Pro Bono help lets children soar in D.C.

October 21, 2010

The D.C. Children’s Law Center held its 10th Annual Helping Children Soar benefit at the Kennedy
Center, Sept. 21. The rooftop get-together honored CNN’s Sanjay Gupta, M.D., and law firm Covington & Burling for work in raising awareness and improving …

Opera Camerata 2010


On Oct. 8, The Opera Camerata of Washington, now in its 20th anniversary season, presented Franz Lehár’s The Merry Widow at the Chancery of the Embassy of Austria. The operetta featured Elisabeth Turchi, José Sacín, Jesús Daniel Hernández, and Jennifer …

Thelonious Monk Awards


It was a glorious evening of song at the Kennedy Center on Oct. 4 as the 2010 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Vocals Competition and Gala Concert paid an all-star tribute to the Great American Songbook. A who’s who of jazz …

Honoring Michael Kaiser


The American-Russian Cultural Cooperation Foundation chaired by The Honorable James Symington celebrated Kennedy Center President Michael Kaiser for his commitment to the arts of Russia at a benefit gala held at the Embassy of the Russian Federation on Oct. 7. …

Spirit of Georgetown


The spirit was alive and well as Niloo and David Howe hosted supporters of the Georgetown Ministry Center at their hidden treasure of a home on October 14 to honor the Reverend Stuart Kenworthy of Christ Church, Georgetown. Georgetown Ministry …

“From Place to Place”


A screening of the film on foster care “From Place to Place,” was held at St. John’s Church parish hall on September 30. Former Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend introduced the program, hosted by Mary Bird and Felicia Stidham. …

DC Jazz Festival Gala


The DC Jazz Festival held its Annual Benefit Gala at the Embassy of Italy to celebrate the Festival and to benefit its education programs.

Fashion Fights Poverty


Fashion lovers gathered October 15 for this year’s cutting edge presentation “Raw,” which celebrates fashion as not just a way to protect from the elements, but a way to show one’s creativity and personality.

Donors Preview Georgetown Library Transformation


Over 100 private donors poured through the Georgetown Neighborhood Library on Oct. 5 for the first major preview of the dramatically improved library. The event also celebrated the library’s 75th anniversary and was hosted by the DC Public Library Foundation, …