On Oct. 29, SWNA and “The Southwester” are hosting a candidate forum, so that area residents can hear directly from the candidates prior to the Nov. 6 general election. Come get to know the candidates for the City Council Ward 6 seat, City Council at-large seats and DC Board of Education Ward 6 Representative. The event will be from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Arena Stage. Those who are unable to attend are welcome to email their questions for consideration to firstname.lastname@example.org by Oct. 25. For up-to-date information, check the Southwester website at thesouthwester.com.