Wonder Women

The 17th Annual Kennedy Center Spring Gala celebrates Women in The Arts (and )

By Michael M. Clements

Paris Hilton at dinner with boyfriend Doug Reinhardt (Photo by Daniel Schwartz)

at dinner with boyfriend (Photo by Daniel Schwartz)

The floral arrangements might have been smaller and the grandiose decor designed to be not so grandiose, but, still, as the saying goes, it’s what’s on the inside that makes the outside beautiful. With femme forces such as First Lady Michelle Obama (who made a surprise appearance), , , , Midori, , and, yes, Paris Hilton, the Kennedy Center was a beautiful place to be Sunday night.

had a hard act to follow after last year’s salute to conductor John Williams, which brought out Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorcese, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes. But, this year’s women, especially conductor JoAnn Falletta (who masterfully command of the National Symphony Orchestra) made 2008 a distant memory.

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1 Response

  1. Oh My GOFF! says:

    What a knock-out evening! Well done!

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