|Holy Matzo Balls, Ester Goldberg has arrived. She will be appearing at theWestin on Embassy Row (formerly the Ritz Carlton), along with|
|her band and the “gorgeous screamin’ yentas,” courtesy of Matzoball Entertainment. Areturn to the supper club era billed as “the Big Swanky After Dinner Show,” the musicalcomedy event features the show, champagne toast, and a dessert buffet. Opening nightwas September 13. Visitwww.estergoldberg.comfor more information.|
|Washingtonians were invited to sign a larger-than-life painting at TheHotel George created by pop artist Steve Kaufman to honor all thosewho lost their lives on September 11, 2001 in Washington, D.C., NewYork, and Pennsylvania. Several hundred Washingtonians participated onSeptember 4, adding to the over 1.5 million people around the world whohad already signed the painting. The memorial paintingwill hang over the front of The Hotel George before beingdonated to a museum for permanent display. Steve Kaufman,Andy Warhol’s former assistant, is The Hotel George’s artist-in-residence.|
Steve Kaufman, Eric Andell, the U.S. Department of Education’s deputyundersecretary in the Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, and Hotel Georgegeneral manager Dixie Eng.
Photo by Vance Jacobs
|Faces/Spaces. Arlington-based fine arts photographer and Washington Lifecontributing photographer Jeffrey Prehn will exhibithis new series of photographic portraits of Washington, D.C. area art dealers anddirectors, “Faces (and their spaces)” Marsha Ralls of The Ralls Collection(pictured below), Victoria Reis and Jayme McLellan of Transformer, andalternative art venue director Steve Lewis of Signal 66 are among those depicted inthe exhibit. The first series of 27 black and white photos documents gallery dealersand directors in the context of their environments. Prehn plans to continue theproject with a series of environmental portraits focusing onmembers of the literary/performance/visual arts community in the Washington,D.C. area. The show, opening on October 18 at The Alla Rogers Gallery, Canal Squarein Georgetown, coincides with the Canal Square “Third Friday” joint gallery openings.|
Marsha Ralls of The Ralls Collection
Photo by Jeffrey Prehn
|Are you a perfect “10” (not size) or just looking to meet theperfect “10”? The Georgetowner newspaper is throwing a party,“Find Your Perfect 10” onOctober 10 at 10:00 p.m. to celebrate the introduction ofBachelorandSpinster.com.The four-course dinner and reception at Café Milano features a live auction,matchmakers and live entertainment, and will give singles a chance tomeet their perfect mate while supporting a contest benefitingThe Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Man and Woman ofthe Year 2002 candidates Laurie Schaefer-Boiardi andTareq Salahi. Attire is Georgetown chic. Call Lindsay (202) 338-4833 to R.S.V.P.WL hopes personality counts for something in the rankings!|
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