"That's Joe Jonas?" was a common reaction heard around the crowd.
And you can't forget the boxing match happening in the middle of the ballroom.
The 17th-century Queen Anne mansion looked, well, lived in.
Strap on that cummerbund because the night's not over until Jennifer Hudson sings.
The Justice performs at Arena Stage.
If embassies had emotions, this one would be shy, introverted and perhaps even a little coy.
The rare (and pricey) rye was made from George Washington's own recipe, and the bottle signed by former president Bill Clinton.
The Oscar winner performed a benefit concert in Washington, and everyone was wowed, even though Spacey missed a few high notes.
On Monday Justice Ginsburg received the Institute for Education's 2014 Cultural Diplomacy Award.
For all their formidable kitchen skills, they still can't quite skewer the legendary Washington restaurateur.