Articles By: Pamela Sorensen

FOTODC Announces Exhibitions, Projections, FotoFilm : FotoWeekDC Returns November 8-16

I can’t believe it’s been 7 years since this region was blessed with the inaugural FotoWeekDC. Get ready for an intense, comprehensive week filled with exhibits, events, lectures, films, parties and experiences. You do NOT want to miss it. The 7th annual FotoWeekDC 2014 will present a line-up of dynamic and diverse exhibitions, projections, film screenings and [...]

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Punch Pick: Picnic Theatre Company & Dumbarton House present H.G. Wells’ “War of the Worlds”

On Halloween Eve 1938, Orson Welles’ realistic radio broadcast about a martian invasion of Earth sparked panic across America.  Just in time for the season, our friends (who work pretty damn important full-time jobs) at the never tiring Picnic Theatre Company invite you to a presentation of H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds. I love [...]

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#UCLovesLocal Silent Auction Items: Bid October 30th at Urban Country in Bethesda

Thursday, October 30th (6:30pm-9:30pm) we are pleased as Punch to invite you to a charity shopping event at Bethesda’s Urban Country. This is a friendly reminder (and hopefully an enticement!) where we share an updated list of Silent Auction items you may bid upon that night. Proceeds go to Combat Soldiers Recovery Fund. We thank all of [...]

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Sprinkles Cupcakes Georgetown to Honor D.C. Metro Police on Tuesday October 28th

Sprinkles Cupcakes Georgetown, the Washington, D.C. outlet of the world’s first cupcake bakery, announced today that it will show its appreciation to local law enforcement by heading to the 1st Precinct headquarters with individually boxed cupcakes for D.C. Metro Police and staff. The sweet serenade will take place on Tuesday October 28th at noon. The slogan: [...]

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Tiffany & Co. to Host ‘What’s Modern Now” a Google+ Hangout with Design Director Francesca Amfitheatrof

Talk about living in a modern style! Tiffany & Co. recently hired its first female design director Francesca Amfitheatrof, launched the well received contemporary line Tiffany T (she’s the brains behind the sleek pieces) and now they are hosting their first live Google+ Hangout Session on Tuesday, October 21st at noon EST. Join the what is surely [...]

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Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Celebrates 40 Years

Last Thursday evening, the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden hosted a dinner in celebration of its 40th anniversary as well as the arrival of new director Melissa Chiu, newly renovated galleries, and the opening of two new exhibitions: “At the Hub of Things: New Views of the Collection” and “Days of Endless Time.” The [...]

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Care for Kids Card Program Benefitting Children’s National Starts TODAY

And goes through Sunday, October 26th. So get your $50 card and get shopping! Wednesday night we ventured into Georgetown (braving the torrential downpour) to check out Ann Hand’s newest jewelry outpost on Prospect Street, NW (across from Peacock Cafe). Here, attendees perused the gems, stone, and sparkling accessories while sipping champagne. As an incentive to [...]

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Muriel Bowser at DC Vote Champions of Democracy Awards Gala

On Wednesday night, Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and councilmembers Muriel Bowser and David Catania were among the familiar faces on-hand to support DC Vote’s Champions of Democracy Awards Gala. The national educational and advocacy organization hosted their annual fete in the Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress. Over 300 guests attended the soiree, including Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services BB Otero, councilmembers Anita Bonds and Vincent Orange, the University of the District of Columbia President James [...]

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DC Craft Beer Festival Winter Harvest Comes to DC Convention Center

Ever feel intimidated or just confused about the numerous beer offerings when you go out for dinner or drinks? You aren’t alone, after all craft beer and microbreweries are all the rage in the U.S. Sales are up 18% according to the Brewers Association. Lucky for we consumers, the DC Craft Beer Festival Winter Harvest [...]

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A Fabulous Fall Giveaway: a Scosche boomBOTTLE and a Fitbit Pink ZIP Wireless Activity Tracker

October in DC – what could be better? The leaves are changing, the humidity is back to bearable levels. Washingtonians are enjoying their time outside, tailgating before Redskins games, going for brisk walks or runs and checking out the latest restaurants. Whether you’re gearing up for next weekends’ Marine Corps Marathon or just want to [...]

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‘Tis the Season (To Book Your Holiday Fete & Feeding Reservations)

I admit I’m biased. I mean there’s even a Pamela’s Punch cocktail on the menu, so naturally I’m pushing Blue Duck Tavern and the Park Hyatt Washington, not to mention they are a Punch Partner and I’ve been friends with the property’s management and staff since its grand reopening in February 2007. So here’s a [...]

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Harman Center for the Arts Gala and the Shakespeare Theatre Company Season

On Sunday October 5th, the Tony-award winning Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) held its annual Harman Center for the Arts Gala Awards and Dinner Gala. The always spectacular event which centers around the who’s who of Washington’s performing arts scene, took place first at Sidney Harman Hall with the a champagne reception, performances and award ceremony.  Guests then walked [...]

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