Capital Fringe Comes to Southwest

Capital Fringe Festival will come to the Southwest Waterfront for the first time in its 13-year history. Churches, Arena Stage, and Blind Whino will host all 90+ productions. All five venues containing 11 stages are easily accessible from public transportation and are within a five-minute walk of each other. The Capital Fringe Festival is a program […]

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 […]