Julie Simone Hosts DC's Summer Masquerade Ball

LOS ANGELES Julie Simone will be serving as head mistress at the Summer Masquerade Ball July 19.

"Summer Masquerade Ball is the party of the year in DC, I'm so excited to be a part of it again this year," she said. " I love that people go all out with their costumes. If you're anywhere near DC, you need to come to this party."

This year's theme is Emerald City.

The event takes place at Phase One of Dupont, 1415 22nd St NW, Washington DC, 9 p.m. to 3 a.m and is $25 in advance, $30 at the door.

Details at DCSMB.com.