Diplomats of Dance Society’s Annual Soireé

September 21, 2023

The Diplomats of Dance Society hosted its annual soirée, which included a special performance from Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company (DTSBDC), on Thursday, September 14th. Choreographer Dana Tai Soon […]

Washington Opera Society at Egyptian Ambassador’s Residence     

June 14, 2023

A grand performance and dinner to benefit the Washington Opera Society was hosted at the impressive residence of Motaz Zahran, Ambassador of Egypt and his wife Hala Zahran. The guests, including […]

The Fairmont Celebrates the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

June 2, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC – May 4, 2022 – For those who are not able to travel to the UK for Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee this June, Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown is holding […]

2022 Washington Performing Arts Gala

May 17, 2022

(Washington, D.C.) — Washington Performing Arts announces its 2022 Gala, District of Creativity: Arts & Community Amplified, which will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at the National Building Museum beginning at 6:30pm. In homage to the breadth […]

National Building Museum Presents 2022 Honor Award

WASHINGTON, D.C.—May 11, 2022—The National Building Museum announced today it will present its 2022 Honor Award to global built environment consulting firm Arup. The Museum recognizes Arup as the 35th recipient of this […]

Q&A with Fashion Santa

November 10, 2021

Santa as a silver fox? Paul Mason thinks so. The New York City-based model has made a name for himself going viral as a sexier, smoother, but still as jolly Santa Claus. Dubbed “Fashion […]

Muslim Women’s Association

March 13, 2013

Mrs. Fügen Tan, wife of the Ambassador of Turkey, and Rosa Tai Djalal, president of the Muslim Women’s Association and wife of the Ambassador of Indonesia, hosted members and guests at the Embassy of Turkey Feb. 28. Several members took advantage of an optional guided tour to view “The Sultan’s Garden: The Blossoming of Ottoman Art” at the nearby Textile Museum before attending a late morning screening of “Süleiman the Magnificent,” followed by luncheon. Program chair Gamila Karjawally has the daunting responsibility of planning monthly embassy events as MWA, founded in 1960, fundraises for educational scholarships for Muslim women. Other events include the annual Muslim Women’s Bazaar and Ramadan Iftar dinners. [gallery ids="119445,119437,119466,119460,119472,119453" nav="thumbs"]