Free DC Yoga at Blind Whino

Photo courtesy of @freedcyoga on Instagram   Free DC Yoga offers free, studio-quality yoga with no strings attached to the community every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Blind Whino, except for Wednesday, Nov. 23 on account of the Thanksgiving holiday. The program has started to get great traction—in the first few weeks getting about 50 people per […]

The Mayor’s Closing of DC General and Southwest’s Future

On Feb. 11, 2016, I attended Mayor Bowser’s community meeting for Southwest regarding her decision to close DC General and build short-term housing in each of the city’s eight wards. The location for one of those shelters is proposed to be located behind the Blind Whino Arts Center near the old Randall school. Every seat […]

Thanks to…

The Southwest Comm-Unity Forum would like to recognize all the organizations that made the ninth annual “Summer In Lansburgh Park” a huge success: Blind Whino, Friends of SW, the SWNA Youth Activities Task Force, the DC Department of General Services, the DC Department of Parks and Recreation, ANC 6D, and the First District Police Dept.  

South Korean Artist Makes U.S. Debut at Blind Whino

On October 3, Blind Whino will open the first United States solo exhibition of the Korean illustrator, cartoonist, and animator Kim Jung Gi, titled Vivid Visions: The Art of Kim Jung Gi. During the show, the artist will create a hand drawn/illustrated wall mural on site, measuring approximately 36’h x 120’w, comprised of three different panels inspired by […]

Blind Whino: The Lifesaving Neighbor

On Friday, Oct. 24, The Southwester held a Halloween-themed party at Blind Whino to raise money for the paper and celebrate with all of Southwest’s finest at our quadrant’s hottest event space. Residents from all corners of the DC metro area came out in their craziest costumes to show their support for the paper, join in the festivities, and […]

2014 SW ArtsFest

SW ArtsFest returns for its fourth year to celebrate its growing art community. Showcasing the programming of (e)merge art fair, Arena Stage, Art Whino, and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, the SW ArtsFest will offer a weekend of art-centered activities that will encourage the DC area community to check out the booming […]

Aya Community Markets Comes to Southwest

Aya Community Markets, a farmers market and holistic health experience, will operate from the grounds of Christ United Methodist Church (901 4th Street SW) every Saturday from 9am-1pm. The market was founded and managed by Dreaming Out Loud, a nonprofit working throughout DC, and features produce from Crazy Farm, a family-owned farm from Colonial Beach, Virginia. The market […]