(Photo credit Rob Roberts)

To raise funds for support for D.C.’s Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus (THEARC) and its nonprofit partners, including Building Bridges Across the River; Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington; Children’s National Medical Center and others, held its annual gala – AfterDark@THEARC – on Sept. 12. D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) and former Mayor Vincent C. Gray along with several other District residents attended the event for a night of performances from The Chuck Brown Band, Washington Ballet Company and the Ballou High School marching band among others