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Nicki Minaj paints DC pink

Hip-hop queen Nicki Minaj shut down DC’s The Park at Fourteenth for ‘Pink Sunday‘ – the exclusive after party for the I am Still Music Tour concert, held at the Verizon Center.  Nicki and her crew hit-up the invitation-only party to celebrate with local and international celebrities.

                                      

VIP guests included professional athletes like  Washington Capitals Nicklas Bastrom and Mike Green; Wizards Nick Young, Javale Mcgee, and Andray Blatche; and NFL players from the Dolphins, 49ers, Vikings and Cardinals.  Local celebrities like stylist/ TV personality Paul Wharton, K Street Kate’s Kate Michael, and stylist/ photographer duo James Cornwell and Tim Coburn also joined the party. ‘Pink Sunday’ was presented by Dave & Ray Ent. and The Standard Events.   By Rachel DeMita

Photo credit: Jim Folliard, Gearshift.TV Photography

SneakerBall 2010: Long gowns, laces up!

Tuxedos, gowns…and sneakers? Star athletes, fans and philanthropists laced up their sneaks and headed to the National Building Museum on Tuesday to celebrate DC’s best in sports. SneakerBall 2010 honored former University of Maryland basketball player Greivis Vasquez as the Sportsperson of the Year. The gala was put on by the Greater Washington Sports AllianceFull story..

Angie’s coverage of SneakerBall on WUSA TV w/ McNabb’s Brother Sean

 Some notable guests included New Orleans point guard Chris Paul, Suns forward Grant Hill and his father Calvin, singer Ginuwine and his wife Sole, Miss DC Stephanie Williams, Olympic ice skater Michelle Kwan, Olympic gymnastic Dominique Dawes, Redskins’ legend Ken Harvey, Redskins teammates, Capitals players including Nicklas Backstrom and Brook Laich.

  

By Rachel DeMita, Special to OMG

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