Culture House and Korean Cultural Center Bring Joint Exhibitions to Southwest

  By Melissa Silverman  Southwest’s Culture House and the Korean Cultural Center in Washington, DC are presenting joint exhibitions featuring digital video works by three Korean artists and a large-scale outdoor mural by a Korean-American artist, DC-based Julia Chon, also known as Kimchi Juice.  Chon’s mural, Crane Dancers, is the first mural installation in the […]

Arena Stage Prepares to Launch Pandemic-Delayed Premiere of Celia and Fidel 

  By Sheila Wickouski In March 2020, the pandemic forced Arena Stage’s production of Celia and Fidel, written by Eduardo Machado, to close the same day it opened. On October 8, the cast and crew will prepare for another opening night of this world premiere production.  Set during a critical moment in the Cuban revolution, […]

Arena Stage Plans Exciting 72nd Season

By Southwester Staff    “Arena is definitely roaring back! The Earth is shaking beneath our feet as the world shifts on its axis once again and welcomes us back to the theater. Our 2021/22 Season is a unique combination of champagne and soul,” shares Artistic Director Molly Smith. “The season’s productions remain rooted in Arena’s history […]