Brasserie Chic: Paris’ La Coupole Swings by D.C. Published April 12, 2011 • Updated on April 13, 2011 at 8:21 am Supporters of water projects in developing countries gathered at the Washington Club Tuesday for a night of specially commissioned French perfume, music and food from Paris' La Coupole. 10 photos 1/10 2/10 Kate Michael The Rotary Club Paris Academies and the Alliance Francaise hosted an event at the Washington Club for supporters of water projects run by other Rotary Clubs in developing countries. The night included specially commissioned French perfume, music and food from La Coupole in Paris. Laura Hammel, Letita Brock and Althea Ireland took the chance to bid on water-themed photographs and Parisian Lithographs by famous artists who have enjoyed La Coupole. 3/10 Kate Michael National recording jazz keyboardist Marcus Johnson and European DJ Young Pulse joined forces to form Juris and record an album together. The two were the evening's featured entertainment. 4/10 Kate Michael Megan Yamamoto, Laura Boccad and Alex Hazel heard music from the CD "L'eau de la Vie" written specially for the event by Marcus Johnson and Young Pulse. 5/10 Kate Michael Paul Bernstein, Anna Katalkina and Julie Keza enjoyed bites prepared by Jean-Philippe Bourggeuil, the executive chef of La Coupole in France. 6/10 Kate Michael Emma Cornevaux and Frederique Paccagnella tasted hors d'oeuvres that have satisfied such creative palettes as Hemingway, Picasso and Dali. 7/10 Kate Michael Azam Amirza, Joy Kingsley and Mel Smith enjoyed the evening's food, music and French champagne. 8/10 Kate Michael Jewelry designer Lisa Nikfarjam and Jim Adduci checked out the specially commissioned French perfume "Water" for sale to benefit the cause. 9/10 Kate Michael Jean Ozonder of Rotary International (L) and Sylvain Cornevaux (R) -- organizers of the event -- flank water conservationist Alexandra Cousteau and Richard Smith. 10/10 Kate Michael Mariona Tres, Claude Belman and Camille Jasser, members of the Alliance Francaise, support French and francophile programs in the nation's capital. 0 More Photo Galleries Brag on Your Grad: Celebrating 2020 Graduates in DC, Maryland and Virginia Photos: Protests, Unrest in DC Following George Floyd’s Death Protesters, Enraged by Black Americans Killed, Gather Nationwide NBC4-T44 Friday Fun: Show and Tell!