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Madame Tussauds to Debut Wax Figure of Girl Scouts' Pioneering Founder

 

The Hay-Adams Welcomes Joyce Carol Oates for its May 23rd Author Series

The Hay-Adams Welcomes Joyce Carol Oates for its May 23rd Author Series

Acclaimed writer Joyce Carol Oates will discuss her new book Mudwoman, an exploration of success and self-identity.

On Wednesday, May 23, 2012, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.The Hay-Adams Author Series will welcome award-winning author Joyce Carol Oates, one of the most acclaimed writers in the world today, to discuss her latest novel, Mudwoman, while dining with guests at the Top of the Hay, the Hotel’s elegant rooftop spaces overlooking the White House. 

DC CROP Hunger Walk: Ending Hunger…One Step at a Time

DC CROP Hunger Walk: Ending Hunger…One Step at a Time

 

From Denise Edwards: 

Looking to make a difference in these trying times, the Washington, DC CROP Hunger Walk has set a goal of 180 Walkers and a $20,000 target in order to help stop hunger and poverty in our community and around the world through self-help initiatives.  A portion of the funds raised here from the Washington, DC CROP Hunger Walk will go to help Martha’s Table and DC Hunger Solution.

The even will take place on Saturday, May 5 at the Christ United Methodist Church at 4th and I Street SW.  Registration starts at 9:45 a.m..

DC Jazz Festival and Events DC present Jazz in the 'Hoods

DC Jazz Festival and Events DC present Jazz in the 'Hoods

 

A Preview of Spaces 21, 22 & 23 at the 2012 DC Design House

A Preview of Spaces 21, 22 & 23 at the 2012 DC Design House

This is the Eighth of an Eight-Part Feature on the designers’ vision and progress at the DC Design House, which is now open through May 13th. The DC Design House benefits Children's National Medical Center.

Victoria Sanchez of Victoria Sanchez Interiors in Alexandria, VA, www.victoriasanchezinteriors.com, was inspired by her own children for the design of Space 21, the Teenager’s Getaway. “I looked to their likes and dislikes, and their wants and desires as I created this design,” says Sanchez, who is excited to part of the Design House but also knows the amount of work that had to be completed in a short period of time.

A Preview of Space 20, the Kitchen, at the 2012 DC Design House

A Preview of Space 20, the Kitchen, at the 2012 DC Design House

 

This is the Seventh of an Eight-Part Feature on the designers’ vision and progress at the DC Design House, which is now open through May 13th.

For the second year in a row, Nadia Subaran of Aidan Design in Bethesda, MD, www.aidandesign.com, is part of the DC Design House. “It’s truly an honor,” Subaran says. “I feel very grateful to be in the company of so many fine designers.” Last year, Subaran designed the Pool Kitchen and this year took on the much larger main Kitchen in this Spring Valley home.

Lady GaGa Outfit Contest Coming To D.C.

Lady GaGa Outfit Contest Coming To D.C.

For people who like to dress up in ridiculous outfits (like me), but only actually do so if there is a purpose in doing so (unlike me), Madame Tussauds will be the place to be on Monday, April 23.

To celebrate the arrival of its Lady Gaga wax figure The Presidents Gallery by Madame Tussauds, located at 1001 F Street in Northwest D.C., is actually rewarding people for wearing absurd outfits. 

Let me explain.

PHOTOS: BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE TO LADY GAGA