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A jazzy all-American state dinner for China's Hu

The stars are out for tonight's gala. Slideshow.  Full story.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama stand alongside Chinese President Hu Jintao upon his arrival on the North Portico of the White House in Washington, DC, Jan. 19, 2011, prior to hosting a State Dinner.

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Singer Barbra Streisand and her husband actor James Brolin arrive for the State Dinner.

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Designer Vera Wang arrives at the White House for a state dinner in honor of Chinese President Hu Jintao.

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Actor Jackie Chan arrives at the White House for a state dinner in honor of China's President Hu Jintao.

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Vogue magazine editor Anna Wintour arrives at the White House for a state dinner in honor of China's President Hu Jintao.

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Nancy Kissinger and husband former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger arrive at the White House for a state dinner.