Major Renovations Planned for Amidon-Bowen

The April 10 meeting of the Amidon-Bowen Elementary School PTA, led by Marty Wells and Principal Izabela Miller, gave the community a first glimpse at the $5 million project that will start as soon as students and teachers clear the building this June. Joseph Sullivan, from the DC Office of […]

Volunteers Make Titanic100 Event Possible

By Cecille Chen, SW DC Heritage Project Hundreds of people descended upon Waterfront Park April 14 to remember those who perished in the sinking of the Titanic exactly 100 years ago. Judging by attendance, the event was a roaring success, and many attendees expressed great appreciation for the effort it […]

Music Man coming to Arena Stage

Meredith Wilson’s The Music Man was a hit from the moment it opened on Broadway in 1957.  The classic American musical, set in the heartland of America a hundred years ago,  scooped five Tony awards that season. Directed by Molly Smith, with an outstanding cast, Arena’s production  beams with enthusiasm […]

Arena Stage Hosts Voices of Now Festival

Voices of Now, a Community Engagement program designed by Arena Stage  will  present a four-day festival featuring performances by 11 youth ensembles. The festival will bring together more than 150 young artists, ages 11-23, from D.C., Maryland and Virginia who have been working with professional theater artists from Arena Stage […]

Jefferson Middle School Wins Alpine Ski Championship

By Ulrich Levi-Goerlich More than 40 students of Jefferson Middle School and Jefferson Academy participated in the District of Columbia Interscholastic Athletic Association (DCIAA) 2011/2012 Ski Program. Students learned how to ski during three 1-day ski trips to Ski Liberty, Pennsylvania in January and February. On Tues., March 6, Jefferson […]

Obituary: Adele Sawicki

A memorial  for Adele Sawicki was held at St. Dominic on March 24, 2012.  Adele died at Thomas House in February. Friends, including neighbors from River Park, St. Dominic parishioners  and fellow volunteers from Arena Stage and Legal Counsel for the Elderly, shared memories of Adele at the reception following […]