Articles By: Pamela Sorensen

#NYC: Virginia Rising Stars Dinner at the Prestigious James Beard House

We shared with you that now former Executive Chef of DC’s Blue Duck Tavern, Sebastien Archambault (who is now heading up the culinary team at the brand new Park Hyatt New York in Manhattan) recently was in the James Beard House kitchen along side Blue Duck’s Pastry Chef Naomi Gallego. It’s nice to have bragging rights each [...]

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Ryan Kerrigan’s Celebrity Waiter Night Returns For Year Two

It’s fall (well almost) and we know this not because of the continued stifling weather, but rather the (sing it with me now) brass blasting across from flatscreen speaker in home and sports bars across Amuuurica: THE NFL THEME SONG. Just hearing the first few notes brings cheer to my being, a smile to my [...]

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Michael Weiss Foundation Provides Local Skaters the Opportunity to Skate with Stars at “Ice Champions LIVE!”

Three-time U.S. National Figure Skating Champion and two-time Olympian Michael Weiss will host the 10th Anniversary Michael Weiss Foundation “Ice Champions LIVE!” at The Gardens Ice House on Sunday, September 14 at 4 pm, bringing some of the brightest stars of figure skating to the area for a great cause. Alongside the stars, several local skaters will also take to the ice, including: [...]

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Epicurience Virginia This Labor Day Weekend

Years ago (2009 & 2010) I visited Loudoun County, Virginia with the intent of receiving an education on the Commonwealth’s wine production. I can assure you, I did (and enjoyed every drop of my enlightenment). The historic region is flush with the award winning vineyards and wineries set amongst rolling hills, wide open skies, fields [...]

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D.C.’s First Ever “Day of Learning” to Take Place September 6

Washington, D.C. is nationally recognized as being filled with educated beings. We stress the importance of earning multiple degrees and certifications. We are home to numerous colleges, universities, and museums. Our CV’s are lined with esteemed establishments where we teach and speak. Even our cocktail conversations tend to be less lite and more intellectual. So [...]

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Lake Anne Plaza 8th Annual Jazz & Blues Festival

As we share the impending goings-on around the capital region, the majority on this recent list seem to be music and arts related, which is refreshing. From SW DC to downtown to even way out in Reston, VA, our appreciation for pro/am artistic talent is abundant. Lake Anne Plaza in Reston just announced the performance [...]

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2014 G40 Art Summit at Blind Whino & Presented by Art Whino

The cutting edge world of local art continues to expand in breadth and depth with the help of groups like Art Whino, who, for the 5th year in a row, is producing the G40 Art Summit at Blind Whino (for the 2nd time). This edition’s theme of the group art show focuses on multidimensional art. You’ve [...]

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DC Shorts Film Festival Heads into Its 11th Year September 11-21

The celebrated DC Shorts Film Festival is one of the largest short film festivals on the east coast and it makes its way to us for its 11th year September 11th-21st. Get excited. It’s right around the corner. Recently it was dubbed as the “Coolest Short Film Festival” by MovieMaker Magazine and named “Best Film Fest” [...]

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Tiffany & Co.’s Tiffany T Collection Launches in the United States

I had the opportunity to do a “sneak-peak” of the bold Tiffany T collection recently. I even got to try on some of the graphic modern pieces and share which of the stunning selections were my favorites.  This particular launch of the seemingly neo-Tiffany & Co. era marks a very special one as this is the [...]

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The Foundation for the National Archives Launches #SignatureStyle Contest

The Foundation recently announced a new partnership to highlight Washington, DC’s rich and diverse culture. Leveraging the National Archives Museum’s latest exhibit, “Making Their Mark: Stories Through Signatures,” the Foundation will host DCFW’s Opening Night event on September 24 at the National Archives Building. The evening will debut 2015 Spring/Summer designer collections and include a special presentation honoring DCFW’s [...]

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Time is Running Out to Book The Phillips Collection & The Park Hyatt Washington’s Made in the USA Suite

With an end date in sight (August 31st) you’d best get to booking. The Americana-styled Park Hyatt Washington invites guests to explore a renowned collection of handcrafted American art with a stay in the hotel’s exclusive Made in the USA Suite. Celebrating The Phillips Collection’s newest exhibit, Made in the USA, currently on display through August [...]

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The Big Idea CONNECTpreneur Forum to Mashup Founders, Angels, CxOs, VCs & Business Leaders

In case anyone is wondering what level of talent and money we have in the capital region, look no further than the quarterly held CONNECTpreneur Forum, made up of a community of over 2200 Business leaders, CEOs, Entrepreneurs, VCs and angels in the Mid-Atlantic Region. CONNECTpreneur Forum mashes up 275+ top founders, angels, CXOs, VCs, and [...]

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