|IN THE JANUARY ISSUE OF |
Ultimate Fitness Guide
Our editors road tested the newest, hottest, and just plain weirdest workout classes to make 2016 your fittest year yet.
Fine-tune your next Wine Country outing with a visit to these downtown-adjacent tasting rooms.
The Unflinching Eye
East Bay-raised director Cary Funkunga is staging a brilliant career on big, small, and streaming screens.
Happy 2016! We have a new contest for you this month. Read below for your chance to win tickets to see Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen at Oakland's Paramount Theatre. Good luck, and have a great week!
Diablo's A-List is Your V.I.P. Ticket to East Bay Living.
| LUXE BRIDAL SHOW|
January 10, from 2 to 6 p.m.
Visit the Grand Hyatt San Francisco on January 10 and enjoy a spectacular display of cakes, wedding dresses, tuxedos, rental decor, floral arrangements and more! Attend fashion shows for a first hand peek at the latest trends in wedding gowns and tuxedos. There will be many vendors featuring "Day of Show" promotions and other giveaways that you will not want to miss. Click here
to purchase tickets and use ticket code DIABLO50 for 50% off your ticket price.
| FREE MOVIE: TOOTSIE|
The classic comedy screens January 14 at Orinda Theatre.
Our monthly movie series will kick off 2016 with a barrel of laughs, when we show Tootsie, the hilarious comedy starring Dustin Hoffman in drag. Click here
for information about this free event!
| FREE REMODELING SEMINAR: PLANNING A SUCCESSFUL KITCHEN REMODEL|
Kitchen remodeling made simple.
Remodeling your kitchen may seem like a daunting task, but there are easy steps to take to ensure a successful kitchen remodel. On Wednesday, January 13, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Altera Design will cover the specifics of exactly what you need to know and the steps you need to take to ensure that your kitchen remodel project is a successful one. Click here for more details.
| TRIBUTE TUNES: DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. GOSPEL MUSIC|
Terrance Kelly, artistic director of the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. every year with gospel music. Click here
for the full story.
| WIN TICKETS TO SEE ANDERSON COOPER AND ANDY COHEN|
The media icons visit Oakland's Paramount Theatre on January 17.
CNN's Anderson Cooper and Bravo's Andy Cohen checked in with Diablo
to discuss their upcoming appearance at the spectacular Paramount Theatre. Click here
to read the interview and to enter to win a pair of tickets to this unique event.
| JOIN LUMINA AND DIABLO MAGAZINE FOR AN EXCLUSIVE EVENT|
January 23, from 1 to 4 p.m.
Join us at LUMINA's interactive Sales Gallery and tour the new tower model homes. Indulge in small bites, wine, and enter the Grand Prize drawing for a one night getaway in a downtown San Francisco hotel with a private tour of LUMINA; or a $150 Prospect restaurant gift card; or a $75 Palomino restaurant gift card. Live life brilliantly. Click here to RSVP.
| PLAN YOUR DREAM WEDDING IN ONE ELEGANT AFTERNOON|
The Fanfare Wedding Faire is an exclusive boutique luxury bridal show in Northern California. Enjoy complimentary wine, beer, coffee and a selection of delectable gourmet bites while you meet with premier wedding professionals to help you plan your dream wedding. Pre-register to win surprise giveaways! Tickets are $20 per person online, click here
; or $25 per person at the door.
| 25TH ANNIVERSARY STARS TO THE RESCUE BENEFIT|
Join host Tony La Russa as ARF presents Stars to the Rescue January 30 at 7 p.m. at Lesher Center for the Arts. This year's benefit concert features country superstar Eric Church, Timothy B. Schmit of Eagles fame, and more to benefit ARF's life-saving programs! Click here
to buy tickets online or call (925) 943-SHOW.
| SPECTACLES OF UNION SQUARE|
Special offer for Diablo A-listers.
For the new year, Spectacles of Union Square is offering Diablo A-Listers 10% off on any frames or frames and lens purchase. Just stop in and mention the A-List.
Spectacles is the oldest optical store in San Francisco. They have been making hard to fit prescription eyewear on Maiden Lane for over 50 years. Spectacles prides itself on its diverse frame selection and more importantly, their in-house lab. Click here
for store address and more information.
| DISCOVER QUARRY LANE: OPEN HOUSE|
The Quarry Lane School Open House is the perfect opportunity to explore their campus and learn about Quarry Lane's award-winning engineering, robotics and visual and performing arts programs. Quarry Lane is the only private school in the East Bay to offer the prestigious IB Diploma Program. Learn more at the Open House on Sunday, January 31. Click here to register.
| THE UNFLINCHING EYE: |
Meet the filmmaker behind one of the year's best movies.
East Bay-raised filmmaker Cary Fukunaga, director of True Detective
and Beasts of No Nation
, is one of cinema's most exciting visionaries. Click here
to learn more.
OAKLAND RESTAURANT WEEK IS COMING
Over 75 restaurants to choose from.
Oakland Restaurant Week is your opportunity to experience the trendy culinary scene everyone is talking about. For 10 days
(January 14-24, 2016), Oakland restaurants will offer special prix-fixe lunch and/or dinner menus at $20, $30, $40, and $50 price points. That's two weekends of awesome deals to feed your inner foodie. Click here to learn more.
SNEAK PEEK: SAN RAMON'S WORTH RANCH
Local phenom Rodney Worth does it again.
Rodney Worth has done it again with his seventh restaurant, the first of which to bear his name. Click here to read more about this dose of Southern comfort.
BEAUTIFUL PLATES MADE IN THE EAST BAY
Bring the top chefs' choice for dinnerware home with you.
Richmond potter Jered Nelson has launched his own dinnerware collection, inspired by his most successful pieces and designed to serve a wide array of food. Click here to learn more about California Line.
INSTAGRAM #DIABLOLIGHTS CONTEST WINNER
Congratulations to @thesnobbyfoodie
, our Holiday Lights Instagram photo contest winner! She won a gift card to The Vine at Bridges! Here are four of our favorite shots by @thesnobbyfoodie.
CHEAP EATS: STEAMBOAT
Chinese hot pot.
Try Chinese hot pots for a hands-on dining style best enjoyed with several others so you can sample many plates without breaking your budget. Click here
to read more about this hot spot.
DISH: PIZZA, PIZZA, PIZZA
Our weekly food report.
Thirsty Thursday; San Francisco Beer Week, and even more pizza. Click here
for the full Dish.
EXCLUSIVE RATE FOR A-LIST MEMBERS
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Thank you for being an A-List subscriber. No, really! We'd like to thank you with a special promotion: Subscribe to Diablo magazine for just $18! You'll save 10% off our regular subscription price, and 70% off newsstand rates. Click here
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