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Diplomatic Events: UAE’S 40th

Diplomatic Events: UAE’S 40th

United Arab Emirates honors their nation's 40th National Day.

Diplomatic Events: Saudis Think Pink

Diplomatic Events: Saudis Think Pink

Saudi Ambassador to the United States commemorates international fight for breast cancer.

Access Pollywood: Exploring Russian Culture

Access Pollywood: Exploring Russian Culture

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

Life of the Party: Danish Royals in DC

Life of the Party: Danish Royals in DC

The Phillips Collection hosts Her Majesty The Queen of Denmark and His Royal Highness The Prince Consort.

Life of the Party: Great Georgia!

Life of the Party: Great Georgia!

Georgia celebrates the 20th anniversary of the restoration of its independence at the National Portrait Gallery, with music, food, art and wine indigenous to its rich culture.

WL Sponsored: The Opera Serenades its Maestro

WL Sponsored: The Opera Serenades its Maestro

Susan Lehrman and the Embassy of China hosted the Washington National Opera’s signature annual benefit and also honored Placido Domingo for his long service.


Diplomatic Events: UAE’S 40th

Diplomatic Events: UAE’S 40th

15 February 2012

United Arab Emirates honors their nation's 40th National Day.

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Diplomatic Events: Saudis Think Pink

Diplomatic Events: Saudis Think Pink

30 November 2011

Saudi Ambassador to the United States commemorates international fight for breast cancer.

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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.

Posted in Access Pollywood

Life of the Party: Danish Royals in DC

Life of the Party: Danish Royals in DC

22 June 2011

The Phillips Collection hosts Her Majesty The Queen of Denmark and His Royal Highness The Prince Consort.

Posted in Diplomatic Dance

Life of the Party: Great Georgia!

Life of the Party: Great Georgia!

26 May 2011

Georgia celebrates the 20th anniversary of the restoration of its independence at the National Portrait Gallery, with music, food, art and wine indigenous to its rich culture.

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WL Sponsored: The Opera Serenades its Maestro

WL Sponsored: The Opera Serenades its Maestro

10 May 2011

Susan Lehrman and the Embassy of China hosted the Washington National Opera’s signature annual benefit and also honored Placido Domingo for his long service.

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WL Exclusive: Diplomacy Comes to the 135th Preakness

WL Exclusive: Diplomacy Comes to the 135th Preakness

17 May 2010

Forget erupting volcanoes in Iceland and the meltdown of the Greek economy. For several European and South American ambassadors the most vital issue on their minds Saturday was which horse to put their money behind at the Preakness.

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Paint the Town: Finland’s Green & Arty Night

Paint the Town: Finland’s Green & Arty Night

26 February 2010

Green was the color of the night at the Embassy of Finland's celebration of their LEED Gold certification status as the first green embassy in the U.S.

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Obamaland: Inside POTUS’ First State Dinner

Obamaland: Inside POTUS’ First State Dinner

25 November 2009

Pomp and Circumstance at the Obamas' first State Dinner for the Indian Prime Minister Singh.

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Dinner for Princes Bandar and Fahad Al-Saud

Dinner for Princes Bandar and Fahad Al-Saud

01 May 2009

Location: Residence of the Ambassador of Yemen WL EXCLUSIVE – Photos by Betsy Spruill Clarke THE EVENT: Yemeni Ambassador Abdulwahab Al-Hajjri hosted an intimate dinner for Prince Fahad Bin Abdullah Bin Muhammad Al-Saud and Prince Bandar Bin Abdullah Bin Muhammad Al-Saud, who were visiting from Saudi Arabia. Over a meal of traditional Yemeni specialties, the […]

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PEN/Faulkner Dinner

PEN/Faulkner Dinner

01 November 2008

Location: Folger Shakespeare Library Photos by Tony Powell SIZZLING START: Usually a genteel affair with readings by noted authors on a special topic, this year’s “Promises, Promises” theme inspired novelist Terry McMillan and poet Amiri Baraka to seize the spotlight with attacks on the GOP presidential ticket. SETTLING DOWN: Christopher Buckley and other participants defused […]

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