November 8, 2017 marked the 40th Anniversary of Harvey Milk’s historic election as California’s first openly gay elected official. You and Illuminate helped make history.

40 years ago on that night, Milk returned to the Castro after his victory and received a “tumultuous and...

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Conservatory of Flowers

Bringing the Power of Light to the Summer of Love 2017.

The Conservatory of Flowers is Golden Gate Park’s undisputed architectural crown jewel by day. By night, however, this cherished 138-year old historical landmark disappears.

A passionate group of San...

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700 Bay Area Philanthropists lend voice of support to Lightrail

Battery Powered, the philanthropic giving group at The Battery, have awarded $200,000 in matching seed funds for Lightrail.

From painting on cave walls to sketching in virtual reality headsets, the arts have always been a core part of what makes us human. As one member explained on Thursday’s Allocation Night, “the...

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The re-installation of the Bay Lights – In the news


San Francisco to honor Orlando’s 49 victims with permanent dedications on The Bay Lights

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, JUNE 14 — In a show of solidarity with the families, friends and extended community of the 49 people slain in Orlando’s Pulse nightclub attack, 49 lights will be dedicated on THE BAY LIGHTS as part of San Francisco’s upcoming PRIDE celebration.

A single LED light will...

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