MuralsDC Honors Pioneering Women in STEM Fields 

By Southwester Staff  One of the newest MuralsDC artworks is located in Southwest, in partnership with JBG Smith, the Department of Public Works, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, and the SWBID.  Artist Ally Grimm, aka A.L. Grime, brought a larger-than-life mural to L’Enfant Plaza at the corner of D Street SW, and the […]

‘Fiddler’ Shines on Its 50th Anniversary

(photo caption: Michael Nilo with Jonathan Hadary after the show.) (photo caption: Lyricist Sheldon Harnick speaking after the show.) (photo caption: The Fichandler Stage) If you have not been to Arena Stage, you should go. I have lived within a stone’s throw of the theater for a year now, often walking by with my dog, but had […]

Want to Go? Art Events in Southwest

The following is a list of upcoming art events taking place in Southwest DC. WHAT: Performing Indonesia – Not everyone can go off to exotic places for vacations but those of us who live in Southwest can have a taste of what it’s like when we visit the Sackler Gallery. Performing Indonesia is a festival featuring musical treats […]

Nonuments’ Artists’ Quotes

Starting next month Nonuments will come to Southwest and transform the open lot north of Safeway like never before. The five artists selected share their thoughts: “Working on Nonuments is giving me an opportunity to wrestle with developing evocative visual content that has the potential to draw attention to the atrocity of human trafficking near […]