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Celebrating a Local Sculptor During National Arts and Humanities Month

Celebrating a Local Sculptor During National Arts and Humanities Month

(SPRINGFIELD, VIRGINIA) – After a 25-year career on Capitol Hill, Gwen Harrison Lockhart turned her sights to the fine art of sculpture.  A few years after her retirement in 1990, Lockhart enrolled in her first art class with The Art League of Alexandria, located in the Torpedo Factory Art Center.   “It’s something I always wanted to do,” said Lockhart.  “Now, sculpture is my long suit.”

Design Army Launches Aquatic Couture

Design Army Launches Aquatic Couture

 

With the help of Design Army’s creative genius, Karla Colletto's Cruise 2013 Swimwear Line makes an audible splash

With a crew of 20+, Design Army literally went underwater to direct the filming of the featurette for the Cruise 2013 Swim Collection by Karla Colletto, taking branding to a new level and unleashing the cruise control for a swimwear line that has seen international growth over the past seven years.

"It's about building relationships with our clients," says Pum Lefebure, Design Army's co-owner and creative director. "We're always thinking ahead, how we can elevate our clients up to the next level. We create partnerships and think for our clients when it comes to branding."

11th Annual Jazz 4 Justice At George Mason

11th Annual Jazz 4 Justice At George Mason

 

Attorneys, Judges, students, and fellow members of the Northern Virginia community will gather in a friendly environment on Friday, November 9, 2012 at 8:00 pm to celebrate the love of jazz music.

The concert will showcase 100 Years of Jazz with tickets sold at $20 for Adults,  and $15 Seniors and Students.

Proceeds from the event provide student scholarships in the George Mason Department of Music.

To view highlights of our 2011 concert visit: http://youtu.be/Ko3N_2qxFSw

For more information, click here.

DC Athletes stand with Becky Lee to Fight Domestic Violence and Showcase Local Designers

DC Athletes stand with Becky Lee to Fight Domestic Violence and Showcase Local Designers

Last Thursday, the waterfront in Washington, DC was a buzz with a beautiful crowd, beautiful models and athletes.  All taking a stand with Becky Lee of Becky's Fund to end and prevent domestic violence.  

Join WUSA-TV & Walk To End Breast Cancer

Join WUSA-TV & Walk To End Breast Cancer

 

As many of you know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We all have been touched by this disease indirectly or directly including JC Hayward, and it's for this reason that WUSA-TV and JCHAYWARD.COM wants to make a difference in the community by walking towards a cure.

WUSA-TV will be walking and raising money in October for our local American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event, which takes place on Saturday, October 20 at 10 a.m. at the National Sylvan Theater on the National Mall in D.C.

Walk to honor breast cancer survivors and remember our loved ones who lost their battle.

National Children's Museum To Open At National Harbor

National Children's Museum To Open At National Harbor

Kids will soon have a museum dedicated to them!

The National Children's Museum will be opening its doors on Dec. 14 at the National Harbor with over 18,000 sq. ft. of space. It will have two main exhibit areas that serve to inspire children to care and improve the world, which include: 'The 3 & Under gallery,' designed in partnership with Sesame Workshop and 'Our World,' teaches the rewards and responsibility of global and community citizenship.

“Both our local and national communities have been waiting for this day for a long time,” said National Children’s Museum President & CEO Willard Whitson in a press release. “We are so thrilled to finally be opening a museum that is solely dedicated to children and families in the D.C. area and beyond”.

The museum also features a 130-seat theater. 

For more information click here: nationalharbor.com

D.C. Fashion Week Showcases International Fashions and an upbeat Washington

D.C. Fashion Week Showcases International Fashions and an upbeat Washington

When you think of fashion week you think New York or Milan.  While New York is undoubtedly an epicenter of fashion, Washington has its own distinct style and its fashion week features international designs from all over the world.

“In terms of functional clothing, Washingtonians stick to a work uniform,” says Ean Williams, founder and organizer of DC Fashion Week, now in its ninth year. “That’s what the world sees. They only see us at work. We’re making policy that changes the world. But go to any happy hour and watch how people change their wardrobe at the bars.”