03/07/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Jill Biden, 'First Granny' Marian Robinson Step Out Together For Alvin Ailey Celebration

Gala honorary co-chairman Michelle Fenty, who lunched with her husband Mayor Adrian Fenty and the Obamas recently at Georgia Brown's, said she was sure Michelle Obama would take her daughters to see the show before the company hits the road Monday for the rest of its 26-city tour. Among the last minute cancellations for last night's gala were White House social secretary Desiree Rogers and White House senior aide Valerie Jarrett.

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