WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Wednesday, April 23
6:00 - 9:00 PM, MTV's Benjamin Brothers Show Reception: World Autism Awareness Month at The Graham Hotel, 1075 Thomas Jefferson St. NW. $20, info.
6:30 - 10:00 PM, STYLECABLE Pop Up Party at 1776, 1133 15th Street NW. $20, open bar beer, and tasty treats, info.
6:30 - 8:30 PM, Behind the Headlines: NSA Surveillance and Ongoing Revelations at The Washington Post, 1150 15th St. NW. Free, rsvp.
6:30 PM – 11:00 PM, Folger Gala at the Folger Shakespeare Library 201 E Capitol St SE. Celebrate Shakespeare's 450th Birthday. Black tie, dinner, entertainment, info.
Thursday, April 24
6:30 - 10:30 PM, Cat in the Hat Gala at The Four Seasons Hotel, 2800 Pennsylvania Ave NW. Master of Ceremonies, Jeanne Meserve and children's book author Alma Powell in attendance. Benefits Reading is Fundamental. $500, info.
7:00 – 9:00 PM, Autism Speaks Illuminate Event at LOOK Supper Club, 1909 K St. NW. A jazz-blues night out to celebrate Autism Awareness Month. Two hour open bar, buffet and silent auction. $60, info.
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM, Dine Out For Life at more than 100 participating DC bars & restaurants. Benefits Food & Friends, supporting those with HIV/AIDS and Cancer, info.
Thursday, April 24
6:30 - 10:30 PM, EcoWomen 10 Year Anniversary Gala at Josephine Butler Parks Center, 2437 15th St. NW. $75, silent auction, DJ, photo booth, food, unlimited cocktails, info.
6:30 - 10:00 PM, Canopy Awards at Union Market, Florida Ave. NE & 6th St. NE. $45/advance or $55/door, food, open bar, games photo booths, and live music, info.
7:30 PM, Washington National Opera Bravo! Club Spring Gala at the Embassy of Croatia, 2343 Massachusetts Ave NW. Featuring preview performance of The Magic Flute. $110, info.
Friday, April 25
6:30 PM, National Museum of Women in the Arts Gala, 1250 New York Ave. NW. Dinner, cocktails and silent auction. $650, info.
7:00 - 11:00 PM, Divine Style DC Swanky Spring Fashion Soiree at Bull Run Regional Park, 7700 Bull Run Dr. Centreville, VA. $55, info.
8:00 PM, Double Time Jazz presents Bobbi Humphrey at THEARC Theater,1901 Mississippi Ave. SE. $20, info.
10:00 PM - 1:00 AM, Club Corcoran at the 59th Annual Corcoran Ball at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW. Following the Ball, enjoy the afterparty! Dancing and refreshments. Dress: cocktail; black tie optional, info
10:00PM - 2:00 AM, Sumeria Group DC Capitol Gala at The Sphinx Club, 1315 K St. NW. $85, full open bar, hors d'oeuvres, and music, info.