Washington Performing Arts Society Annual Gala

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Barbara Gordon, June Libin, and Bonnie McElveen-Hunter

Barbara Gordon, June Libin, and Bonnie McElveen-Hunter

Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

WL SPONSOREDPhotos 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 be spectacular. Special guest artist Wynton Marsalis treated revelers to a set of swing-era jazz that matched perfectly with the roaring ‘20s “Cotton Club” theme. STEPPING OUT: The local dance troupe Step Afrika! performed after dinner and Tina Mather stepped up the auction action with a winning bid/donation of $45,000 for a private concert with violinist Gil Shaham. Corporate chairman Reggie Van Lee showed his own smooth moves as well by contributing a private dinner at his New York condominium, where an infamous Sex and The City balcony scene was shot.

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