available. Chinese Lion Dancing and fan dancing provided a colorful diversion for weary bargain shoppers. Celebrity Gems arranges Chinese Lion Dancing in Livermore, Dublin, Walnut Creek, San Francisco, and Oakland.
Colorful Chinese Lions for The Year of the Dog

Authentic Chinese music for the Year of the Dog

Guzheng Trio and authentic Chinese musi
The Chinese Zither

A Chinese Trio played music on the Guzheng, a stringed instrument with a 2500 year history in honor of Chinese New Year and the Year of the Dog. The lead musician explained the significance of the music to include fishermen and tornedoes with huge waves, a love song, and enchantment and surenity. For many shoppers at the San Francisco Premium Outlets, it was the first time that they were introduced to the Chinese Zither. Celebrity Gems arranges Chinese music and Guzheng in Livermore, San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Names drawn on Silk Fans

A Calligrapher drew names in Chinese letters on Silk Fans for Chinese New Year and "The Year of the Dog" at a San Mateo shopping center. The festivities also included Lion Dancing. According to the Event  Planner, "She was great and accommodated everyone's special request."
Names in Chinese letters on Silk Fans
Silk Fans provided a decorative keepsake

Celebrity Gems arranges Chinese calligraphers, Chinese Lion Dancing, and the Panda in San Mateo, San Jose,  Walnut Creek, Dublin, and Pleasanton.


Saturday, February 10, 2018

Right to the Heart for Livermore Model Home opening

Vineyards welcomed new home buyers
Two year old proudly gives his Mom a Valentine's Day Heart
Go First-Class with this Southwest Airlines balloon

A colorful balloon artist captured the hearts of home buyers with Valentine Heart and Dinosaur balloons at the Signature Model Home opening in Livermore. Perfectly situated three blocks from a major freeway, a vineyard symbolized Livermore and grapes outside the Signature sales office. 
Celebrity Gems arranges balloon artists and facepainters in Livermore, Dublin, Walnut Creek, San Jose, Oakland, and San Francisco.