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Around Town: Seeing Nature at Phillips

Around Town: Seeing Nature at Phillips

A Phillips Collection show opening Saturday explores perception and cognition through the Paul G. Allen Collection.

Fashionable Life: Popping with PREMIUM

Fashionable Life: Popping with PREMIUM

Before their weekend pop-up, the clothing designers talk inspiration, DMV style and lack of sleep.

Social Diary: Antonio Alves

Social Diary: Antonio Alves

The Harvard Business School Club of Washington president creates a new kind of D.C. salon.

Out & About: An Evening with Eddie Ross

Out & About: An Evening with Eddie Ross

The interior design expert celebrates new book at Georgetown's Baker Showroom.

Out & About: Celebration of Technology

Out & About: Celebration of Technology

501cTECH recognizes nonprofit innovators at annual awards ceremony.

Book Talk: Gloria Steinem’s Life on the Road

Book Talk: Gloria Steinem’s Life on the Road

The feminist icon delivers her first book in more than twenty years.


Around Town: Seeing Nature at Phillips

Around Town: Seeing Nature at Phillips

05 February 2016

A Phillips Collection show opening Saturday explores perception and cognition through the Paul G. Allen Collection.

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Fashionable Life: Popping with PREMIUM

Fashionable Life: Popping with PREMIUM

28 January 2016

Before their weekend pop-up, the clothing designers talk inspiration, DMV style and lack of sleep.

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Around Town: ‘The Real Housewives of Potomac’

Around Town: ‘The Real Housewives of Potomac’

24 January 2016

The new Bravo show looks at life in the Maryland suburb.

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Social Diary: Antonio Alves

Social Diary: Antonio Alves

10 December 2015

The Harvard Business School Club of Washington president creates a new kind of D.C. salon.

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Out & About: An Evening with Eddie Ross

Out & About: An Evening with Eddie Ross

01 December 2015

The interior design expert celebrates new book at Georgetown's Baker Showroom.

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Out & About: Celebration of Technology

Out & About: Celebration of Technology

11 November 2015

501cTECH recognizes nonprofit innovators at annual awards ceremony.

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Book Talk: Gloria Steinem’s Life on the Road

Book Talk: Gloria Steinem’s Life on the Road

06 November 2015

The feminist icon delivers her first book in more than twenty years.

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Around Town: The Fight for America’s Front Yard

Around Town: The Fight for America’s Front Yard

31 October 2015

Supporters for the Trust for the National Mall raise their glasses at Fig & Olive for a prosperous 2016.

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Book Talk: An Evening with Aliza Licht

Book Talk: An Evening with Aliza Licht

20 October 2015

DKNY PR Girl shares career advice and social media strategies.

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Out & About: A Party for Pooches

Out & About: A Party for Pooches

06 October 2015

DC Walk for the Animals and Pet-A-Palooza raise funds and awareness for Washington Humane Society.

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Around Town: Made in America

Around Town: Made in America

01 October 2015

Detroit-based retailer Shinola celebrates its Washington, D.C. launch.

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Around Town: The People’s Pope

Around Town: The People’s Pope

24 September 2015

Pope Francis arrives in Washington and celebrates Mass on his first-ever visit to the United States.

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Around Town: Clear the Shelters

Around Town: Clear the Shelters

14 August 2015

The Washington Humane Society and other shelters waive fees in nationwide animal adoption event.

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Life of the Party: Return of the White

Life of the Party: Return of the White

04 August 2015

The world's largest secret dinner party returns to Washington August 29 with a very strict dress code.

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Out & About: DC Swim Show Main Event

Out & About: DC Swim Show Main Event

03 August 2015

First annual swimwear show makes a splash in the District.

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Around Town: Italy’s Finest

Around Town: Italy’s Finest

03 August 2015

Boffi-Maxalto Georgetown teams up with Ferrari of Washington to host the best of Italian design.

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Book Talk: Women and Girls Rising

Book Talk: Women and Girls Rising

27 July 2015

Women's rights advocates met for a lively discussion and book launch at the Embassy of New Zealand.

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Events: DC Swim Show Opening Night

Events: DC Swim Show Opening Night

24 July 2015

DC Swim Show kicks off the weekend at Café Milano in Georgetown.

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Social Diary: Rock the Runway

Social Diary: Rock the Runway

21 July 2015

Haute Haus Agency fuses live music and high fashion at a rooftop pool to benefit Music Unites.

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Out & About: Let Them Eat Cake!

Out & About: Let Them Eat Cake!

21 July 2015

Art Soiree's annual Bastille Day celebration brought all things French to Sofitel D.C.

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Around Town: Indoor Ocean

Around Town: Indoor Ocean

15 July 2015

Take your family to the beach this summer without leaving the District.

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Around Town: Play in the Park(let)

Around Town: Play in the Park(let)

14 July 2015

The Golden Triangle BID celebrated the installation of a bright yellow mini-park.

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On Stage: YoungArts Scholars Shine

On Stage: YoungArts Scholars Shine

10 July 2015

A crop of talented high school students wow fans at the Kennedy Center with a standout multidisciplinary show.

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Around Town: A Taste of Peru

Around Town: A Taste of Peru

03 July 2015

The 49th annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival highlights the rich culture of Peru.

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Out & About: The Bark Ball

Out & About: The Bark Ball

29 June 2015

Stylish pups stepped out for the Washington Humane Society's annual black-tie soiree.

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Social Diary: Launch Into Summer

Social Diary: Launch Into Summer

29 June 2015

Washington Life welcomes summer with Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, Inova Health System and Absolut Elyx.

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Embassy Row: Food & Fashion of Peru

Embassy Row: Food & Fashion of Peru

25 June 2015

The Peruvian ambassador hosted an exclusive fashion show celebrating design and educational exchange.

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Around Town: Vital Voices Celebrates Visionary Women

Around Town: Vital Voices Celebrates Visionary Women

19 June 2015

Bill Clinton delivered remarks at the 2015 Global Leadership Awards.

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Food and Wine: Global Bites

Food and Wine: Global Bites

15 June 2015

At the seventh annual Embassy Chef Challenge, twelve countries compete for best dish.

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Around Town: White Out

Around Town: White Out

11 June 2015

The Redskins showed up in droves at Pierre Garçon’s "All-White Clothing" fundraiser for BGCGW.

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Health & Wellness: Know Your Value

Health & Wellness: Know Your Value

02 June 2015

MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski is empowering women on her “Know Your Value” national tour.

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Book Talk: Founding Friends Luncheon

Book Talk: Founding Friends Luncheon

27 May 2015

PEN/Faulkner's literary luncheon series featured authors of kidnapped girls' memoir.

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Social Diary: Gala in the Park

Social Diary: Gala in the Park

24 May 2015

Glen Echo Park's 'Folk & Fiddle' gala celebrated social dances and arts programs with an Irish flair.

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Around Town: Schar’s $50 Million Gift

Around Town: Schar’s $50 Million Gift

19 May 2015

Inova Health System receives largest gift in history for new cancer center.

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Book Talk: A Century of Hope

Book Talk: A Century of Hope

13 May 2015

Bob Hope’s biographer discusses the man who defined entertainment.

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WL Hosted Events: Alexis Bittar Opening

WL Hosted Events: Alexis Bittar Opening

07 May 2015

Washington welcomes jeweler Alexis Bittar with open arms.

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Around Town: Serving Up Style

Around Town: Serving Up Style

20 April 2015

Heirloom Catering + Event Design launches, showcasing local artisans.

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Out & About: Taste of the South

Out & About: Taste of the South

19 April 2015

This year's "Taste of the South" was Black Tie meets Big Top at the Washington Hilton.

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Out & About: ‘Veep’ Season Premiere Party

Out & About: ‘Veep’ Season Premiere Party

12 April 2015

An exclusive premiere party for the HBO hit raises funds for Dog Tag Bakery.

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Around Town: Nike Brings Jobs to Northeast

Around Town: Nike Brings Jobs to Northeast

10 April 2015

The sports retailer opens first East Coast community store in Ivy City.

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Fashionable Life: Bedazzling Washington

Fashionable Life: Bedazzling Washington

06 April 2015

Brooklyn-based jewelry designer Alexis Bittar brings his unique creations to CityCenterDC.

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The 2015 A-List

The 2015 A-List

31 March 2015

And the invitation goes to...those on WL's annual A-List, the most-highly desired guests in town.

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Out & About: Those Winded Royals

Out & About: Those Winded Royals

20 March 2015

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall visit Washington.

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Health & Wellness: Weathering MS With Janice Dean

Health & Wellness: Weathering MS With Janice Dean

19 March 2015

A well-known meteorologist shares her story with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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Access Pollywood: Eric Dane On Board With TAPS

Access Pollywood: Eric Dane On Board With TAPS

18 March 2015

'The Last Ship' star Eric Dane shows support for military families.

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Out & About: Irish Eyes Smiling at Salamander

Out & About: Irish Eyes Smiling at Salamander

16 March 2015

An Irish-inspired cocktail reception supports military families.

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Around Town: Man Behind the Face

Around Town: Man Behind the Face

05 March 2015

Famed fashion photographer Nigel Barker came to DCanter for a book signing of "Models of Influence."

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Around Town: Peak Bloom Predictions

Around Town: Peak Bloom Predictions

04 March 2015

The National Park Service announced cherry blossom peak bloom predictions for 2015.

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Around Town: Capitol Hill Volleyball Classic

Around Town: Capitol Hill Volleyball Classic

17 February 2015

More than 900 girls' volleyball teams compete in the ninth annual Capitol Hill Volleyball Classic.

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Around Town: Mad About Man Ray

Around Town: Mad About Man Ray

06 February 2015

The exhibition "Man Ray—Human Equations" opened at the Phillips Collection with a private reception.

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Around Town: Sips & Suppers

Around Town: Sips & Suppers

27 January 2015

The seventh annual 'Sips & Suppers' began with a lively cocktail reception at the Newseum.

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Around Town: Washington Auto Show

Around Town: Washington Auto Show

22 January 2015

The next-gen Chevrolet Volt and more are on display at the Washington Auto Show.

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Around Town: Anne Geddes

Around Town: Anne Geddes

15 January 2015

Anne Geddes was in town to exhibit her latest series, Protecting Our Tomorrows: Portraits of Meningococcal Disease.

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Around Town: Tech Cocktail’s Holiday Awards Party

Around Town: Tech Cocktail’s Holiday Awards Party

17 December 2014

DC Tech Community Comes Together for Holiday Cheer

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Around Town: White House Travel Bloggers Summit

Around Town: White House Travel Bloggers Summit

16 December 2014

The White House hosted travel bloggers for a summit on study abroad and global citizenship.

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Around Town: Cookies & Custard

Around Town: Cookies & Custard

13 December 2014

Washingtonians brought their kids to Share Our Strength's cookie decorating event for No Kid Hungry.

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Georgetown Insider: A Neighborhood Like No Other

Georgetown Insider: A Neighborhood Like No Other

24 July 2014

Soirees celebrating Georgetown's historic architecture.

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Social Diary: African Leaders Honored in Georgetown

Social Diary: African Leaders Honored in Georgetown

18 November 2013

President of Burkina Faso and African Union Commission leader join festivities.

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Life of the Party: Americans in Paris

Life of the Party: Americans in Paris

04 October 2013

Berets and ball gowns helped transform the Corcoran into a Parisian wonderland at the annual Fall Fete.

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Fashionable Life: GANT Greets Georgetown

Fashionable Life: GANT Greets Georgetown

15 March 2013

The new(ish) M St. shopping haunt showed off its latest collection to VIP guests.

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