Marian Robinson. (Mandel Ngan/Getty Images)

Marian Robinson applauding the opening night of “Parade” Tuesday at Ford’s Theatre. The First Mother-in-Law sat with Eric Holder’s wife, Dr. Sharon Malone. Other VIPs in the house: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Kathleen Sebelius, Cokie Roberts, Elaine Chao.

• Former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband dining at New Heights in Woodley Park with Strobe Talbott Tuesday night. The MP was on these shores for... oh, huh, a conference on China sponsored by our company. Hmph, why didn’t he stop by to say hi?

Newt and Callista Gingrich lunching at downtown’s DC Coast Wednesday afternoon, with another, less recognizable man.