SWNA Education Task Force Awards Student Scholarships

On Aug. 16, the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly (SWNA) Education Task Force (formerly Scholarship Committee) celebrated its 40th year of awarding scholarships to students living in Southwest DC. The awards ceremony was held at Westminster Presbyterian Church, where more than 40 guests, including former scholarship recipients, gathered to meet this year’s recipients. Since 1974, the SWNA […]

Docomomo DC to Host Walking Tour of Modernist Southwest DC

The local DC chapter of an international and national preservationist organization will host a walking tour of the modernist enclave of Southwest Washington DC on Oct. 11. To mark Docomomo-US’s National Tour Day, the newly formed Washington chapter will highlight the neighborhood’s historically significant mid-century modern architecture. Southwest DC boasts the greatest concentration of mid-century […]

Artists Reception in Memory of David Plummer

(photo caption: Sharon Farmer and Joyce Wellman) Two world-renowned DC artists, Sharon Farmer and Joyce Wellman, are currently exhibiting their work at Westminster Presbyterian Church at 400 I St. SW as part of a special remembrance for Southwest resident, neighbor, and friend to many, David Lee Plummer, who passed away suddenly on Aug. 27. On […]

Arena Announces Full Company for “Fiddler”

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Broadway production this fall, Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater mounts a new staging of Fiddler on the Roof, the iconic musical that has captured the hearts of audiences worldwide. Helmed by Artistic Director Molly Smith, the production features choreography by Arena favorite Parker […]