Category: Events

Alvin Ailey 50th Anniversary Gala

Location: Kennedy Center Photos By Kyle Samperton MUCH TO CELEBRATE: Fifty years of the country’s pre-eminent African American dance company, another joyous performance of the classic “Revelations” by the talented troupe, and a very...

Ted Kennedy’s Birthday Tribute

Location: The John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts Photos by Margot Schulman THE SENATE’S LION: Sen. Ted Kennedy didn’t need a cake blazing with 77 candles to light up his belated birthday bash;...

Divine Performing Arts

Location: The Kennedy Center WL SPONSORED – Photos by James R. Brantley GLORIOUS CULTURE REBORN: Warriors, monks, dancers, singers, and musicians filled the Opera House stage for a three-hour extravaganza raising consciousness about Chinese...

The National Alzheimer’s Gala

Location: The Grand Hyatt Photos by Kyle Samperton REMEMBERING THOSE WHO FORGET: The Alzheimer’s Association’s fifth annual gala was particularly memorable because of the candor of guests such as Sharon Percy Rockefeller, Maria Shriver,...

MenzFit Benefit

Location: Saks Fifth Avenue Men’s Store Photos by Luke Christopher DRESS FOR SUCCESS: It’s hard enough making a good impression in a job interview without having to appear wearing shabby clothes. That’s where MenzFit...

Metropolis Now! A Selection of Chinese Contemporary Art

Location: Meridian International Center Photos by Shmulik Almany DIPLOMATIC DELIGHT: Featuring 52 works by 31 artists, “Metropolis Now,” an exhibition curated by the Meridian Center with the National Art Museum of China in Beijing...

Arab Festival Opening

Location: The John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts Photos by Joseph Allen and Margot Schulman CULTURAL BREAKTHROUGH: The Kennedy Center’s $10 million “magic carpet ride” to 22 Arab League nations during its three-week...

St. Jude’s Gourmet Gala

Location: National Building Museum WL SPONSORED – Photos by Kyle Samperton DINING FOR A CAUSE: Chefs from more than 40 of the metropolitan area’s top eateries, bakeries, and caterers gathered to bake, braise, fry,...

National Cherry Blossom Festival Pink Tie Party

Location: The Liaison Capitol Hill WL SPONSORED – Photos By Kyle Samperton THINKING PINK: Cherry Blossom Festival supporters enjoyed cocktail and food specialties prepared by Art and Soul celebrity chef Art Smith and colleagues...