Washington Opera Society Launches Fall Season

October 11, 2019

“Il Trovatore & Other Masterpieces” was the program at the University Club on Sept. 28. Following a cocktail buffet, Lisa Chavez, Fairouz Foty, Israel Lozano, Kevin Short and Brandie Sutton […]

Craft2Wear Preview Party


This year’s Craft2Wear opening night and preview party featured not only unique and affordable fashions, both familiar and new, in a party setting, but also showcased the artistry of Kazakhstan. […]

Your Guide to Fall Galas

September 26, 2019

Here’s The Georgetowner’s list of fall galas, from this weekend to the first weeks of 2020 …

30 Years, 3,000 Trees

September 25, 2019

On a delightful late summer evening, Jennifer and David Romm hosted guests for the 30th Anniversary of Trees for Georgetown Garden Party at their 30th Street home. Betsy Emes welcomed […]

GALA’s ‘Noche de Estrellas’ Worthy of a Tony

June 5, 2019

GALA co-founders Rebecca and Hugo Medrano should aspire to a Tony for its “Night of the Stars” at the National Museum of Women in the Arts May 29. Guests were […]

Washington Ballet: ‘Illuminate and Ignite’

May 15, 2019

The theme of this year’s gala at the Anthem May 10 was illustrated with sparking “big rock” plastic rings and glow sticks. Jean-Marie Fernandez, Carrie Marriott, and Amy Baier co-chaired. […]

Smithsonian Craft Show Preview Night

May 7, 2019

The preview night for this year’s Smithsonian Craft Show, organized by the Smithsonian Women’s Committee, took place at the National Building Museum on Apr. 24. Following an awards ceremony honoring […]

WPA’s ‘Sizzle & Swing’

April 6, 2019

The Washington Performing Arts Gala harmonized the National Building Museum March 30, while applauding the presence of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg and the birthday of WPA President Emeritus […]

Winter Show Is Elegant Start to New Year

January 25, 2019

“Elegant Entertaining” was the theme of this year’s Washington Winter Show, now firmly ensconced in American University’s Katzen Arts Center. The loan exhibition—“The Pleasure of Your Company: Elegant Entertaining with […]

Smithsonian Craft2Wear 10th Anniversary Preview Night

October 10, 2018

The Oct. 4 Preview Night of Craft2Wear at the National Building Museum afforded an early look at limited-edition, hand-crafted clothing, jewelry and accessories before opening to the general public. Guests […]