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Week in Review: Napa Valley Film Festival Kicks Off, Panerai Bash

The fourth annual Napa Valley Film Festival, this week’s hautest Bay Area event, kicked off on Nov. 12 with stars from the celebrity and culinary world out and about. Not to be outdone, San Francisco had its fair share of noteworthy events, including the inaugural dinner at the swank Crystal Jade Liang Nan restaurant, an electric Panerai bash and a party to celebrate Benefit’s 25th anniversary. We’ve also got photos from the raucous Top of the Mark bash we told you about last week.

Napa Valley Film Festival: 5 People to See (Including Kevin Costner)

We know it’s not cool to go gaga over celebrities—even if they are two-time Academy Award winner Kevin Costner— but we understand if you just can’t help yourself during the fourth annual Napa Valley Film Festival, taking place in Napa, Yountville, St. Helena and Calistoga from Nov. 12-16. There will be 12 screening venues, 125 films, 300 filmmakers, 50 chefs and 150 wineries participating in the event that showcases the year’s best new independent films and is directed by co-founders Brenda and Marc Lhormer. We know you’re just dying to know, which haute celebrities are attending? Here are five to keep an eye out for and where you can spot them

Things to Do in Toronto to Escape the Toronto International Film Festival

Toronto gets crazy when the Toronto International Film Festival rolls into town. Not only are some of the most Oscar-buzz worthy movies showing, but the entire town erupts into madness. Movie stars, producers, directors, screenwriters, and journalists all float from movie to movie, restaurant to bar, and shop to gallery to soak in the madness. It can be both invigorating and suffocating. If one wants to take a break from his/her movie packed schedule and see this decidedly beautiful, posh, and metropolitan town they can do so rather easily, as the majority of things to see remain within walking distance from one another.

Week in Review: Christian Louboutin, Art Silicon Valley, PlumpJack and Napa Valley Film Festival

The grand opening celebration of Christian Louboutin’s first San Francisco boutique highlighted a week’s worth of events in the San Francisco Bay Area that also included Graff saluting the inaugural Art Silicon Valley/San Francisco, a PlumpJack Reserve Winemaker Dinner and the First Look at the Napa Valley Film Festival.

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