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WL Insider: Prom Time, Part 2

WL Insider: Prom Time, Part 2

White House Correspondents Association’s big night and winding down.

WL Insider: Prom Time, Part 1

WL Insider: Prom Time, Part 1

A preview of parties celebrating White House Correspondents’ big weekend.

Access Pollywood: David Rubenstein Point of View

Access Pollywood: David Rubenstein Point of View

SNEAK PEEK: A presidential library for America's indispensable man, George Washington.

Society Pop: ‘White House Down’

Society Pop: ‘White House Down’

Action flick's Washington premiere draws big stars, even bigger crowds.

Access Pollywood: Middleburg Film Festival

Access Pollywood: Middleburg Film Festival

Philanthropist Sheila Johnson brings a taste of Sundance to Middleburg.

Life of the Party: Best Weekend Ever

Life of the Party: Best Weekend Ever

White House Correspondents "Nerd Party" features bank-robber-dressed deejays and patriotic cupcakes.


WL Insider: Prom Time, Part 2

WL Insider: Prom Time, Part 2

01 May 2014

White House Correspondents Association’s big night and winding down.

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WL Insider: Prom Time, Part 1

WL Insider: Prom Time, Part 1

30 April 2014

A preview of parties celebrating White House Correspondents’ big weekend.

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Access Pollywood: David Rubenstein Point of View

Access Pollywood: David Rubenstein Point of View

01 November 2013

SNEAK PEEK: A presidential library for America's indispensable man, George Washington.

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Society Pop: ‘White House Down’

Society Pop: ‘White House Down’

24 June 2013

Action flick's Washington premiere draws big stars, even bigger crowds.

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Access Pollywood: Middleburg Film Festival

Access Pollywood: Middleburg Film Festival

14 May 2013

Philanthropist Sheila Johnson brings a taste of Sundance to Middleburg.

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Life of the Party: Best Weekend Ever

Life of the Party: Best Weekend Ever

02 May 2013

White House Correspondents "Nerd Party" features bank-robber-dressed deejays and patriotic cupcakes.

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Fashionable Life: Ever Forward

Fashionable Life: Ever Forward

08 March 2013

'Pumped Up' style in the capital continues to push on and inspire.

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Pollywood: Was It Worth It?

Pollywood: Was It Worth It?

06 November 2012

Did Election 2012's negative and divisive tone lead to a more informed public?

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WL Insider: Dems Rally in Charlotte

WL Insider: Dems Rally in Charlotte

12 September 2012

Electrifying week of parties, politics and salutes wraps up DNC convention.

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Pollywood: Convention Cinemaphiles

Pollywood: Convention Cinemaphiles

04 September 2012

Art mixes with politics at political conventions.

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WL Insider: Republican Convention, Part Deux

WL Insider: Republican Convention, Part Deux

31 August 2012

Highlights as the party winds down.

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Pollywood: Hollywood on the Potomac

Pollywood: Hollywood on the Potomac

02 August 2012

Getting political with Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis of 'The Campaign.' (With video)

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Pollywood: Warren Buffett’s Surplus Wealth

Pollywood: Warren Buffett’s Surplus Wealth

09 July 2012

Buffett, $500,000 grant highlights of Washington economic club anniversary.

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Life of the Party: Newsbabes Get Their Pink On

Life of the Party: Newsbabes Get Their Pink On

22 June 2012

Local TV news personalities gather for third annual Bash for Breast Cancer.

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Pollywood: ‘Fishing Without Nets’

Pollywood: ‘Fishing Without Nets’

29 April 2012

Arlington native's short film makes a splash at Sundance... and the Newseum.

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Pollywood: Filmfest D.C. 2012

Pollywood: Filmfest D.C. 2012

13 April 2012

Behind the scenes at the 26th annual Washington DC International Film Festival.

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Pollywood: Witherspoon Teams With Clinton

Pollywood: Witherspoon Teams With Clinton

12 March 2012

Powerful pollywood duo unites at World Conference of Women's Shelters to raise awareness for domestic violence.

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Access Pollywood: RFK JR Hangs With Blondie

Access Pollywood: RFK JR Hangs With Blondie

07 March 2012

Deborah Harry belted out a few of her songs, Robert Kennedy Jr talked about the environment at Art for Water auction benefiting Waterkeeper Alliance.

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Access Pollywood: Focus on Nigeria

Access Pollywood: Focus on Nigeria

02 March 2012

The Library of Congress hosts "Black November" film screening to conclude Black History Month.

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Pollywood: DC Indie Film Fest Preview

Pollywood: DC Indie Film Fest Preview

27 February 2012

The D.C. Independent Film Festival looks to boost, cultivate independent cinema in 14th annual showcase. Here are some of our top flick picks.

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Access Pollywood: Film Queen

Access Pollywood: Film Queen

15 February 2012

Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan guest of honor at reception for film "10 x 10" focused on girls education.

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Access Pollywood: Hay Wins Pitch Contest

Access Pollywood: Hay Wins Pitch Contest

10 February 2012

The Realscreen Summit picks Lani Hay's "Frogwomen" winner of the "So You Think You Can Pitch?" pitch session.

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Access Pollywood: Madonna Returns to DC

Access Pollywood: Madonna Returns to DC

08 February 2012

The district hosts one-night concert by Madonna at the Verizon Center.

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Access Pollywood: Eastwood at the Smithsonian

Access Pollywood: Eastwood at the Smithsonian

03 February 2012

Celebrated actor graces unveiling of Smithsonian's new Warner Bros. Theatre at the National Museum of American Art .

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Access Pollywood: Redford’s State of Sundance

Access Pollywood: Redford’s State of Sundance

02 February 2012

Inside scoop from festival founder and actor Robert Redford.

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Access Pollywood: Sundance 2012

Access Pollywood: Sundance 2012

02 February 2012

Washington Life does Sundance Film Festival, taking Park City, Utah, by storm.

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Access Pollywood: A BET Weekend

Access Pollywood: A BET Weekend

17 January 2012

From gifting suites to VIP-filled after parties, the BET Honors weekend brought a touch a celebrity and Hollywood to D.C.

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Around Town: Screen Queen and a Princess

Around Town: Screen Queen and a Princess

22 December 2011

Meryl Streep promotes women's history at a local awards ceremony; Princess Michael of Kent's diplomatic cousin is well served.

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Access Pollywood: Kennedy Center Honors 2011

Access Pollywood: Kennedy Center Honors 2011

07 December 2011

The Kennedy Center Honors celebrates 34 years of feting the best talent in the arts.

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Access Pollywood: J. Edgar in DC

Access Pollywood: J. Edgar in DC

16 November 2011

Eastwood and DiCaprio share stories from filming the upcoming bio pic, J.Edgar.

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Access Pollywood: Murdoch at MPAA

Access Pollywood: Murdoch at MPAA

09 November 2011

High-profile group of politicos and media insiders converge for screening of Wendi Murdoch's "Snow Flower and the Secret Fan."

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Access Pollywood: Obama Inspires at HRC

Access Pollywood: Obama Inspires at HRC

11 October 2011

President Barack Obama delivers a motivational speech at the 15th Annual Human Rights Campaign Dinner.

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Hollywood on the Potomac: Sea to Shining Sea

Hollywood on the Potomac: Sea to Shining Sea

06 October 2011

Actor Beau Bridges reveals his seafaring connection at The Lone Sailor Awards.

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Access Pollywood: Exploring Russian Culture

Access Pollywood: Exploring Russian Culture

04 October 2011

At the Library of Congress, dignitaries and students alike enjoyed an exciting night of Russian culture and cuisine.

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Life of the Party: R E S P E C T for Thelonius

Life of the Party: R E S P E C T for Thelonius

16 September 2011

Aretha Franklin took center stage at the Thelonious Monk Institute All-Star Benefit Gala.

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WL Insider: JHud’s Surprise 3-Oh!

WL Insider: JHud’s Surprise 3-Oh!

13 September 2011

Friends and family came out to Opera Ultra Lounge to surprise singer Jennifer Hudson for her 30th birthday.

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Access Pollywood: Roaring Twenties

Access Pollywood: Roaring Twenties

19 July 2011

Capitol Hill staffers handle business and have fun in the district they help run.

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Access Pollywood: The 100 Best Washington Movies Ever

Access Pollywood: The 100 Best Washington Movies Ever

23 June 2011

Let the Debate Begin ... A rundown of the top 100 best movies set in and around Washington D.C.

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Access Pollywood: SilverDocs Opens with “The Swell Season”

Access Pollywood: SilverDocs Opens with “The Swell Season”

22 June 2011

This year's documentary festival features over 100 films, plenty of food and... Elmo?

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Access Pollywood: Stand Up For Heroes

Access Pollywood: Stand Up For Heroes

21 June 2011

Bob and Lee Woodruff host the star studded event Stand Up For Heroes with the help of Jon Stewart, Train, and Washington's powerful leaders.

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WL Insider: Jabbar Gets the Lincoln Treatment

WL Insider: Jabbar Gets the Lincoln Treatment

07 June 2011

Author, Athlete and Filmmaker Kareem Abdul-Jabbar barnstormed DC to receive the The Ford's Theatre Society Lincoln Medal and promote his first documentary film.

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Access Pollywood: Showtime at Silverdocs!

Access Pollywood: Showtime at Silverdocs!

27 May 2011

Mark your digital calendars for June’s week-long AFI-Discovery Channel Silverdocs Documentary Festival the ninth installment of the world's leading documentary festival

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Access Pollywood: CNN’s Birthday Party for Piers Morgan

Access Pollywood: CNN’s Birthday Party for Piers Morgan

25 May 2011

CNN threw a 46th birthday party at Lincoln for its newest star, Piers Morgan.

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Access Pollywood: Robert Redford – Conservationist Extraordinaire

Access Pollywood: Robert Redford – Conservationist Extraordinaire

18 April 2011

At the 75th Anniversary of the National Wildlife Federation, Robert Redford is honored as the nation's leading conservationist.

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Pollywood: FilmFest D.C. Celebrates 25 Years

Pollywood: FilmFest D.C. Celebrates 25 Years

25 March 2011

As Filmfest DC director Tony Gittens celebrates the 25th anniversary of Filmfest DC this spring, he shows no sign of slowing down.

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Access Pollywood: Countdown to Zero

Access Pollywood: Countdown to Zero

21 March 2011

Lawrence Bender, the multiple award-winning producer of "An Inconvenient Truth" and "Pulp Fiction," is working to raise awareness of the nuclear dangers facing our world.

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Access Pollywood: Prince Turki Al-Faisal on Arabia 3D

Access Pollywood: Prince Turki Al-Faisal on Arabia 3D

21 March 2011

Prince Turki Al-Faisal reminisces about his country as depicted in the film "Arabia 3D"

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Media Spotlight: A Hall of Fame Night

Media Spotlight: A Hall of Fame Night

01 February 2011

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) hosts its annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the Newseum

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Access Pollywood: Washington Represents at Sundance

Access Pollywood: Washington Represents at Sundance

28 January 2011

Washingtonians put their political stamp on Sundance Film Festival again this year.

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Access Pollywood: BET Honors Red Carpet Glamour

Access Pollywood: BET Honors Red Carpet Glamour

18 January 2011

Just in time for the MLK weekend stars descend upon the District to honor the African-American icons of our time.

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Access Pollywood: An Extra-Ordinary Housewife

Access Pollywood: An Extra-Ordinary Housewife

08 December 2010

Washington Life got an exclusive interview with D.C. Housewife Stacie Turner, who talked to us about how she gives back.

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Access Pollywood: Kennedy Center Honors

Access Pollywood: Kennedy Center Honors

08 December 2010

Guests didn’t bother counting stars at this year’s Kennedy Center Honors, they were too busy counting galaxies.

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Performing Arts: Arena Stage Throws Open its Doors

Performing Arts: Arena Stage Throws Open its Doors

30 November 2010

Washington's acclaimed and beloved Arena Stage has thrown open its doors for the business of theatre at its new Mead Center for American Theater on the Southwest DC Waterfront.

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Access Pollywood: Elton Hits an Ace for Charity

Access Pollywood: Elton Hits an Ace for Charity

22 November 2010

Elton John and Billie Jean King bring WTT Smash Hits to Washington, raising $500,000 for AIDS-related charities.

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Access Pollywood: Capital Talent Agency

Access Pollywood: Capital Talent Agency

18 November 2010

Get ready D.C. – there's a new agency in town

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WL Sponsored: Sir Elton Lands in D.C. for Doubles

WL Sponsored: Sir Elton Lands in D.C. for Doubles

15 November 2010

Washington Life proudly sponsors the sold-out WTT Smash Hits, founded by Sir Elton John and Billie Jean King to fight HIV/AIDS.

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Access Pollywood: Cause Celeb

Access Pollywood: Cause Celeb

12 November 2010

Pollywood: A brief history of celebrities and their causes on Capitol Hill

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Access Pollywood: Tennis for a Cause

Access Pollywood: Tennis for a Cause

10 November 2010

Sir Elton John brings all-star World Team Tennis to Washington for the fight against HIV/AIDS.

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Access Pollywood: Kennedy Center Honors Tina Fey

Access Pollywood: Kennedy Center Honors Tina Fey

10 November 2010

Laughter abounded at the Kennedy Center as Tina Fey received the 13th annual Mark Twain Award.

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Access Pollywood: Pay It “Film” Forward

Access Pollywood: Pay It “Film” Forward

09 November 2010

Actress Kerry Washington reflects on the ability of film to foster cultural understanding.

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