The Shoplifters Premieres at Arena Stage

The world premiere of The Shoplifters by the noted Canadian playwright and director Morris Panych will open Arena Stage’s 2014-15 season. The comedy is a merry spin as three oddball characters battle wills and confront significant issues.  It starts when a steak that Alma, a career shoplifter, has applied her “five finger discount” to falls out of her clothing […]

YATF Supports Summer Basketball Leagues

The basketball court located in Lansburgh Park is more than a place to play pick-up basketball. For many boys in the community, it was the catalyst that helped to train 22 of them in the fundamentals and intricate details of basketball form and play. The idea of working with young people in a sport that […]

National Night Out

Approximately 200 community residents, law enforcement agents, and civilians enjoyed a spirited National Night Out (NNO) on the Southwest Waterfront with the Titanic statue looming in the foreground. Now in its 31st year, the annual event occurs the first Tuesday in August and is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch. The NNO campaign […]

“Nonuments” Opening Day Schedule

The opening of “Nonuments” is set to take place on Sept. 6 at 4th and I St. SW with the following approximate schedule of events: Public Opening 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. to include speeches, snacks, and performances Screening of “Hark” 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. followed by a discussion on human trafficking Panel Discussion […]