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INCASEYOUMISSEDIT VOX FIVE YEAR ANNIVERSARY [THE LINE HOTEL DC] P H O T O  B Y  B E N  D R OZ

“It doesn’t feel like five years,” said Melissa Bell, publisher of Vox Media and co-founder of Vox.com at the digital media group’s fifth anniversary celebration. “Some days it feels like 50 years, other days it feels like two weeks.” Ezra Klein said it bluntly, “we survived.” He continued, “nothing is guaranteed in this business unlike many others, so that’s meaningful to me.” Notable guests included Susan Rice, Ian Cameron, Mike Allen and Sally Quinn among others.

Melissa Bell and Ezra Klein

HMSHOST FOUNDATION’S CHEF’S TABLE [DOCK 5 AT UNION MARKET] P H OTO S  CO U RT E SY  O F  H M S H O ST

HMSHost Foundation brought nearly 20 celebrity chefs from across North America together in Washington, D.C., for its second annual Chef’s Table Dinner, where guests enjoyed a multi-course gourmet meal and entertainment from magic illusionist David Kwong. The event raised $270,000 for HMSHost Foundation’s mission to fight poverty through food, shelter, education and workforce development.

Susan Feniger

LAFAYETTE 148 OPENING [TYSONS GALLERIA] P H O T O S  B Y  V I T H AYA  P H O N G S AVA N A N D  G E T T Y  I M AG E S

A powerhouse host committee joined Deirdre Quinn, CEO and co-founder of women’s fashion brand Lafayette 148 New York, to help welcome its first stand-alone store in the Washington region to Tysons Galleria. In addition to bites, sips and beautiful wares, the event celebrated Lafayette 148’s #UnordinaryWomen campaign, which honors trailblazing females impacting their surrounding communities. Ten percent of sales from the evening were donated to She’s the First, a non-profit group that supports girls’ education causes around the world.

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Hilary Rosen, Anita McBride and April Ryan

Kathleen Buhle Biden, Deirdre Quinn and Tipper Gore

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Washington Life Magazine - Summer 2019  

RED, WHITE & GROOVE - From Jazzfest to Funk Parade to a loaded lineup of summer shows, Washington's music scene erupts with talent.

Washington Life Magazine - Summer 2019  

RED, WHITE & GROOVE - From Jazzfest to Funk Parade to a loaded lineup of summer shows, Washington's music scene erupts with talent.

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