Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Appearances: 2011 White House Correspondents' Dinner

4/30: Arriving at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton. She's wearing Stella McCartney.

Followed by the Vanity Fair/Bloomberg WHCD after party at the French Ambassador's residence
Pictured with Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler, Bradley Cooper,
Andy Samberg, Anna Paquin & Stephen Moyer

... Elsewhere, Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler, Sean Penn, Scarlett Johansson, Newt Gingrich, Steve Buscemi, Lance Armstrong, Rashida Jones, Buzz Aldrin, Attorney General Eric Holder, Senator Scott Brown, Tara Subkoff, Michael Stipe, Michelle Trachtenberg, Sean Parker, Congressman Anthony Weiner, Andre Balazs, Gayle King, Will Forte, Dee Dee Myers, and Todd S. Purdum pivoted between the French ambassador’s magnificent home and the slightly chillier, though no less spectacular, grounds. Polychromatic lights illuminated the expansive gardens, and bushes of blooming azaleas bordered the pool.

By 3 a.m., the crowd had thinned considerably, but Rashida Jones, Fred Arminsen, John Legend, Andy Samberg, Bradley Cooper, Steve Buscemi, Jason Sudekis, and friends remained sitting in a circle on poolside couches. Seth Meyers bounded down the stone steps and greeted the group, which burst into applause upon his arrival. ...

4/29: The night before she attended the New Yorker WHCD Pre-Party on The W Hotel rooftop and then had drinks at a local bar.
Pictured with Karen Richardson, an Associate Director in one of the White House Offices

Click | Politico
A gaggle of Hollywood celebs sipped champagne and enjoyed a rooftop view of the White House at the New Yorker cocktail party at the W Hotel POV roof terrace and lounge on Friday night. Spotted chatting in the corner: Actors Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis and Sean Penn.

Comedian Seth Meyers, who also showed up at Chris Dodd’s MPAA reception, brought his family to the party, which was hosted by New Yorker editor David Remnick.

Also in attendance were actor Jon Hamm, actress Rashida Jones, directors Ethan Coen and Joel Coen, actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson, actress Kerry Washington, Olympian Shaun White, actress Rosario Dawson, actress Mira Sorvino, musician David Byrne, director Tom Hooper and designer Tara Subkoff, and Craigslist founder Craig Newmark.

Beltway types in the crowd included Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett, Director of Communications Dan Pfeiffer, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, Director of Speechwriting Jon Favreau, Director of Domestic Policy Melody Barnes, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis and Rep. Anthony Weiner. And from the media world: New Yorker staff writers Steve Coll, Jane Mayer, Ryan Lizza, Adam Gopnik, Jill Lepore, James Surowiecki and Atul Gawande; CBS’s Lara Logan; The Daily Beast’s Andrew Sullivan; Arianna Huffington; Savannah Guthrie and Chuck Todd.

Yeas & Nays | The Washington Examiner
... Later, many of the Hollywood types ended up at the Passenger, a favorite watering hole for hipsters and cocktail connoisseurs. We counted [Bradley] Cooper, [Sean] Penn, [Zach] Galifianakis and [Jon] Hamm, who were joined by "Parks and Recreation's" Rashida Jones and the White House's Tommy Vietor.

Thanks to Katie for the Richardson info & Examiner link :)