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Tuesday, Nov 15, 2011 at 10:01 AM
By Kate Michael

Two Charity Bashes Collide

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.View gallery »

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Thursday, Nov 10, 2011 at 11:25 AM
By Carissa DiMargo

Geek 2 Chic on the Runway

Microsoft and Bloomingdale's joined forces for a night of fashion fundraising at Geek 2 Chic, featuring tech gurus as models.View gallery »

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Wednesday, Nov 9, 2011 at 10:26 AM
By Kate Michael

Painting the Town Red at a Heart-Healthy Gala

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.View gallery »

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Thursday, Nov 10, 2011 at 12:03 PM
By Joi-Marie McKenzie, Courtney Connley

Wale: 'Ambition' to Stand the Test of Time

Wale: 'Ambition' to Stand the Test of Time

Wale's first album only sold 28,000 copies its first week. The new one? Already hit #1 on iTunes. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 9, 2011 at 10:25 AM
By Kate Michael

Pink Ribbons Go Blue

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...View gallery »

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Tuesday, Nov 1, 2011 at 2:53 PM
By Kate Michael

Jennifer Beals Speaks Out Against 'Pinkwashing'

Jennifer Beals Speaks Out Against 'Pinkwashing'

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. Read »

Friday, Nov 4, 2011 at 5:00 PM
By Carissa DiMargo

Schriffen on the Runway at Walk This Way

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.View gallery »

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Monday, Nov 7, 2011 at 1:52 PM
By Mia Fields-Hall

Photos: The Root 100

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.View gallery »

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Thursday, Oct 27, 2011 at 12:59 PM
By Kate Michael

Bachelor's Michelle Money at Blue Hope Bash

Bachelor's Michelle Money at Blue Hope Bash

As it turns out, Michelle Money, famous for her time on "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelor Pad," is still living large online. Read »

Friday, Nov 4, 2011 at 1:06 PM
By Alfredo Flores

Pics: Jay-Z & Kanye at the Verizon Center

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.View gallery »

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Kate Michael Even before she was Miss D.C. 2006 and a new media personality, Kate Michael was active on the social and charitable scene in the District. She contributes her community, nightlife and philanthropic event coverage to Niteside -- and if you just can't get enough, follow her on her personal site at
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