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Punch Power Circle : Women of Distinction in D.C. Featuring Journalist, TIME Magazine Correspondent, and now Author Jay Newton-Small

Punch Power Circle : Women of Distinction in D.C. Featuring Journalist, TIME Magazine Correspondent, and now Author Jay Newton-Small

“You should go on Jeopardy!” I exclaim reaching for yet another piece of garlic naan. Jay Newton-Small, with whom I’m grabbing dinner right after her Journalism & Women event where she spoke about her first book (of most likely several) “Broad Influence: How Women Are Changing the Way America Works” and answered a plethora of audience […]

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Introducing The Punch Power Circle – Women of Distinction in D.C.

Introducing The Punch Power Circle – Women of Distinction in D.C.

A friend recently published a non-fiction “unputdownable” read which is being touted as not only timely, but very important by the critics, the media, and yes, the Twitterverse. Entitled “Broad Influence: How Women Are Changing the Way America Works”, TIME magazine Washington, D.C. correspondent and now author Jay Newton-Small (she’s a woman with a man’s name […]

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People to Know / Punch Profiles : “Primates of Park Avenue” Author Wednesday Martin, Ph.D.

People to Know / Punch Profiles : “Primates of Park Avenue” Author Wednesday Martin, Ph.D.

With a first name like Wednesday, one can’t help but be a bit intrigued. Then you read she, Wednesday Martin, is an author who is traveling south to the nation’s capital from New York to talk about her instant #1 New York Times bestseller, Primates of Park Avenue: A Memoir. The buzz is great, after all, who […]

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People to Know / Punch Profiles : Aaron Cooley – Producer and Author of the Newly Released Supreme Court Thriller “Four Seats”

People to Know / Punch Profiles : Aaron Cooley – Producer and Author of the Newly Released Supreme Court Thriller  “Four Seats”

Aaron Cooley, the Yale grad, the author, and the producer and development director of famed Hollywood director/producer/screenwriter Joel Shumacher (and @fleming17f on Twitter), is petting my 4 month old puppy Frasier, casually telling me about the comical trials and tribulations of his cat Mitten, who loves to wake him in the middle of the night with […]

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People to Know / Punch Profiles : Spotlight on Jessica Greenhill, Founder of myBOOKbag

People to Know / Punch Profiles : Spotlight on Jessica Greenhill, Founder of myBOOKbag

By Punch Contributor Melinda Contreras  Earlier this week I came home, saw a package sitting on the kitchen counter, and I immediately ripped it open. I quickly became confused at the contents, and it was then that I actually decided to read the front of the package, and see who the package was addressed to. […]

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New York Times Best Selling Author Wes Moore Hosts Inaugural Champions of #THEWORK Celebration

New York Times Best Selling Author Wes Moore Hosts Inaugural Champions of #THEWORK Celebration

This weekend, 350 people – including Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Congressman John Delaney – turned out to support New York Times Best Selling Author Wes Moore at his inaugural Champions of #THEWORK Celebration. Moore and PHILANTHROPIK co-hosted the event at the Four Seasons Baltimore to honor seven individuals for their significant contributions and dedication to their local communities. Just last month, Moore released his second read, The Work: My Search for a Life That Matters, which quickly […]

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The Smithsonian Associates host B.J. Novak for a Telling of Stories (and Other Stories)

The Smithsonian Associates host B.J. Novak for a Telling of Stories (and Other Stories)

By Punch Correspondent Melinda Contreras  Last Friday evening, more than 500 guests packed the National Museum of Natural History’s Baird Auditorium as the Smithsonian Associates hosted B.J. Novak for an evening lecture and book signing. In a conversation led by  Linda Holmes of NPR’s Monkey See, Novak discussed The Office, the writing of his two books, The Book with No Pictures and One More […]

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Owner of Smith Meadows Farm & Author of “Gaining Ground” Forrest Pritchard at Copperwood Tavern November 19

Owner of Smith Meadows Farm & Author of “Gaining Ground” Forrest Pritchard at Copperwood Tavern November 19

On Tuesday, November 19th, you are invited to come spend an entertaining evening at our Punch Partner Copperwood Tavern in the Village at Shirlington, with Forrest Pritchard, proud owner of Smith Meadows farm and author of “Gaining Ground.” He’ll be answering any questions about the farm to table philosophy and we’ll be sampling the menu items […]

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Gentle Reminder: Knock Out Abuse I-N S-T-Y-L-E with Stylist & Author Lauren A. Rothman

Gentle Reminder: Knock Out Abuse I-N S-T-Y-L-E with Stylist & Author Lauren A. Rothman

Don’t miss the stepping back into the event season in style with a charity aspect to boot. Join the well heeled for a fundraiser benefiting Knock Out Abuse on Monday, September 30th at the Park Hyatt Washington DC. Nationally recognized Stylist and Author Lauren A. Rothman (who just penned her Style Bible) is hosting, along with sponsor DC Magazine, Saks Fifth Avenue, and TTR […]

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Knock Out Abuse I-N S-T-Y-L-E with Stylist & Author Lauren A. Rothman

Knock Out Abuse I-N  S-T-Y-L-E with Stylist & Author Lauren A. Rothman

  Don’t miss the stepping back into the event season in style with a charity aspect to boot. Join the well heeled for a fundraiser benefiting Knock Out Abuse on Monday, September 30th at the Park Hyatt Washington DC. Nationally recognized Stylist and Author Lauren A. Rothman (who just penned her Style Bible) is hosting, […]

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Punch Pick: 13th Annual National Book Festival September 21 & 22

Punch Pick: 13th Annual National Book Festival September 21 & 22

It’s one my favorite events of the year. Rain or shine, we do our best to head down to the National Mall to get our reading on. In years past, I’ve even met up with my parents who too, are fans of this celebration of reading and literacy. This year, the Library of Congress’ National Book […]

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Susan Fales-Hill Welcomes ColorComm’s New York City Charter Members

Susan Fales-Hill Welcomes ColorComm’s New York City Charter Members

ColorComm Network, the DC-based membership organization for women of color in communications continues to expand into untapped markets, the latest one being New York City. Last week, the group gathered with founder Lauren Wesley Wilson, board members and some 75 or so soon to be charter members at Pranna in Manhattan. While nibbling on platters […]

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