St. Dominic Church to offer Mental Health First Aid Courses

Mental health disorders affect everyone. In any given year, approximately 58 million (nearly one-in-four) Americans will experience a mental health disorder. One in 17 adults lives with schizophrenia, severe depression or bipolar disorder, and one in 10 children suffers from a serious mental or emotional disorder. To address this serious issue, a certified MHFA instructor […]

Smithsonian Celebrates National Cherry Blossom Festival

With the city in bloom for the National Cherry Blossom Festival (March 20–April 14), the Freer and Sackler Galleries are hosting activities celebrating Japanese arts and design. On the weekend of April 5-7, the Galleries will open with Hand-Held: Gerhard Pulverer’s Japanese Illustrated Books. The exhibit will show how Edo-period artists and writers created woodblock-printed designs […]

Affordable Luxury for a Lucky Few

Construction is beginning to wrap up at Camden South Capitol, the first new apartment community to be built in Southwest in decades. The 276-unit high-rise is located at the corner of South Capitol and O streets SW, across the street from Nationals Park. Some of the units will have views of the stadium, Anacostia River, […]

Amidon-Bowen Introduces Saturday School

Sitting in class might not be every student’s preferred way to spend the weekend, but for those who choose to attend Saturday School at Amidon-Bowen, the enthusiasm and the payoffs are real. “The kids absolutely love it,” said Amidon-Bowen Principal Izabela Miller. “They get semi-private attention from their teachers, and immediate feedback on their work.” […]

ANC 6D Meeting Report

About fifty people, in addition to the commissioners and staff, attended the March ANC meeting. It was reported that the National Cherry Blossom Festival will run from March 20 to April 14 this year. You can see or ride all kinds of boats, including paddleboards, paddle boats, sail boats with pink sails, dragon boats, houseboats […]

Arena Stages Launches Civil War Collaboration

Arena Stage launched a multi-city multi-year theater-university collaboration with The National Civil War Project on Feb. 28. Four universities and five performing arts organizations are planning new plays, conferences and community programs in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War. The project is commissioning 12 new works about or inspired by the American […]