Itâ€™s a good thing I have tough skin (sort of) because I felt a twinge of a pinch (ouch!) a few times during Monday nightâ€™s 10th annual â€œWill on the Hillâ€ production by the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) at Sidney Harman Hall.Â Alas, if I canâ€™t laugh at myself, I will just cry.Â Thatâ€™s not [...]
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As the energy continues to build for the impending stampede of Hollywood heavy hitters landing in D.C. aka White House Correspondent Association Dinner Weekend or some like to call it, “The Cool Kids in High School All Grown Up Come to Visit the Nerds in High School All Grown Up” or Nerd Prom … you [...]
By Punch Correspondent Darryl Keeton On Sunday afternoon, the Verizon Center displayed a top-level ice hockey match. Although, this was not of the NHL variety. A team of federal lawmakers, Congressional staff and administration officials suited up to face an opposing squad of federal lobbyists in the 4th Annual Congressional Hockey Challenge. Lawmakers, lobbyists, [...]
By Punch Passport Correspondent Lori GonzÃ¡lez Lazzarini Last Monday I dressed up and walked just a few blocks over to the National Building Museum in where The Washington Center Gala was being held to commemorate 36 years of providing academic internships in the nationâ€™s capital to students worldwide. As soon as I walked inside of [...]
The Park Hyatt Washington, D.C. served as the main venue for author, blogger and political analyst Keli Goff’s D.C. party for her 2nd book and 1st novel, “The GQ Candidate”.Â The 65 or so guests sipped the exclusive to the hotel’s “Pamela’s Punch” cocktail that is made up of sangria and Prosecco (quite refreshing if [...]
People wonder why politicians and actors have such a fondness for each other.Â Some believe it’s because they share a commonality in their respective professions.Â “The floor of Congress and stumping are no different than the actor’s studio or the theater.Â Let’s face it. All the world’s a stage to politicians and entertainers.”Â Nowadays, it [...]
My Congressman Jim Moran and me outside Ford’s Theatre “The Conspirator” directed by Robert Redford opens Friday the 15th (the anniversary of Lincoln’s death), but some got a sneak peak at the renovated Ford’s Theatre on Sunday night.Â “Some” meaning members of Congress (both sides, in one place, not arguing, say it isn’t so!), the [...]