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ticketsHERCity is the premier networking event for women in downtown San Jose. It opens doors to downtown’s unique spaces, hotspots and more. Attendees can find themselves at a Broadway show with behind the scenes access, a special fashion show, getting hands-on with technology and more. Every HERCity includes the VIP treatment and the best food and drink downtown has to offer.

Upcoming Event - HERcity fall edition – Craft Brew 101

HERCity-craft-brew-downtown-san-jose5:30 – 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15
ISO Beers patio, 75 E. Santa Clara St. #120
Tickets $37

HerCitizens will sample six different craft beers and ciders while learning from experts about how different brewing styles create varying flavors.

The leading women of San Jose’s craft beer industry — Jenny Lewis, CEO of Strike Brewing Co., and Brandi Ivy, brewer of Hermitage Brewing Co. — will answer questions and guide the tasting.

Also on hand, savory tastes and desserts from Teresa Lopez at Angelou’s Mexican Grill.

SPECIAL NOTE: This HerCity event has a special beneficiary. Twenty percent of each ticket supports The Women’s Gathering Place, which provides services and resources for homeless women. For more details:

Past Events

August 19: Paul Mitchell The School & SJMade event.

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hercityThe “Get Your Style On” social offered HER citizens tips on how to freshen up their style from head-to-toe, hair, make-up, fashion and accessories to boot.
Timing and Location: 5:30pm-8:30pm, Paul Mitchell The School, City View Plaza

“This is a great local event that brings women together. HERcity is great way to get to know downtown and go into beautiful places that you would never expect are in San Jose. I have participated in several HER City events and have had the best time at each of them. I have met some amazing women who I now call friends. I have brought different girlfriends with me each time and they have loved every moment as well.”

– Kelly Hattley, property manager

April 16: HER city “Under the City Lights”


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The evening started in the musical 1910-era setting of Orchestria Palm Court Restaurant. Got a quick history of the orchestrias while sampling locally sourced fare and tasting J.Lohr Wines. Then, enjoyed a special Q&A with City Lights Theater Company Executive Artistic Director Lisa Mallette prior to the show. M Butterffly, by David Henry Hwang
, 1988 Tony Award for Best Play, closely parallels the events of Puccini’s famous opera “Madame Butterfly,” and becomes a powerful exploration of East-West relations and the persistent romanticism that continues to cloud and complicate them to this day.

March 6:  “Women & Film at Cinequest”

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1925053_10153873355080364_170356924_nWalk the red carpet and was a star. Mix and mingle with women of the Cinequest Film Festival. Dress your part for an exclusive screening of Just a Sigh.

5 p.m. – Started the evening at Anno Domini gallery. Enjoyed savory appetizers from Café Stritch and wine from J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines.

6 p.m. – Women & Film Q&A with Kathleen Powell (co-founder & president of Cinequest and director Life is Love), Tricia Creason-Valencia (director of Stable Life) and Sarah Smick (co-writer and director of Friended to Death).

7 p.m. – Enjoyed Just a Sigh, a suspenseful blow-by-blow account of a love affair, at the majestic California Theatre. Got photos taken on the red carpet after the movie.

9:30 p.m. – Caped off the night with a complimentary drink at the Cinequest Maverick Meet Up at Blackbird Tavern while listening to the smooth R&B/soul of LAD16.

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