AUGUST 27, 2014


The next HER City event will be a MakeHER event on Wednesday, August 27, at TechShop San Jose. 

More details to come by July 23, so check back soon!

HER city, the San Jose Downtown Association’s women’s after-work event series is set to engage, inspire and rejuvenate professional women. Our events were crafted around some of downtown’s best amenities, with a VIP experience in mind.

Thanks for attending our event Thursday, March 6

View event photos here

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Women in Film answer questions at Anno Domini Gallery

  • Walk the red carpet and be a star
  • Mix and mingle with Cinequest women film makers
  • Dress your part for an exclusive screening of Just a Sigh

5 p.m.

Start your evening at Anno Domini gallery.  Enjoy appetizers from Café Stritch and wine from J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines.  YES! The appetizers from Cafe Stritch Catering will make a meal: Sweet Thai Chili Chicken Skewers; Zucchini Croquettes with Remoulade Dip; Baby Meatballs with BBQ glaze; Mushroom & Swiss Pinwheel Pastries; Ham & Tomato Grilled Cheese Triangles; Cucumber Cups with Tomato Caper Relish; Tomato & Cheddar Focaccia.  Yummy.

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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.

Enjoy Just a Sigh, a suspenseful blow-by-blow account of a love affair, starring Emanuelle Devos (Coco Before Chanel) and Gabrielle Byrne (The Usual Suspects), at the historic California Theatre.  Don’t forget to get your photo taken on the red carpet after the movie.

9:30 p.m.

Cap your night off with a complimentary drink at the Cinequest Maverick Meet Up Mixer at Blackbird Tavern while listening to the smooth R&B/soul o LAD16.

Tickets are $30

Attendees will automatically be entered to win one round-trip ticket to a published and scheduled flight within the continental U.S. on Southwest Airlines (AirTran Airways flights excluded). The drawing will be held after this season of HER City events.

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Thanks for a fabulous first season of HER city events.  Here’s a look back at our first year events.

Click here to view pictures from our previous HERcity events.

Read the full press release about HERcity

Click here to check out our previous HERcity events