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From our Hot Hundred party to Santa Soiree, from Diana Ross singing for the president to Shadow Room's new baroque decor, and from a gigantic balloon menorah in Bethesda to the Apres ski party at the U Club, there was a lot of fun to be had in Washington over the weekend:
Over the weekend in Washington, Martin Sheen was spotted at OAR with Ginuwine and some pro atheletes, the First Lady saw Aretha Franklin at DAR, Washingtonians had a ball at the Capital City Ball, Steven Colbert welcomed himself at Madame Tussauds, Bachelorette stars partied at Midtown, the FabEmpire and Talk Of DC collected 1k coats for the homeless, and more:
Last night, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama were caught on the "Kiss Cam." Spotted at the Verizon Center with their daughter Malia, Michelle's mother, Marian Robinson, and Vice President Joe Biden, they were cheering on Team USA 2012 Olympic basketball team in the exhibition game against Brazil. More»
Last night, Michelle Obama, her daughters Sasha and Malia, and Michelle's mother Marian Robinson came out to watch Venus Williams represent the Washington Kastles against the Boston Lobsters. Venus was diagnosed with Sjogren’s syndrome, autoimmune disorder that causes fatigue late last year. Guests at the match were ecstatic to see her play almost flawlessly at the beginning, but her fatigue noticeably set in during her 5-0 loss to Boston's Irina Falconi.MORE>>
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Last night, tennis fans that came to see Venus Williams represent the Washington Kastles against the Boston Lobsters were surprised to find that they'd be watching it with Michelle Obama, her daughters Sasha and Malia, and Michelle's mother Marian Robinson (often called "the first grandma" because she lives in the White house and is very active with the daily goings-on of the family). More»
[AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais] Last night, President Obama and Mick Jagger and friends partied in the White House East Room, which was converted into a blues club for "Red, White and Blues." The party celebrated blues music, which was a very appropriate nod to New Orleans' Fat Tuesday without getting religious or...ya know...Bourbon-Street-y. More»
Christmas in Washington taped its 30th show on Saturday at the National Building Museum, which brought together major names in entertainment and politics to benefit the Children's National Medical Center.
Spotted on stage and in the crowd: President and Michelle Obama and their daughters, Justin Bieber, Jennifer Hudson, country trio Band Perry, Nickelodeon star Victoria Justice, Cee Lo Green, Conan O’Brien, first grandma Marian Robinson, Selena Gomez (backstage), Vice President Joe Biden, Jill Biden, Senator Tom Harkin, and Wolf Blitzen. I mean, Blitzer. More»
President Obama celebrated Wednesday night in Chicago with huge fundraisers, but celebrated the actual evening of his birthday Thursday night with a patio party for about 200 in the White House Rose Garden.
There are basically no photos from the 5-hour "fabulous but casual" private party except this photo of their chef setting up the scene, via the Obama Foodorama blog.
Saturday, May 18
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.