The annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner is the one time a year when celebrities and media elite overshadow and outnumber the politicos, traveling to the nation's capitol to participate in the lavishly exclusive festivities. Everyone's gotta eat, so make your reservation at these celebrity hot spots (and don't forget your autograph book):
Go HERE for more photos by Joy Asico, and tag yourself and your friends! Upscale American furnishings company Room & Board hosted a party on their rooftop near U Street yesterday evening. Guests sipped on cocktails, nibbled on canapes from Design Cuisine, and met with Sunbrella exec Greg Rosendale. Absolutely magnificent weather, a live steel drum band, and the company's new patio furniture beckoned most of the guests outside.
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On Saturday, May 4, 2013, Becky's Fund will partner with Irish Whiskey, Mighty Pint, Wilson Tavern, and Art Soiree to present the 7th Annual "Investing in Hope" fundraiser at the Spring Virginia Gold Cup. Proceeds will go toward the fight against domestic violence.
[Tricia Nixon with her father, Richard Nixon, on her big day in 1971. She and her husband Ed Cox wed at the White House, and she is the most recent White House bride in US history. The first White House wedding was Lucy Payne Washington and Supreme Court Justice Thomas Todd in 1812--her sister was first lady. Photo via]
Join the VA Gold Cup & Lindy Promotions for a day at the races! Ride on a round-trip luxury bus from DC or Arlington, enjoy entry into the races, pre-trip specials, and BYOB on the bus and at the races.
Attention all art lovers: R. Nichols is having a flash sale on his website, R-Nichols.com, for the next 24 hours! R. Nichols was born and raised in DC (he went to Sidwell Friends, where the first daughters are now). His famous stationery was featured on Oprah's Favorite Things and is sold at Barneys and Neiman Marcus. For 24 hours, you can buy his original art (paper collage cut-outs) at prices ranging from $50-245.
[Tory Burch, Arianna Huffington, Rashida Jones at WHCD 2012 via] Compared to many celebrity events, dressing for the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner and parties are challenging because one must be trendy and conservative at the same time. Karen Klopp of What2WearWhere.com pulled looks from Saks for the cocktail parties, brunches, dinner and after-parties that will take over our social calendars for the next few days: