Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival: April 15th

On Saturday, April 15, enjoy the Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival presented by Harris Teeter at Gangplank Marina and the District Wharf between 600-650 Water St. SW from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Additional performances and activities will be presented from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Waterfront Park near the Titanic Memorial concluding with a spectacular […]

Music Venue Coming to the Heart of The Wharf’s Entertainment Street

Restaurateurs Bruce A. Gates, Nicholas Fontana, and Henry Gandy announce Pearl Street Warehouse, a 4,000-square-foot, 300-person live music venue to open at The Wharf on DC’s Southwest Waterfront in Oct. 2017. Evoking great American music cities such as New York, Seattle, Nashville, and Austin, Pearl Street Warehouse will showcase music seven nights a week including […]

NSO Entertains Amidon-Bowen Students at SW Library

Photos courtesy of Perry Klein. National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) violinist Marissa Regni and guest vocalist Kari Paludan entertained school kids from Amidon-Bowen at the Southwest Library with musical skits. This was part of the “NSO in Your Neighborhood” series in which musicians from the orchestra gave free performances in Southwest at Arena Stage, the Capitol Holiday […]

SWNA Black History Program Features Ben Sands

Coolidge high school band director Ben Sands, who grew up in Near Southwest, will be among the guests of the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly’s (SWNA’s) Black History program Monday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. at Arena Stage. Sands will be interviewed by Southwest resident Ian Callender, co-founder of Blind Whino Arts Club at Delaware Ave. and H St. SW. Slave […]

Upcoming Events at Arena Stage

You can’t escape international affairs when you live in Washington, DC. In February, Arena Stage will present two productions, written almost 70 years apart, that bring that point home. WHAT: Watch on the Rhine  WHERE: Arena’s Fichandler Stage WHEN: Feb 3 – March 5 Lillian Hellman’s Watch on the Rhine is set in Washington, DC […]

Community Forum on Leo Lionni Mosaic Mural Restoration

On Saturday, Feb. 4 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., the Potomac Place Condominium Mural Committee will host a community forum in the Potomac Place Community Room on the restoration of the Leo Lionni Mosaic Mural, which sits behind 800 4th St. SW. In 1959, landscape architect Dan Kiley commissioned a mosaic mural reflecting the renewal of […]