Ambassadors Ball: Cherry Blossoms Inspire Hope for a Cure

October 10, 2018

Ambassador Shinsuke and Yoko Sugiyama of Japan co-chaired the 40th Anniversary of the Ambassadors Ball to support the National Multiple Sclerosis Society at The Anthem Oct. 2. The cherry blossom […]

All God’s Creatures’ Special Day

October 7, 2018

At the Blessing of the Animals at St. John’s Church in Georgetown on Oct. 7, there were treats for four-footers and their humans. All behaved admirably on sacred ground.

Parents, Teens Agree on St. Jude’s

October 1, 2018

Luc Deshayes, the top fundraiser on the teen committee, and his mother, Gladys Abi-Najm of the parent committee, attended the third annual St. Jude Golden Gala, benefiting the lifesaving mission […]

Martin’s Tavern Goes Big for Its 85th

September 26, 2018

To celebrate its 85th anniversary, Martin’s Tavern invited a few hundred of its favorite people to a Sept. 12 gathering. Among neighbors and guests, former Secretary of State Madeline Albright, […]

50 Years on, the ‘Dream Lives on’


In spite of Florence threatening parts of the Eastern Seaboard, it did not stop Congressional Black Caucus Foundation supporters from attending the 44th Annual Legislative Conference closing gala Sept. 15 […]

NSO Gala Soars to Astral Heights


If the National Symphony Orchestra’s opening season gala on Sept. 22 at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall is any indication of what to expect for the upcoming years than adoring […]

Grateful Go Bo Party Promotes Flower Power


The 14th annual Go Bo Party — held Sept. 7 at the 29th Street home of Deb and Ben Johns— was inspired by Bo Johns’s successful battle against cancer, with […]

Georgetown’s Tree Lovers


Guests gathered Sept. 16 at Dumbarton House to salute Trees for Georgetown and its steadfast supporters, Betsy Emes and her host committee. Funded by gifts and grants, volunteer group protects […]

Looking Forward to Some of the Best


The Washington social season has something for every taste and, to a certain extent, every giving level. This fall sees a number of special events celebrating a signature anniversary. In […]

‘Studio 54 Forever’ at House of Sweden

September 20, 2018

Hasse Persson spent more than 100 nights at Studio 54 as the only photographer allowed inside by co-owner Steve Rubell after press hours. An exhibition of his photographs is on view from Sept. 22 to Dec. 9.