December’s Art & Spirit Coffeehouse Presents an Evening of Stories for the Advent Season

“Stories for a Season of Expectation,” told by Tara Ramsey and Bruce Crane, is the program for St. Augustine’s Art & Music Coffeehouse on Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church. The 7 p.m. program at the church at 600 M St SW includes coffee and desserts served throughout the evening, followed by […]

A Golden Evening Saluted the Family and Legacy of Thurgood Marshall

The evening of October 17th marked another outstanding and inspirational “Celebratory Dinner Honoring the Legacy of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall,” which raised funds to support the St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church’s southwest neighborhood outreach programs. The reception held outside in a tent included over 125 community neighbors, friends, St. Augustine’s parishioners, event sponsors, and other […]

Mandarin Oriental Present Proceeds from Fundraiser Walk to SW Elementary School

W.B. Patterson Elementary School in Southwest DC Receives USD 26,616 General Manager Adriaan Radder and colleagues of Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C. visited W.B. Patterson Elementary School on November 6th, 2013, to present a check to Principal Victorie L. Thomas in the amount of $26,616. The funds represent the proceeds from the hotel’s annual FANtastic March […]

Arena Stage Special Events

SAVE THE DATES SOUTHWEST NIGHTS: Friday, November 29 at 2:00 p.m. Maurice Hines is Tappin’ Thru Life Tuesday, December 24 at 7:30 p.m. Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner SPECIAL EVENTS AT ARENA WHAT: GUESS WHO’S COMING TO DINNER-DINNER WHEN: NOV. 19 In the spirit of Arena Stage’s upcoming Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, Arena Stage […]

Gordon Biersch Navy Yard Hosting Southwest Community Gardens Fundraiser

The community garden recently built in Lansburgh Park was chosen to be the recipient of a holiday happy hour fundraiser to be held on Wednesday, December 4th, from 6 – 8 p.m. at Gordon Biersch brewpub at 100 M St SE. Southwest Community Gardens, a project of the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly, will be highlighted as the sponsored charity […]

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner at Arena Stage

Television actor Malcolm-Jamal Warner (The Cosby Show) makes his Arena Stage debut in a new adaptation of the 1967 classic film Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner. If you remember 1967, it was the year the Supreme Court struck down anti-miscegenation laws in Loving v.Virginia. In Hollywood history, it was the year Spencer Tracy died shortly […]

10th St SW and Banneker Connection Public Meeting

On Wednesday, December 4th, at 6:30 PM the public is invited to discuss what’s possible for the 10th St SW corridor. This significant connection links the National Mall to the Southwest Waterfront. At the meeting the National Capital Planning Commission will present refined design concepts for 10th Street and an interim connection at Banneker Overlook. An open […]