Hirshhorn museum comes alive at night

By Andrew Finken Although the exhibits at this Smithsonian Museum may not actually come alive, the kinetic house music and vivid video jockeying of the After Hours event at the Hirshhorn in Southwest, D.C. on Oct. 14 certainly gave new life to the works on display. “Andy Warhol: Shadows,” the […]

Safeway to host “Feast of Sharing” at Convention Center

A day of free food and services will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center Nov. 23. The “Feast of Sharing” is sponsored by Metropolitan Baptist Church, Safeway, Events DC, SunTrust, CenterPlate/NBSE, The Salvation Army, CBS Radio, Secur-Pros and The Mid-Atlantic Gleaning Network. From 9:30 a.m. to 1 […]

Saint Dominic’s to sponsor Religious Movie Seminar

Saint Dominic Church is again sponsoring a Religious Movie Seminar with Father Gerry Lessard, O.P., every Sunday evening beginning at 6:30 p.m., in the Parish Center in the basement of the priory at 630 E St., SW. The seminar runs from Nov. 6 to Mar. 25. Only Dec. 25 and […]

“Pride of Baltimore II” docks in Southwest

The “Pride of Baltimore II” docked in the Washington Channel on Oct. 18 to the sound of the ceremonial blast of the cannon fire salute. The 157-foot reproduction of a U.S. Navy ship used in the War of 1812 kicks off a two-year celebration of the bicentennial of that war. […]

Understanding the new prostate cancer screening guidelines

By Ravi Goud, MD, MPH The prostate has been in the news lately due to the new guidelines released by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). This body of independent healthcare providers and scientists from academia and the private sector reviews and evaluates scientific data regarding screenings and interventions […]


By John McGrath Highlights of Monthly PSA 104 Meeting, Thursday, Oct. 20 Participants: Sgt. Michael Architzel (substituting for Lt. Nicholas Gallucci) of PSA 104; Public Housing Police officers; Naomi Monk, PSA 104 meeting coordinator/facilitator; a total of 20 attendees. Sgt. Architzel reviewed the year-to-date crime statistics as of Sep. 30, […]