A Dozen New Artworks Added to Rubell Museum DC’s Inaugural Exhibition

By Southwester Staff  A reinstallation of the Rubell Museum DC’s inaugural exhibition, What’s Going On that is now on view includes a dozen newly presented artworks. The updates to the initial version of the exhibition includes new paintings, sculptures and mixed media works by leading contemporary artists.  Newly installed artworks include: What’s Going On is […]

Arena Stage Hosts Tenth Power Play, Playwright Kenneth Lin’s “Primal Scream” as an Asian American in Hollywood

Kenneth Lin. Courtesy of Arena Stage By Sheila Wickouski  Exclusion, a new play by acclaimed theater and TV writer Kenneth Lin, is set to open May 5 at the Kreeger Theater at Arena Stage.  Exclusion is the story of an award-winning historian who is thrilled when her best-selling book about the Chinese Exclusion Act of […]

Southwest Community Comes Together for Successful Spring Food Drive

Volunteers supported Serve Your City/Ward 6 Mutual Aid (SYC/W6MA) and Christ United Methodist Church 5000 Food Ministry’s Spring Food Drive. Courtesy of Karen McManus By Regina Mazur  The community response to Serve Your City/Ward 6 Mutual Aid (SYC/W6MA) and Christ United Methodist Church 5000 Food Ministry’s Spring Food Drive was nothing short of heartwarming, demonstrating the […]

SW Strong! Seeks Volunteers for July Fourth Parade

By SW Strong! The Southwest Neighborhood Assembly’s Emergency Preparedness Task Force, commonly known as SW Strong! Seeks volunteers to join the annual July Fourth parade in the Palisades neighborhood of Northwest DC. To join, please contact Task Force Co-Chair Ben Curran at (202) 294-7043 or Benimon@hotmail.com.  SW Strong! was established in 2011 to promote individual, […]

Remembering the Pearl:  Past, Present, and Future

On April 15 and 16,  more than 250 people convened at Westminster Church to commemorate 175 years since the Pearl Escape. Courtesy of R.A. Dean by Jackie L. Williams, Ph.D. Commemorating 175 years since the Pearl Escape of 1848 has come to institutionalize the significance of this historic incident as a Washington DC, American, and global […]