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‘A New Day’ at Golden Globes

Receiving the Cecil B. DeMille Award, Oprah Winfrey gave what was described as the speech of all speeches. "Time is up," she said.

Weekend Round Up December 28, 2017

Playing through Sunday: “A Christmas Carol” at Ford’s, “An Irish Carol” at the Keegan and “Twist Your Dickens” at the Kennedy Center.

Hanukkah Arrives in D.C. With National Menorah Lighting (photos)

The Air Force Band and the "Three Cantors" provided the musical backdrop; Mushka Landa of Connecticut and Elias Greenwood of California read their prize-winning essays; and Dreidelman made his usual appearance.

Georgetown U. Event Celebrates Holidays, Accomplishments

One highlighted project was the Georgetown Health Justice Alliance, in which law and medical school students work together to help people living in poverty get access to needed health services.

Lighting the Capitol Christmas Tree (photos)

During a Dec. 6 ceremony on the Capitol's West Front Lawn, the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree was lit by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) with the assistance of 11-year-old Ridley Brandmayr of Bozeman, Montana.

‘Light Up the Season’ Switches on the Yuletide

At the Nov. 29 kickoff party at the Four Seasons, Santa Claus was played by Tim Connaghan, also known as National Santa, who "has served in the Red Suit since 1969."

No Rumor: Liz Smith Dies at 94

Smith, who died Nov. 12, was known for many things and by many names, notably the “Grande Dame of Dish.” The title “New Yorker” would have pleased her (a Fort Worth, Texan) too.

Cafe Milano Celebrates 25 Years With SRO Party

The half-block was closed in front of the Prospect Street place, D.C.'s best-known spot to see and to be seen, with klieg lights in the parking lot for the occasion. With District Council approval, Mayor Muriel Bowser proclaimed Nov. 10 Cafe Milano Day.

Cafe Milano Sets the Stage for Its Silver Anniversary

While the food and service are important, the Italian restaurant is known as D.C.'s place to see to be seen — and it touts itself as a "safe-haven for lawmakers and political operatives on both sides of the aisle."

Skipping the Game for an Embassy Evening

The Oct. 12 event was organized by the Charities Aid Foundation of America and Diaspora Gives Bangladesh, as well as by the Embassy Series, an international concert series in D.C.