Monthly Archive: March 2009

Maureen Berk, Women’s Committee member, in a green silk wool dress by Lela Rose

Runway en Relevé

Fashion-conscious dance devotées flocked to Bloomingdale’s in Chevy Chase to celebrate Septime Webre’s 10th anniversary as artistic director of The Washington Ballet. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres preceded the exclusive “Perfect 10” event, followed by...

Ball chairwoman Cathy Jones and Diane Schaefer

Choral Arts Society Gala

Location: Kennedy Center WL SPONSORED – Photos by Kyle Samperton PARTY IN PRAGUE: The annual concert’s “Winter in Wenceslas Square” theme featured carols sung in Czech (including the one about the “Good King”) as...

Susan Harreld and Diane Brown

Midwinter Opera Gala

Location: Andrew Mellon Auditorium WL SPONSORED – Photos by Kyle Samperton GLORIOUS GREECE: Actors dressed as ancient Greek philosophers, warriors, and Olympians greeted guests at the “Thessaloniki: Jewel of the Ages”-themed gala before a...

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi

Ford’s Theatre Reopening

Location: Ford’s Theatre Photos by Reflections Photography THE EVENT: On the eve of Abraham Lincoln’s 200th birthday, Washington and Hollywood’s brightest stars joined the president and first lady to celebrate the reopening of the...

Michael Saylor, Ashley Taylor, and Winston Bao Lord

Jeté Society Dance Party

Location: Embassy of the Russian Federation WL SPONSORED – Photos by Tony Powell RUSSIA WITH LOVE: The tickets for this annual party sold out in less than three days, cementing its status as one...