A Royal Wedding Party Viewing

On Saturday, May 19, the Mandarin Oriental will host a royal wedding viewing party as the Prince Henry of Wales marries Ms. Meghan Markle (of the United States). The special Royal Wedding Tea and Viewing Party asks ticketed guests to “don your fascinator or top hat and delight in a morning of British traditions” while watching live television coverage […]

First-Ever SW Earth, Arts, and Music Day at Community Gardens

Whoa, what a day! The neighborhood showed up and showed out for the Southwest Community Gardens’ fifth annual spring kick-off, and first-ever SW Earth, Arts, and Music Day. The day started with volunteers coming into the garden to help weed, plant, and paint. Weeding needed to be done along our food fence area—a space we […]

Arena Stage Launches Arena Forum: Civil Dialogues Series

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will host three community conversations as part of the launch of Arena Forum: Civil Dialogues this spring. The conversations seek to provide an opportunity for members of the Washington, DC, community to engage in civil discourse about social and political issues, and will demonstrate—with the goal—that […]

PETALPALOOZA TAKES OVER THE WHARF

Event formerly known as the Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival to transform waterfront into a one-day-only springtime spectacle On Saturday, April 7 from 1 to 9:30 p.m., the inaugural Petalpalooza presented by FreshDirect will make its highly anticipated debut at The Wharf, DC’s newest half-mile-long waterfront destination. Formerly known as the Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival, Petalpalooza […]

National Celebrities, Local Singers, a Smurfette, and a Magic School Bus

The 2018 National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade presented by Events DC will feature an all-star lineup of talent including reality stars, musicians, and more at the annual springtime celebration on Saturday, April 14. One of DC’s largest spectator events, the nationally syndicated parade will include celebrity performances, gigantic helium balloons, costumed characters, elaborate floats, and […]

Arena Stage to Utilize the Sun to Power the Stars with Rooftop Solar Installation

Photo caption: Workers install new solar panels atop Arena Stage. Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announced on Feb. 13 that it has commenced construction of a photovoltaic solar system on the theater’s roof. The 452-kilowatt (kW) project is consistent with the organization’s long-stated commitment to give back to the local community. The […]