Centuries of Japanese Art on Display During Cherry Blossom Season

By Southwester Staff With cherry blossom season in full swing, the museums of the Smithsonian are showcasing Japanese art from the 13th to the 19th centuries.  In early March, the Freer Gallery launched a new exhibition showcasing the full scope of the museum’s medieval Zen collections, one of the broadest in the world, for the […]

Hirshhorn Announces April 1 Opening Date for New Kusama Exhibit

By Southwester Staff  Following 2017’s blockbuster exhibit of “Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors,” which drew 475,000 visitors and wide reach on social media, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden will debut a new retrospective covering nearly 70 years of Kusama’s career.  Opening April 1, the exhibition will showcase work by Kusama from the museum’s permanent collection. […]

Kristen Hayes-Campbell Exhibits at Southwest Freedom Festival

by Vyllorya Evans The Remember the Pearl Group is excited to invite you to the Southwest Freedom Festival, featuring special guest Kristen Hayes-Campbell, on Saturday, April 16 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Westminster Church, located at 400 I Street SW. You may also call 202.484.7700 to schedule a viewing April 8-30.   Kristen is […]

Costumes Take Center Stage in Arena’s Catch Me If You Can

By Sheila Wickouski In the Arena Stage production of Catch Me If You Can, costumes take center stage, creating the atmosphere of the 1960’s and supporting the story with humor and panache.  Costume designer Alejo Vietti has worked on productions ranging from Broadway to Donesk, Ukraine. He has designed costumes for the Radio City Rockettes […]

Southwest Chamber Players Present 25th Anniversary Shows

By David Ehrlich The Southwest Chamber Players announce their triumphant return to the concert stage of Saint Augustine’s Episcopal Church with a pair of concerts Friday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 3 at 2:30 p.m. Following a two-year hiatus caused by the coronavirus pandemic, this happy occasion will mark the amateur organization’s […]