Alvin Ailey Gala!
Last night we headed to the Kennedy Center Opera House for DC's 17th annual Alvin Ailey Gala.
At the star-studded affair, we snapped Attorney General Loretta Lynch and her husband, Stephen Hargrove.
Gala Co-Chair & Alvin Ailey Board President Debra Lee, Washington Performing Arts Chair Reginald Van Lee, and Kennedy Center President Deborah Rutter during the cocktail reception following the performance.
The ballroom was beautifully decorated, with gorgeous lighting and flowers. Here, Councilmember Brandon Todd joins Mayor Muriel Bowser with the Mayor's Women's Office's Kimberly Bassett and Trust for the National Mall's Tiffany Rose.
Guests enjoyed a three-course dinner featuring delicious short ribs. Here, Gala corporate sponsor, Southern Co's Christopher Womack, with Co-Chair Gina Adams.
Gala Committee member Cheryl Wilbon, Chevy Chase Plastic Surgery's Dr. Jennifer Parker Porter, Yvette Escudero, and PPD Global Product Development's Dr. Rose Blackburne.
Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero is bookended by supporter Marina Ein and his wife, Laura Denise.
Janell Duncan and her husband, Lockheed Martin's Larry Duncan, join Gala Co-Chair Sela Collins.
Alvin Ailey Associate Artistic Director Masazumi Chaya with the Company's Sheyi Ojofeitimi, Antonio Douthi-Boyd, Kirven Douthit-Boyd and Dacquiri Smittick.
Bizmarkie's Jenni Izumi, Company dancer Hope Boykin, and RNR Resources' Malik Husser.