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.



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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.

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Watch the Duck Drop

You bet your life he was there. Seventy of his closest friends and family celebrated a man's 85th birthday at a Santa Rosa hotel. There was one person who wasn't on the guest list. Groucho Marx made a surprise appearance and roasted the birthday boy. That famous duck on Groucho's show, the puppet duck who dropped from the ceiling when a contestant said the magic word, did not fly in with Groucho.

According to his daughter, "Groucho was a big hit. I will definitely have him back for our next celebration."


Havana Cigar, Groucho with the birthday boy's daughter

Celebrity Gems arranges a Groucho Marx impersonator, a Marilyn Monroe impersonator, and Elvis impersonator in San Francisco, San Jose, Fremont, Oakland, and San Mateo.

A Warm and Tropical Night in San Francisco

Let's party tonight

Forget the fog and cold weather in San Francisco.  For a Tropicana theme at Bimbo's 365 Club, a Carmen Miranda impersonator warmed up the crowd by dancing and singing in Latin, wearing her rainbow colored dress topped by her Tutti Fruitti hat.  Celebrity Gems arranges a Carmen Miranda impersonator, a Michael Jackson impersonator, a Marilyn Monroe impersonator in San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, Walnut Creek, and San Mateo.

Friday, January 12, 2018

Magician wins over Sceptic Audience, Celebrity Gems arranges magicians in San Francisco Bay Area

Retired and active police and sheriffs have heard and seen it all. For the families of public safety officers, Magician Nathaniel was invited back for a repeat performance for their annual holiday and dessert social. According their event planner, "I hope you had a very happy holiday! Nathaniel out did himself again! He just gets better and better each time we host him. Again thank you, you're a pro. Please thank Nathaniel again."

I know I'll find your card, one chance out of 52

Celebrity Gems arranges magicians and jugglers in San Francisco, San Mateo, Fremont, Walnut Creek, and San Jose.