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Casino Jack is Back in DC

Casino Jack is Back in DC

Kevin Spacey gets interviewed before the screening Oscar winning actor Kevin Spacey was in town for the DC premiere of the long awaited Hollywood version of “Casino Jack”.  The movie (based on real happenings) was about none other than our very own fedora donning, fitness fanatic, restaurant owning lobbyist, Jack Abramoff.  My, my, my, Jack [...]

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Alex Ovechkin The GR8 DVD Release

Alex Ovechkin The GR8 DVD Release
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Scoot Scootin’ Away

Scoot Scootin’ Away

Summer Amin and Gib Leonard From the outside it looked a tame biker convention.  Clarendon’s Hard Times Cafe had lined up a few cheery Vespas and bright scooters on the Wilson Boulevard sidewalk.  Inside upstairs in the backroom, a group of about 20 or so strangers (and some friends) gathered together because they had one [...]

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Take a Vet to School Day Celebrated

Take a Vet to School Day Celebrated

Students prepare to welcome veterans to Walt Whitman Middle School. Veterans include Ryan Steinbach (cane), Brian Namkung (Asian-American), Juanita Mullen (Native American woman), and Renaee (cq) Allen (African America woman). Greeters include Dr. Libby O’Connell, Mike Leone and Jessica Carver (Cox), Ruth Woods (assistant principal in hat) and Jean Bell (principal in red suit and [...]

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Day of Service on the National Mall

Day of Service on the National Mall
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Gobble, Gobble! Giveathon

Gobble, Gobble! Giveathon

Bring 5 canned goods to any of the Velocity Five’s five locations in the metro area for the Work It Girl! Networking 1st Annual Gobble, Gobble Giveathon this Saturday, and get FREE wings/sliders from Velocity Five! The top 7 donors who bring the most canned good/non-perishables will win one of the following: Laser Hair Removal [...]

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Friendly Reminder for “Creating Your Best Life”

Looking forward to a new direction next year?  Join us at Mazza Gallerie on Saturday, November 20th from 1pm-4pm for a fun, stimulating afternoon and lively discussion on “Creating Your Best Life”. Win a book, enjoy light refreshments , 2 hours free parking compliments of Neiman Marcus.  Chat with the authors and pick up a [...]

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Take a Veteran to School Day

“Take a Veteran to School Day” is coming Wednesday the 10th to Whitman Middle School courtesy of the History Channel, Cox Communications, and the Department of Veterans Affairs.  Working to bridge students with veterans from past and present wars this initiative is the History Channel’s premiere public affairs outreach program which began in ’07 in [...]

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Client-9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer

Black socks, kinky sex, The Mayflower…sex, power, greed, betrayal, scandal…producer and director Alex Gibney’s “Client-9″ has it all and it’s much better than a Lifetime movie because it’s not just based on a true story-it is a true story. Once known as Wall Street’s “Sheriff”, some said Eliot Spitzer was his own worst enemy.  After [...]

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FotoWeek DC Launches at the Corcoran Gallery of Art + Design

FotoWeek DC Launches at the Corcoran Gallery of Art + Design

Post by Punch Premiere Correspondent Lindsey Clark I honestly do not know how FotoWeek DC has been around since 2008, and this is the first time I’ve managed to get my act together in time to actually see it.  Now in its third year, FotoWeek has grown from a DC Metro area competition into an [...]

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Fidogenic

Fidogenic

FotoWeek DC has gotten this city in a tizzy and it began last Thursday night as the best of the best of Fashion for Paws shutterbugs showed off their talents in poster size boards of some of the coolest shots from the past spring fashion shows.  L2 Lounge in Georgetown’s Design District aka Cady’s Alley [...]

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Delivering Happiness Applied Improv Style – A Pilot with Tony Hsieh

Delivering Happiness Applied Improv Style – A Pilot with Tony Hsieh

Jenn Lim, Chief Happiness Officer, Beth St. Clair, Tony Hsieh Post by Punch Purpose Correspondent Beth St. Clair, beth@actupconsulting.com I was at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles on Friday for a National Association of Women Business Owners event with over 250 people. This was a speaking event for author and CEO Tony Hsieh as [...]

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