What a night! Elsa M. recently hosted Baltimore Style Magazine's "Big Bash 30" - a birthday celebration marking 30 years including an unbelievable fashion show featuring local designers, food, drinks, music  and an amazing party all at the gorgeous Horseshoe Casino. A portion of all the proceeds supported the Ronald McDonald House and all the families it serves in their time of need.

Taking place at the magical Smithsonian Institute Castle on Dec. 14th, DC Now Events' Inaugural "All Purple Gala" will be a night of elegance and beauty. Hosted by Elsa M. & Lauren Tula Poindexter, the event will honor influential creatives, professionals, and visionaries within the community and network they serve.
A percentage of the Gala proceeds will go towards The 5013c nonprofit Kids Fashion Week DMV Kids Fashion Week DMV.

Elsa M and co-emcee Laura Evans took the stage for an inspiring night honoring talented arts icons, successful social entrepreneurs and public policy visionaries: trailblazers who've dedicated their lives to pushing past traditional boundaries to create a movement, lead an organization or impact the world.

This year's honorees included:

Troy "Trombone Shorty," Performer/Bandleader/Producer/Philanthropist 
- Seth Goldman, Co-Founder & TeaEO Emeritus, Honest Tea

Barbara Boxer, Former U.S. Senator