Arena Stage Plans Exciting 72nd Season

By Southwester Staff    “Arena is definitely roaring back! The Earth is shaking beneath our feet as the world shifts on its axis once again and welcomes us back to the theater. Our 2021/22 Season is a unique combination of champagne and soul,” shares Artistic Director Molly Smith. “The season’s productions remain rooted in Arena’s history […]

DC Jazz Festival Announces New Leadership

By Southwester Staff The DC Jazz Festival® (DCJF) organization announced in June that Sunny Sumter has been promoted to the new leadership role of President and Chief Executive Officer. The DC Jazz Festival is an annual event that typically includes multiple performances in Southwest. “We are proud to elevate Sunny to this expanded leadership role for […]

Light Up Southwest is Back

By Mike Goodman Once again, the Southwest Business Improvement District (SWBID) brings the “Light Up Southwest” competition back to the neighborhood. Decorate your home or business for the holidays and you could win a $50 gift card to a neighborhood restaurant, or retailers will win a free ad in The Southwester.  Participation categories for the […]