Category: Calendar

The 2008 Ambassador’s Ball

Location: The Washington Hilton WL SPONSORED – Photos by Tony Powell THE DIPLOMATS DANCE: The Ambassadors Ball has long been an informal “coming-out party” for newly arrived diplomats, a major affair with a lavish...

NHFA’s Noche de Gala

Location: The Mayflower Hotel WL SPONSORED – Photos by Tony Powell MUY CALIENTE!: That’s the idea when it comes to the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts’ annual gala, the culmination of a series...

La Traviata Opening Night Gala

Location: The Embassy of Italy WL SPONSORED – Photos by Kyle Samperton  HIGH NOTES: 300 guests enjoyed the show from their $1,000-a-pop seats at the Kennedy Center Opera House, then shuttled to the Italian Embassy for...

Farewell to Ambassador Ushakov

Location: The Russian Embassy Photos by Kyle Samperton THE EVENT: A colorful celebration of Russia’s national day and an unofficial going away party for Ambassador Yuri Ushakov and his wife Svetlana, who returned to...

Farewell to Ambassador Fahmy

Location: The Source Photos by Tony Powell THE EVENT: Samia and Huda Farouki hosted a dinner in honor of departing Egyptian Ambassador Nabil Fahmy and his wife Nermin, who will return home this summer...

Vineyard Vines Boutique Opening

Location: Vineyard Vines WL SPONSORED – Photos by Tony Powell THE EVENT: The Young & The Guest List crowd donned sun dresses and pastel neckties to celebrate this popular preppy label’s Georgetown debut. Founders...

Freer and Sackler Galleries’ Gala

Location: Smithsonian Institution WL SPONSORED – Photos By Kyle Samperton THE EVENT: The Freer and Sackler Galleries’ gala dinner featured an Indian theme, a chance to preview Mughal masterpieces on loan from the Chester...

School Night

Location: Washington Convention Center WL SPONSORED – Photos by Tony Powell THE EVENT: Fight For Children’s “Back to School with the Stars” benefit rocked this year thanks to a knock-out performance from Grammy winner...

Mosaic Foundation Dinner

Location: National Building Museum WL SPONSORED – Photos By Tony Powell THE EVENT: The Mosaic Foundation continued its Year of the Women with the aptly themed “Inspiring Women, Expanding Horizons” 11th annual benefit gala....