SWNA Black History Program Features Ben Sands

Coolidge high school band director Ben Sands, who grew up in Near Southwest, will be among the guests of the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly’s (SWNA’s) Black History program Monday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. at Arena Stage. Sands will be interviewed by Southwest resident Ian Callender, co-founder of Blind Whino Arts Club at Delaware Ave. and H St. SW. Slave […]

Upcoming Events at Arena Stage

You can’t escape international affairs when you live in Washington, DC. In February, Arena Stage will present two productions, written almost 70 years apart, that bring that point home. WHAT: Watch on the Rhine  WHERE: Arena’s Fichandler Stage WHEN: Feb 3 – March 5 Lillian Hellman’s Watch on the Rhine is set in Washington, DC […]

Community Forum on Leo Lionni Mosaic Mural Restoration

On Saturday, Feb. 4 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., the Potomac Place Condominium Mural Committee will host a community forum in the Potomac Place Community Room on the restoration of the Leo Lionni Mosaic Mural, which sits behind 800 4th St. SW. In 1959, landscape architect Dan Kiley commissioned a mosaic mural reflecting the renewal of […]