Mathilde Froustey

From left, Mingxuan Wang, Jim Sohm and Kristi DeCaminada (as the grandparents) and Lauren Parrott -- along with San Francisco Ballet School students -- appeared opening night Dec. 12 of San Francisco Ballet’s 2018 “Nutcracker.” (Courtesy Erik Tomasson)

SF Ballet’s 2018 ‘Nutcracker’ underway with good cheer

In Wednesday’s opening of San Francisco Ballet’s 74th year of “Nutcracker” --…


From left, Tom Naratil, Gloria Steinem, Annie Leibovitz and Johan Jervøe kicked off “WOMEN: New Portraits” in The Presidio on Tuesday. (Courtesy photo)

Scoop: Annie Leibovitz shows off new portraits at the Presidio

Annie Leibovitz, visiting San Francisco’s Presidio on Tuesday morning to show off…


Courtesy PhotoSan Francisco Balllet principal dancer Mathilde Froustey was stunning in "Grand Pas Classique" at the company’s 81st season gala performance.

Ups, downs in S.F. Ballet 81st season gala show

San Francisco Ballet rang in its 81st season Wednesday night at the…