Category: WL Sponsored Events

School Night 2009

Location: Ronald Reagan Building WL SPONSORED – Photos by Betsy Spruill Clarke RING RING: Fight For Children’s annual School Night bash rocked the gym – or more specifically, the Ronald Reagan Building – with...

National Museum of African Art Gala

Location: Smithsonian National Museum of African Art WL SPONSORED – Photos by Kyle Samperton AFRICA LIVE(S): The National Museum of African Art celebrated its 30th anniversary with a first ever black-tie fund-raising gala with...

The Bark Ball

The Bark Ball

Location: The Hilton Washington WL SPONSORED – Photos by Betsy Spruill Clarke PAWING AROUND: Leashes were must-have accessories at the Washington Humane Society’s formal canine affair, which included a VIP reception and silent auction...

Washington Performing Arts Society Annual Gala

Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel WL SPONSORED – Photos by Kyle Samperton BLOWN AWAY: When the most renowned jazz musician and trumpter of his generation is the featured entertainment, your event is bound to...

Washington Ballet Spring Gala

Location: Andrew Mellon Auditorium WL SPONSORED – Photos by Luke Christopher “SPRING FORWARD”: “Deconstructionist elegance” reigned at this year’s gala co-chaired by Mary Haft and designer Darryl Carter, whose ultra-modern-but-oh-so-economical setting featured iron candelabras...

Washington Opera Latin Gala

Location: DAR Constitution Hall and the Organization of American States WL SPONSORED – Photos by Betsy Spruill Clarke, Karin Cooper, and Russell Hirshon “FROM MY LATIN SOUL”: Plácido Domingo & Company’s thrilling renditions of...

Cultural Development Corporation Gala

Location: Atlas Performing Arts Center WL SPONSORED – Photos by Luke Christopher A DECADE OF CULTURE: The Cultural Development Corporation celebrated its 10th birthday with a decidedly different bash on H Street. After admiring...

C.A.R.E. Cocktail Reception

Location: Home of Jose Cunningham and Greg Nelson WL SPONSORED – Photos by Luke Christopher COCKTAILS FOR A CAUSE: CARE celebrated its 63rd anniversary with a pre-National Conference cocktail reception at the 16th Street...

C.A.R.E. Reception and Conference

Location: Ronald Reagan Building WL SPONSORED – Photos by Betsy Spruill Clarke ACTORS AND ACTIVISTS: For the first time CARE’s annual advocacy conference was teamed with its yearly gala to bring together donors, corporate...