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At 7:30PM the celebration continues at the Lincoln Theater with Bens Chili Bowls 60th Anniversary Celebration Gala, A Tribute To Virginia Ali benefitting the Bens Chili Bowl Foundation (www.benschilibowlfoundation.org), whose mission is to positively impact and provide service to our community by giving back to the neighborhoods where we live and work. All proceeds from all Bens Chili Bowls on Wednesday, August 22nd will go to the Bens Chili Bowl Foundation.All of us at Bens are humbled by and thankful for the love and support we constantly receive from our guests and the city of Washington, DC as we continue to build upon the rich history of community service that Bens has been known for throughout the years. Visitors to Washington, DC have usually heard about Bens Chili Bowl long before their arrival. Many remember the news of President Obama stopping by to enjoy a Chili Half Smoke. Bens has been seen on The Steve Harvey Show, The Daily Show, Man vs. Food, CNN, Oprah, Anthony Bourdains No Reservations, The Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, Larry King Live, Larry the Cable Guy, and countless other local, national and international shows, newspapers and magazines.Bens Chili Bowl has also been seen in films like Russell Crowes State of Play, Denzel Washingtons The Pelican Brief, and Don Cheadles Talk to Me. In the old days, guests included Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Ella Fitzgerald, Cab Calloway, Nat King Cole, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and many other luminaries. More recently, French President Sarkozy, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, members of the US Congress, and many other noteworthy political and sports figures have stopped by to sample the world famous Bens cuisine. Other recent visitors include Dave Chappelle, Bruno Mars, Serena Williams, Taraji P Henson, Chris Rock, Kevin Hart, George Lopez, Terrence Howard, Jimmy Fallon, Usher, Bono, Nick Cannon, Sara Jessica Parker, Tyrese, Lance Gross, George Clinton, Chaka Khan, Joe Mantegna,
  • Start:August 22, 2018
  • End:August 22, 2018
  • Recurring
  • Where:Lincoln Theatre, 1215 U St NW, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20009
  • Phone:N/A
  • Event Type: Arts & Theater
  • Ticket Price:N/A
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