Southwest Library Update

As you may know, the Southwest Neighborhood Library will undergo a complete demolition and rebuild over the next two years. The most commonly asked question I receive as the President of the Friends of the SW Library is, “when is the library closing?” Unfortunately, a specific date is unavailable right now. We were initially told […]

Hot Dog! Watch the Wiener 500 on Sept. 22

Move over racing Presidents, the 7th annual Wiener 500 is coming to town. Billed as DC’s funniest Oktoberfest celebration, the Wiener 500 features dachshund races, cold beer, live music and family friendly entertainment. The event is on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., at Yards Park located at 355 Water St., SE. […]

ARTECHOUSE’s New Show is Out of this World

ARTECHOUSE’s latest show, “Fractal Worlds,” is like something you have never seen before. ARTECHOUSE is an innovative art space that connects the arts with the limitless possibilities of technology, science and creativity. There is more than meets the eye in mathematics and infinite geometry patterns. In this solo exhibit, Dutch visual artist Julius Horsthuis uses […]

DC State Fair in SW on Sunday, Sept. 23

The ninth annual DC State Fair will be held on Sunday, Sept. 23 at the Waterfront Metro in Southwest. The fair features artistic, agricultural and athletic contests for kids and adults, as well as education and music. There will also be a pet parade, and food and drinks. People and pets of all ages are […]

Arena Civil Dialogues Series Continues

Arena Stage will continue to host Arena Civil Dialogues to engage the DC community. Scholar, professor, and peacebuilder Amitai Etzioni will moderate this series of discussions, which focuses on topics and questions in today’s headlines. WANT TO GO Aug. 12: The robots are coming Will robots continue to take more of our jobs? Will they out smart […]

Capital Fringe Visits SW

The Capital Fringe festival kicked off the13th year of its summer theater events at an exuberant preview at The Pearl on July 8. Twenty of the almost 80 shows this year gave four-minute highlights from a variety of dramatic, comic, musical, and mime productions. This year was a first for The Capital Fringe in several […]