D.C Arts Collaborates at French Embassy
The D.C. Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative gathered in La Maison Française at the French Embassy, April 8, to honor the Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation -- and to show off its students and raise funds for programs which give public school students a chance to experience the D.C. arts scene. The lively crowd of arts and business leaders at "Taking Flight: The Transformative Power of Arts Education" applauded Calvin Cafritz who accepted the first-ever Annual Spirited Leadership Award. NBC4 news anchor Wendy Rieger, who will jet off to cover the royal wedding in London, remarked, "My mother was a teacher. God bless you. God love you." Bob Levey, former Washington Post columnist, quipped: "Wendy said I have been here since the Johnson Administration, but it was the administration of Lyndon Baines Johnson."