Vanessa Zahorian dancing the part of the Sugar Plum Fairy in "The Nutcracker" with the SF Ballet.

A member of the San Francisco Ballet since 1997, Russian-trained ballerina Vanessa Zahorian has performed the lead in a number of productions, including “Swan Lake,” “Onegin” and “Romeo and Juliet.” In the latter she played opposite her husband and fellow principal dancer Davit Karapetyan. This...

This mural outside the visitor center of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site depicts major events in Dr. King's life. (©Yvonne Boyd)

Scattered throughout Atlanta are historical gems that tell the city’s remarkable civil rights story. It was in Atlanta that the world’s most famous civil rights activist was born, and with him, ideas that catalyzed change throughout the world. “We shall overcome,” sang the swaying crowd, arms...

Amy Adams plays artist Margaret Keane.

Visitors to Fisherman’s Wharf often pass by Keane Eyes Gallery on Larkin Street, the premier gallery exhibiting the eye-catching work of local painter Margaret Keane. But not everyone knows the artist behind the signature painting style depicting wide-eyed children and animals. Filmgoers will get...

Pose for a picture beside all the official trees, and the result? A nice, typical souvenir of Christmas in the capital. No doubt visitors appreciate those tannenbaums gleaming through the night—from Dec. 2 at the foot of Capitol Hill (sent from and ornamented by Minnesota) and from Dec. 4 on the...

Lee Rhodes

Officially founded in 2001, glassybaby devotes 10 percent of every purchase to charities. Currently, glassybaby is also on the road: its glassroots tour is bringing glassybaby across the country. Founder Lee Rhodes spoke with Where about helping those in need, where she travels and her favorite...

TransRockies Run 2014 participants at Hope Pass

On a cool, August morning in the small town of Leadville, 400 runners line up at the start line to AC/DC’s “Highway to Hell” playing over the loud speakers. The countdown expires, spectators cheer and runners begin moving along, heading up the main street hill and back into the Rocky Mountains for...

Make sure you also look merry and bright.

It’s that most wonderful time of the year: the holidays. Football season is in full swing, cooler temperatures mean you can finally start to wear those fall fashions you bought back in August when we were still in the triple digits and the invitations are rolling in for holiday parties. The...

Gift guide

It’s time to celebrate in style, to indulge in an extra cocktail and to dream of epic adventures. Here are a few of this shopping editor’s favorite items for just those moments. Slideshow: 7 Gifts to Give Yourself

Published in the 2014-2015 Tucson GuestBook.  Wrapped in mesquite-smoked bacon, this famed hot dog sits inside an over-sized toasted bun, topped with beans, grilled onions and tomato. Drizzled with mayo, sweet-and-spicy cream sauce, jalapeño salsa or mustard—often a combination of several—and...

Horizon Theatre's "The Santaland Diaries"

Atlanta's best holiday productions are as diverse as the city, with everything from classic to chaotic performances that enliven the season. Venture into the wintry world of "The Snow Queen," enjoy a puppeted version of "Rudolph," alter the "It's a Wonderful Life" universe with Dad's Garage parody...