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NPR’s Pre-WHCD Soirée With Mary J. Blige

WHAT: NPR is hosting ‘Friday Night Spin’, an invitation-only party on the eve of the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner.

The tab for the evening’s festivities is being picked up by NPR Trustees John Herrmann, Jr. and John McGinn, as well as in-kind donations. In-kind donors include: Gibson Guitar Showroom, Georgetown Cupcake, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Smart Water, Robert Foley Vinyards and Beam Global.

WHEN: Friday, April 27, 2012
8pm – 11pm

WHERE: Gibson Guitar Showroom

WHO: Hosted by NPR White House Correspondent Ari Shapiro, welcome from NPR President & CEO Gary Knell, music by guest DJ Solange Knowles.

NPR’s WHDC guests also attending party include:
Mary J. Blige (Grammy Award-winning musician)
Ginnifer Goodwin (Actress)
Colin Hanks (Actor)
Chris Hughes (Co-founder of Facebook; publisher and editor-in-chief, The New Republic)
Katherine Stockett (Novelist, author of The Help)

NPR Journalists attending (partial list)…
Michele Norris (NPR’s All Things Considered)
Michel Martin (Host, NPR’s Tell Me More)
Peter Sagal (Host, Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!)
Guy Raz (Host, Weekend All Things Considered)
Audie Cornish (Host, All Things Considered)

 

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