Top two photos courtesy of Perry Klein. The Riverside Baptist Church at 7th and Maine Ave. SW has been undergoing demolition in preparation for the construction of their new church and an adjoining high-rise apartment building. PN Hoffman is the developer.
The inaugural benefit concert for the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJ BCF) held recently at Westminster Church achieved its goals and was a remarkable success. The benefit provided excellent entertainment, served delightful food, raised needed funds, and was lots of fun. Sponsored by Safeway, Blind Whino Southwest Arts Club, Black Benefactors, World ATM Company, […]
Photos courtesy of Perry Klein. Co-pastors Revs. Ruth and Brian Hamilton were honored at Westminster Presbyterian Church with a weekend of celebratory events with the theme of “through the years.” The celebration started at Friday Night Jazz. The signature event of the celebration was a brunch and program on Feb. 13 celebrating their first 20 […]
Photo caption: The Jefferson Middle School band. Photo caption: Director Para Perry and the Amidon-Bowen Elementary School choir. The choir gowns were woven by members of the Westminster congregation. Photo captions: The Eastern Senior High School choir with Tedrick Bonds, the director. This is the Eastern choir’s inaugural year, and this was their first performance outside […]
Photo courtesy of Perry Klein. Here is a photo of students at the weekly Computers-for-Kids class at the James Creek public housing Resident Council building, in a computer lab we set up there. Here they are receiving a lesson in the use of PowerPoint. We received the computers from the American College of Obstetricians and […]
Saturday, Oct. 10 was the Gangplank Slipholders Association Boat Home Tour along the docks of the Washington Channel. This year, 22 live-aboards opened their boats for the tour, ranging from houseboats and barges to trawlers and sailboats. The Gangplank Marina claims to be the largest live-aboard community on the East Coast. They are an eclectic […]
Photo caption: “The Flies” pose in the Capitol Skyline Hotel lounge before their performance. The group is from Fluid Movement’s Goldblum Water Ballet of Baltimore. Photo caption:”Intergalacticon” pose on the pool deck. Photo caption:”The Flies” performing. The judges voted them the Best Visual Spectacle. Photo caption: “DCFit-tastics” perform their Flamingo Fantasy. Photo caption: Intergalacticon […]