<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Niteside]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcwashington.com/blogs/niteside http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.com en-us Fri, 01 Aug 2014 22:39:01 -0400 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 22:39:01 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Two Charity Bashes Collide ]]> Tue, 15 Nov 2011 11:01:03 -0400 Fight Night and Knock Out Abuse Against Women philanthropy dinners, the guys and gals met up at the Ritz Carlton for some frisky fun. The after-party is an annual tradition not to be missed by DC's social set.]]> Fight Night and Knock Out Abuse Against Women philanthropy dinners, the guys and gals met up at the Ritz Carlton for some frisky fun. The after-party is an annual tradition not to be missed by DC's social set.]]> http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/cms314.jpg
After the annual Fight Night and Knock Out Abuse philanthropy dinners, the guys and gals met up at the Ritz Carlton for some after-party fun.

Photo Credit: Kate Michael]]>
<![CDATA[Geek 2 Chic on the Runway]]> Thu, 10 Nov 2011 12:25:48 -0400 Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, an organization that supports programs to inspire kids from low-income families to stay in school and plan their futures. Pics courtesy Daniel Swartz, Revamp.com.]]> Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, an organization that supports programs to inspire kids from low-income families to stay in school and plan their futures. Pics courtesy Daniel Swartz, Revamp.com.]]> http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/182*120/geek2chic-6.jpg
Microsoft and Bloomingdale's joined forces for a night of fashion fundraising at Geek 2 Chic, featuring tech gurus as models.

Photo Credit: Daniel Swartz, Revamp.com]]>
<![CDATA[Painting the Town Red at a Heart-Healthy Gala]]> Wed, 09 Nov 2011 11:26:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/aha_gala-1-michael.jpg
Young professionals raising awareness and promoting prevention of America's #1 killer painted the town red at a gala event for the American Heart Association.

Photo Credit: Kate Michael]]>
<![CDATA[Wale: 'Ambition' to Stand the Test of Time]]> Thu, 10 Nov 2011 13:03:31 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/wale22.jpg
Wale's first album only sold 28,000 copies its first week. The new one? Already hit #1 on iTunes.

Photo Credit: Top Flight 100]]>
<![CDATA[Pink Ribbons Go Blue]]> Wed, 09 Nov 2011 11:25:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/men-against-b-c-michael.jpg
After a month of the pervasive pink ribbon, Men Against Breast Cancer incorporated some blue last week at D.C.'s downtown Macy's, hosting a fashion and shopping event -- and a night to honor men who are there to...

Photo Credit: Kate Michael]]>
<![CDATA[Jennifer Beals Speaks Out Against 'Pinkwashing']]> Tue, 01 Nov 2011 14:53:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/jennifer-beals-722.jpg
Jennifer Beals joined a star-studded event at the Kennedy Center Friday night as the Susan G. Komen foundation paid tribute to leaders in the fight against breast cancer.

Photo Credit: Kate Michael]]>
<![CDATA[Schriffen on the Runway at Walk This Way]]> Fri, 04 Nov 2011 17:00:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*120/beckys_fund1.jpg
The Walk This Way charity fashion show featured local celebs and athletes who strutted the runway to raise money to support victims of domestic violence.

Photo Credit: Yulia Mikhalchuk]]>
<![CDATA[Photos: The Root 100 ]]> Mon, 07 Nov 2011 14:52:29 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*160/kasimroot3.jpg
The Root honored members of their annual Root 100 list last weekend, IDing African-American influencers age 45 and under who shape daily conversations with work that matters.

Photo Credit: TR]]>
<![CDATA[Bachelor's Michelle Money at Blue Hope Bash]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2011 12:59:29 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/michelle-money.jpg
As it turns out, Michelle Money, famous for her time on "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelor Pad," is still living large online.

Photo Credit: Kate Michael]]>
<![CDATA[Pics: Jay-Z & Kanye at the Verizon Center]]> Fri, 04 Nov 2011 13:06:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/jayz-kanye-IMG_3074.jpg
The bill already contained two towering giants in the hip-hop game, and their swagtastic performance at the Verizon Center proved why Jay-Z and Kanye are the hottest pair in the genre.

Photo Credit: AlfredoFlores.net Photography]]>
<![CDATA[Voltaggio Dishes Up at Haiti Benefit]]> Wed, 02 Nov 2011 16:04:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/up-from-under.jpg
Up from Under hosted an arts benefit Tuesday evening at the Longview Gallery to raise funds for families in Haiti.

Photo Credit: UFU]]>
<![CDATA[Devils and Debauchery: After Dark ]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2011 15:05:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/cms308.jpg
Top event planner Andre Wells invited his fans and favorites to the Decatur House for a Halloween haunt and costume contest.

Photo Credit: Kate Michael]]>
<![CDATA[Pictures: 'The Black List' Opening ]]> Thu, 10 Nov 2011 15:29:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/BList+2222+2.jpg
“The Black List” -- a collection of portraits featuring 50 of the nation’s most distinguished African Americans -- have been unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery.

Photo Credit: David De Pas ]]>
<![CDATA[Chrisette Michele Performs at The Park ]]> Mon, 31 Oct 2011 13:30:27 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/256*120/c222222.jpg
This weekend Beny Blaq Entertainment and The Park at 14th presented a special Halloween Edition of The Park Unplugged featuring R&B darling Chrisette Michele.

Photo Credit: Lavan]]>
<![CDATA[Meet Dupont's Drag Queens]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2011 10:29:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Untitled-247.jpg
"Always have a good undergarment, girls -- you never know!" Meet some of the costumed characters of the High Heel Drag Queen Race, a 25-year tradition, which returned to 17th Street Tuesday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Celeb Blogger Necole Kane Gallery Bash]]> Thu, 10 Nov 2011 15:29:41 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/cms300.jpg
Celebrity blogger Necole Kane -- better known as Necole Bitchie -- hit the District this weekend to party with socialites and fellow bloggers at an invite-only event sponsored by X-Rated Fusion.

Photo Credit: TDC]]>
<![CDATA[DayDream Day Party: 'Black Hollywood Edition']]> Wed, 26 Oct 2011 12:50:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/181*120/FirePr_FlyCandy_Taraji.jpg
Other guests included Howard homecoming's Grand Marshall Boris Kodjoe, tween TV star Kellie Williams, and R&B singer Raheem DeVaughn... and Mayor Vincent Gray.

Photo Credit: Tony Brown]]>
<![CDATA[Wyclef Jean Kicks Off a Dance-Off at the Refugee Gala ]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2011 12:46:22 -0400 U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants last Wednesday, Oct. 19. At one point, Jean challenged the crowd of ambassadors, delegates and celebs to a dance-off. ]]> U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants last Wednesday, Oct. 19. At one point, Jean challenged the crowd of ambassadors, delegates and celebs to a dance-off. ]]> http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/10-25-wyclef2.jpg
The Grammy Award-winning artist performed at the 100th Anniversary Gala for the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants. At one point, Jean challenged the crowd of ambassadors, delegates and celebs to...

Photo Credit: FritzPhotographics.com]]>
<![CDATA[RedBull and the Rapper Emcees]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2011 12:51:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/redbullemsee.jpg
Red Bull EmSee, a rap battle series designed to find the best freestylers in the country, hit the Fillmore Monday night. Rising star Big K.R.I.T -- and event judge -- explains how participants come up...

Photo Credit: Kate Michael]]>
<![CDATA[Paula Patton Hosts Covergirl Dinner in DC]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2011 10:46:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/cms299.jpg
“I don’t know how to put on fake eyelashes," Covergirl's newest celebrity brand ambassador admitted to fashionistas.

Photo Credit: Covergirl]]>
<![CDATA[Fighting Cancer With Couture ]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2011 13:52:51 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/cms297.jpg
The annual breast cancer awareness fashion show, Pink Rocks the Runway, partnered with designer Christian Siriano and other local designers in promoting early detection.

Photo Credit: Jade Polay]]>
<![CDATA[A Late Night at Saks ]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2011 17:47:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/keys-to-the-cure.jpg
Saks Fifth Avenue in Chevy Chase stayed open late for Key to the Cure, where shoppers kicked off the chain's nationwide weekend effort to fight breast cancer.

Photo Credit: Kate Michael]]>
<![CDATA[Celebrity Blogger Creates Her Own Lane ]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2011 17:43:41 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*201/necolekane.jpg
"I knew the only way to the get the job I wanted was to create my own and it evolved from there," Necole Bitchie told us.]]>
<![CDATA[Party Pics: Josephine Debuts New Space]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2011 10:15:00 -0400 Josephine Nightclub painted the town red with Belvedere Vodka for the launch of Belvedere Red on Tuesday night, to raise proceeds for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Guests included the Komen Foundation's Kiki Ryan and writer Tim Burger.]]> Josephine Nightclub painted the town red with Belvedere Vodka for the launch of Belvedere Red on Tuesday night, to raise proceeds for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Guests included the Komen Foundation's Kiki Ryan and writer Tim Burger.]]> http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/cms295.jpg
Josephine Nightclub painted the town red for the launch of Belvedere Red to raise proceeds for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

Photo Credit: Kate Michael]]>
<![CDATA[Brave Singles Date Speedily]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2011 09:36:37 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/cms294.jpg
The Scott firm hosted its first D.C. Connection event at the Westin Grand on Sunday evening. The matchmaking firm held a speed-dating and networking event that brought singles together from all over...

Photo Credit: Scott Firm]]>
<![CDATA[Kevin Hart Hosts MLK After-Party at Love Nightclub]]> Tue, 18 Oct 2011 18:09:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*144/edc_1894.jpg
Comedian Kevin Hart hosted an after-party for the Martin Luther King Memorial Dedication at the club.

Photo Credit: Anwaa Kong/Elite DC]]>
<![CDATA[Party Pics: The Meridian Ball]]> Tue, 18 Oct 2011 11:08:49 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Meridian-red-dress-main.jpg
The Meridian Ball is widely recognized as one of D.C.'s biggest black-tie bashes, attended by public officials including Cabinet members, Supreme Court Justices and members of Congress.

Photo Credit: Joyce N. Boyhosian]]>
<![CDATA[Fashion Washington Turns Three]]> Tue, 18 Oct 2011 10:13:33 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/fw_birthday.jpg
The Washington Post's FW held an anniversary soiree and decor discussion at Mitchell Gold and Bob Williams' 14th Street showroom.

Photo Credit: Kate Michael]]>
<![CDATA[Make Plans Now: Halloween Bar Crawls, Costume Parties]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2011 11:51:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/halloween-devil-girl.jpg
Find your bar crawl, costume party or monster mash here.]]>
<![CDATA[A Peek Inside the State Dinner]]> Tue, 18 Oct 2011 10:19:49 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/129176350_722.jpg
The Obamas hosted the first couple of South Korea at a state dinner Thursday night.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Miss USA at the USO]]> Thu, 13 Oct 2011 17:13:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/miss-usa1.jpg
Miss USA Alyssa Campanella came to D.C. to assist in the Service Members of the Year ceremony during the 70th annual USO Gala.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Taking a Bite Out of Breast Cancer]]> Thu, 13 Oct 2011 13:17:42 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/cms290.jpg
As part of a month of foodie events to raise funds against breast cancer, blogger Anthony Rivera hosted an evening of bites at Tonic in Foggy Bottom.

Photo Credit: Kate Michael]]>
<![CDATA[Vic Jagger Hosts Cocktails and Conversations ]]> Thu, 13 Oct 2011 13:18:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/vicjagger.jpg
Vic Jagger of the Russ Parr Morning Show hosted Cocktails and Conversations at Recess Lounge, where young professionals mingled over champagne and cupcakes while answering questions about the opposite sex.

Photo Credit: Mia Fields-Hall]]>
<![CDATA[Cups Full of Hope: A Bra Brash]]> Thu, 13 Oct 2011 13:20:30 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/fields-hall-bra1.jpg
One-of-a-kind art bras were sold during an event to help support those living with breast cancer.

Photo Credit: S.C.]]>
<![CDATA[Mya Celebrates Her Birthday at Lux Lounge ]]> Thu, 13 Oct 2011 13:20:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*120/mya2.jpg
The Grammy Award-winning singer spent the night dancing at Lux on New York Avenue.]]>
<![CDATA[Jay Sean Parties at Eden Lounge]]> Thu, 13 Oct 2011 13:21:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/jay-sean-dc.jpg
The international R&B sensation, on tour with Joe Jonas, ordered an entire case of Hennessy.

Photo Credit: Dave Phillipich]]>
<![CDATA[Lalah Hathaway on New Beginnings]]> Thu, 13 Oct 2011 13:21:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/lalah-hathaway-dc.jpg
Soul singer LaLah Hathaway hits D.C. this week to promote her new album. "The great thing about music is that you could do it every day, 24 hours a day and it'll never stop," she said.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Brooks Brothers' Bash in Georgetown]]> Thu, 13 Oct 2011 13:21:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/brooks-brothers-georgetown.jpg
Wednesday evening's invite-only shopping soiree at the brand-new Brooks Brothers megastore in Georgetown also served as a fundraiser for the popular Trust for the National Mall charity.

Photo Credit: Kate Michael]]>
<![CDATA[What You're Doing This Weekend]]> Mon, 17 Oct 2011 09:59:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/cms291.jpg
Oktobeerfest, Taste of Georgetown, Breast Cancer Bites. Get going already!

Photo Credit: Sarah Pixley]]>
<![CDATA[Carmine's First Birthday Gift: A Trust Fund ]]> Thu, 06 Oct 2011 09:58:19 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/carmines_michael_10-05-main.jpg
Carmine’s honored the Trust for the National Mall with an Italian celebration to kick off the L’Enfant Society’s fall season, as well as its own first birthday.

Photo Credit: Kate Michael]]>
<![CDATA[Denim and Diamonds]]> Thu, 13 Oct 2011 13:22:36 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Untitled-182.jpg
At Lost Society, Quintessential Consulting's Monica Barnett hosted an evening of Denim and Diamonds, complete with cocktails, a candy buffet, cupcakes, jewels and custom denim fittings.]]>
<![CDATA[Aniston Hosts DC Movie Screening]]> Tue, 04 Oct 2011 09:44:18 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/127942017main.jpg
Jennifer Aniston, Jeanne Tripplehorn and others put star power into a new movie that screened at the Reagan building Monday night.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[A Night at the Park]]> Tue, 04 Oct 2011 14:22:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*120/nightatpark9.JPG
Debuting the hotel's new ballroom and event space as well as welcoming new General Manager Andrew Davidson, the Park Hyatt threw a ritzy reception for influencers and industry friends.

Photo Credit: Kate Michael]]>
<![CDATA[Inside Pharell's Qream Launch Party ]]> Mon, 03 Oct 2011 11:23:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/176*120/pharell111.jpg
Superstar producer, rapper -- and Va. native -- Pharell held a launch party in D.C. this weekend at Decatur House to celebrate his new liquor line, Qream.

Photo Credit: Anwaa Kong]]>
<![CDATA[Stars, Politicos at Human Rights Bash]]> Tue, 04 Oct 2011 06:56:58 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/sarah-jessica-parker-hrc-2011.jpg
President Obama and NMYC Mayor Bloomberg spoke at the 15th annual National Dinner.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[A Bally Opening Bash]]> Sat, 01 Oct 2011 16:25:33 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/212*120/127649259edited.jpg
The ambassador of Switzerland hosted friends and shoppers at the recently opened Swiss store Bally International on Thursday night at Tysons Galleria.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[25 Quality Years (as a Cross-Dressing Clown)]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2011 09:54:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Untitled-179.jpg
International Clown Hall of Fame inductee Barry Lubin may be a silent grandma in the Big Apple Circus (now at Dulles Town Center through Oct. 10), but he spoke with Niteside to share his story backstage...]]>
<![CDATA[Art All Night! DC's Nuit Blanche ]]> Tue, 27 Sep 2011 17:16:26 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/nuit.jpg
D.C. brought famous Parisian festival Nuit Blanche to the Shaw-Chinatown neighborhood for a night of art, music, cocktails... and PBR.

Photo Credit: Elizabeth Garbitelli]]>
<![CDATA[What You're Doing This Weekend]]> Thu, 13 Oct 2011 13:22:00 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/taste-of-dc.jpg
Taste of D.C., Oktoberfest, Sweet Tea Pumpkin Pie Festival. Get going already!

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Seen at the District Sample Sale]]> Tue, 27 Sep 2011 14:52:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/district-sample-sale-2011-8main.jpg
Dozens of local boutiques came together to sell their end-of-season fashions, plus new fall styles, at the biannual District Sample Sale. The shopping and schmoozing event supported women's empowerment as...

Photo Credit: Kate Michael]]>