Want to Go? ‘Pullman Porter Blues’ at Arena Stage

WHAT: Cheryl L. West’s Pullman Porter Blues (World premiere co-production with Seattle Seattle Repertory Theatre) WHERE:  Kreeger Theater WHEN: Nov. 23, 2012 to January 6, 2013 TICKETS AND INFORMATION:  Call 202-554-9066 (General) or 202-488-3300 (Sales) or check online at http://www.arenastage.org SOUTHWEST NIGHT: December 26 at 12:00 Climb aboard the Panama Limited, bound from Chicago to […]

DC Sail’s Halloween Regatta Just Beats Frankenstorm

The Washington Channel section of the Potomac River was crowded on October 27 with Flying Scots and FJs racing in DC Sail’s Halloween Regatta. That Saturday saw generally light and shifty conditions with sunny skies just two days before Hurricane Sandy blew in at 30-38 knots, gusted to 52 knots, and dropped five inches of […]

Local Author Plans Book Signing

DC resident Eric Hughes is a regular at the Channel Inn’s Pier 7 Restaurant, dining there most Friday nights and Saturday mornings.  But on Sunday, December 2, Mr. Hughes will be in the Channel Inn’s Engine Room from 2 – 5 p.m. for a different reason: to hold a signing of his novel Our Time – […]

Foreign Policy Discussion Group to Resume in January

Several spaces are still available in the Southwest Foreign Policy Discussion Group. For about 10 years, we have been meeting to discuss topics developed by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA) under the “Great Decisions” title. The topics are selected to educate us on to the relationship of the United States with the world. Discussions are […]

Youth Grants Funds Still Available

Applications for Youth Grants are still available from the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly’s Youth Activities Task Force (SWNA-YATF). The user-friendly application can be picked up at the Southwest Neighborhood Library, 900 Wesley Place, SW. Typical grants to schools, churches, recreation centers, etc. have ranged between $200 and $800 for requests such as sports uniforms and equipment, […]