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White House Correspondents' Dinner 2014: Inside the Weekend's Biggest Events

This year, Google, Netflix, and Facebook joined in the festivities for Washington's big gathering of politicos, press, and Hollywood celebrities.

Event Report Posted May 6, 2014, 4:09 PM EDT

'Gatsby,' 'Hangover,' 'Star Trek' & More: Event Ideas Inspired by Summer's Biggest Movies

From lasers and zombies to hangover buffets, steal these ideas for events influenced by the season's blockbusters.

Idea File Posted June 13, 2013, 8:15 AM EDT

Washington Ballet Opens Season With New Gatsby-Themed Gala

Event Report Posted October 4, 2011, 2:57 PM EDT

Capitol File Throws Biggest Correspondents' Dinner After-Party

Thanks to Bloomberg's decision to downsize and partner with Vanity Fair this year, Capitol File rose to the after-party occasion, hosting the largest fete following the White House Correspondents' Association dinner.

Event Report Posted May 11, 2009, 1:50 PM EDT

Tropical Storm Hanna Postpones—But Doesn't Derail—Smithsonian Polo Cup

The Smithsonian Young Benefactors Polo Cup took place one day late thanks to Tropical Storm Hanna, but planners got the message out via last-minute phone calls and emails.

Event Report Posted September 9, 2008, 10:27 AM EDT

Capitol File and Washington Ballet Mojito Fete Swells Private Club to Capacity

For their summer party, Capitol File and the Washington Ballet partnered with Bacardi to serve Cuban drinks at the members-only L2 Lounge.

Event Report Posted August 11, 2008, 1:57 PM EDT

Capitol File Keeps the Press-Focused Night Rolling at the Newseum

With the dramatic new Newseum as its backdrop, the Capitol File White House Correspondents Association dinner after-party kept it simple, relying on sponsors for many of the evening's visual highlights.

Event Report Posted April 29, 2008, 1:12 PM EDT

Capitol File Marks Two Years With Orchids, Desserts, and Forest Whitaker

To celebrate its second anniversary, Capitol File magazine threw an orchid-ordained, dessert-decked event honoring Forest Whitaker.

Event Report Posted February 5, 2008, 1:36 PM EST

Capitol File Surprises Mira With Paul

Capitol File's minimalist holiday-issue party feted Mira Sorvino with a surprise guest: her dad, Paul.

Event Report Posted November 29, 2007, 1:20 PM EST

Brothers Affleck Call for Vegan Munchies at Gone Premiere

Ben and Casey Affleck descended upon Georgetown—bringing vegan hors d'oeuvres—for the Washington premiere of Gone Baby Gone.

Event Report Posted October 16, 2007, 9:22 AM EDT

Reader Poll: What Have You Been Doing This Summer?

Event Intelligence Posted August 22, 2007, 1:07 PM EDT

Capitol File Hosts Poolside Soiree

Pretty young things showed upand got showered uponat Capitol File's poolside issue party.

Event Report Posted June 22, 2007, 2:57 PM EDT

Capitol File Willing to Pay for Flowers

My Favorite Vendors Posted May 30, 2007, 11:04 AM EDT

Capitol File Party Gets Carnival Treatment

Bold decor, bongo players, fire-blowers, and creative sponsor integration accented Capitol File's second annual Correspondents Dinner fete.

Event Report Posted May 22, 2007, 8:27 PM EDT

Versace Showcases Seat-Free Runway

Capitol File teamed up with Versace to showcase an up-close-and-personal fashion show at the apropos Italian embassy.

Event Report Posted May 17, 2007, 3:50 PM EDT

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