Eighth Annual DC State Fair Comes to Southwest

Image courtesy of Mariel Smith/Capital Photography Center. September in SW DC, will see the return of contests that crown the city’s best growers, crafters, and cooks, performances from local bands and dance troupes, and more than 35 food, art, and craft vendors showcasing and selling their wares. All of this will take place in a […]

Opera in the Outfield Returns with Aida

Photo credit: Cory Weaver Verdi’s spectacular opera Aida is a super choice for the 10th anniversary of the Washington National Opera’s (WNO’s) partnership with the Washington Nationals for M&M’S® Opera in the Outfield. This is the classic story of the Ethiopian princess enslaved by the Egyptians who is loved by their military hero Radamès. The […]

Westminster, SWNA, Amidon-Bowen Partner to Bring Inspirational Story and STEM to SW

On Saturday, May 13, more than 100 people attended a Hidden Figures movie night at Westminster Presbyterian Church, an event sponsored by three Southwest organizations—Westminster Church Faith & Film Ministries, the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly Education and Scholarship Task Force (SWNA ESTF), and Amidon-Bowen Elementary School. Featuring the Oscar-nominated film Hidden Figures and a discussion led by Dr. Talitha […]