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What to Do This Week: November 14 to 17
Fashion’s Fight Against MS Runway Show at the Liaison, two ways to get your literary fix, and a screening of “Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview” at E Street Cinema.
Georgetown Cupcake founders Sophie LaMontagne and Katherine Kallinis will be signing copies of their new book at Tuesday’s Book Fair and Authors’ Night. Photograph courtesy of Georgetown Cupcake’s Web site
Monday, November 14
BENEFIT: Raise awareness for multiple sclerosis in style during the second annual Fashion’s Fight Against MS Runway Show at the Liaison. Guests can sip cocktails before catching a full-scale runway show featuring Alexandria Hilfiger and Nary Manivong. A silent auction and rooftop afterparty will follow. Tickets ($75 to $300) can be purchased through the event’s Web site. Proceeds will benefit the National MS Society. Doors open at 6 PM, and red carpet arrivals begin at 6:30.
Tuesday, November 15
BOOKS: Literary buffs won’t want to miss the National Press Club’s 34th annual Book Fair and Authors’ Night. More than 90 writers will be signing copies of their books, including Georgetown Cupcake’s Sophie LaMontagne and Katherine Kallinis, Stephen Carter, and Bob Edwards. Click here for a list of participating authors. Tickets (free for members, $5 general admission) can be purchased at the door. 5:30 to 8:30 PM.
Wednesday, November 16
FILM: For two nights only, E Street Cinema will screen Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview. Salvaged from the 1996 miniseries “Triumph of the Nerds: The Rise of Accidental Empires,” the film offers an unparalleled glimpse into the mind of Apple’s visionary genius. Watch the trailer here. Tickets ($11) can be purchased through the theater’s Web site. 7:15 and 9 PM.
Thursday, November 17
SIGNING: Martha Stewart will be signing copies of her new book, Martha’s Entertaining: A Year of Celebrations, at the DAR Constitution Hall. Plus, she’ll be sharing tips on how to throw the perfect party. Tickets ($35) can be purchased through Ticketmaster. 7 PM.