A Bittersweet Farewell to the Water Street Garden

It was a lovely but bittersweet morning on June 1 when over 30 gardeners, residents, and parishioners from St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church gathered to bid farewell to the Water Street Garden, a Southwest landmark located on the west side of the church at 6th and Water Street SW. The garden’s closing event, fittingly entitled “In […]

A New Path Forward

Occasionally opportunities come along. The DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities’ largest public art project is coming to Southwest in a big way. In addition to an installation at Arena Stage, the grassy, or mostly grassy, lawn between CVS and Christ United Methodist Church will see an explosion of visual and performance art during […]

Arena Stage Announces National Call For Monologue Submissions

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announced a national call for monologue submissions inspired by the world-premiere theatrical event Our War, a commission of 25 American playwrights as part of The National Civil War Project. Monologues should address or react to the American Civil War and how it reverberates in America today, and up […]