16 Songs, One Amazing Night: LCD Soundsystem at The Anthem

There is only one constant when LCD Soundsystem takes the stage: dancing. That held true Tuesday, Oct. 17 as the eight-person band brought their mix of electronic, rock, and up-tempo melodic beats to The Anthem at The Wharf. “We are very happy to be here. We’re psychologically adjusting to this size [venue],” said frontman James […]

IT’S HERE: THE WHARF OPENS

After more than a decade of starts and stops, The Wharf finally arrives. On Oct. 12, the Southwest waterfront will begin a new era bringing the nation’s waterfront on par with other great waterfront cities. As professor Robert Lewis says, “Washington has comparatively little residential, commercial, or cultural structures occupying its shorelines. A few developments, […]

Freer/Sackler Gallery Reopens: an Interview with Curator Carol Huh

As the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery prepare for their joint reopening, we talked with one of our neighbors, Carol Huh. Carol was the first curator of contemporary art at the galleries, which are devoted to Asian art. In the last 10 years, she has been involved with many exhibitions […]

Politics and Prose Offers Free Trial Store Memberships to SW Residents

Politics and Prose, DC’s premier independent bookstore, has announced the opening of a new location at The Wharf! The store will occupy about 2,300 square feet in what’s being called District Square, alongside an impressive array of other tenants—including 6,000-capacity music venue The Anthem. Politics and Prose has an impressive array of author events lined […]