Stickwork Artist Weaves Something Special for U.S. Botanic Garden’s 200th Anniversary

By Sheila Wickouski  In celebration of its 200th anniversary, the U.S. Botanic Garden is collaborating with renowned stickwork artist Patrick Dougherty to create a custom sculpture to stand throughout the 2020 celebratory year. Combining carpentry skills with love of nature, Dougherty is known for creating installations woven from plant materials, which celebrate nature through both […]

Global Music for a Labyrinthine Journey into Meditation

By Kate McPhaul I love to hunt, like a scavenger, for special gems in DC, especially Southwest DC. In my experience, there are so many stimulating events to choose from every week: concerts, community events, church services, lectures, panel discussions, museums, marches and much, much more. It’s amazing how much is going on in this […]