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 […]

Sackler Gallery’s My Iran: Six Women Photographers Chronicles the Iranian Revolution and the 40 Years Since

By Sheila Wickouski Set against the contrasting background of urban Tehran and the natural landscape, Somayeh, by Newsha Tavakolian, is an almost life-sized looped projection. Somayeh stands amid dead tree branches, a gentle wind blows her blue headscarf and the clear plastic garbage bags caught in fallen tree limbs. She is unblinking, enveloped by the […]

Crafty Bastards Coming to Southwest

By Southwester Staff Are you into crafts and being outdoors? Well then, Southwest DC has an event for you!  Set to kick off September 28, the District’s premiere two-day entrepreneurial craft event (ending on the 29th), Crafty Bastards Arts and Makers Festival, will take place at the Akridge Lot at Buzzard Point, near Audi Field. […]