Children’s Chorus of Washington Opens New Campus in Southwest DC

The Children’s Chorus of Washington will expand to Southwest DC in fall 2024. Courtesy of the Author By Southwester Staff Children’s Chorus of Washington (CCW), one of the premier children’s choirs in the United States, is opening a new campus at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church (222 M Street SW) in September […]

St. Matthew Lutheran Church to Host Children’s Easter Party

By Southwester Staff The annual children’s Easter party will be held in St. Matthew Lutheran Church’s courtyard on Saturday March 30, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  There will be games to play, crafts to make and refreshments to enjoy, as well as a chance for families to take home […]

DC Defenders Return to Buzzard Point in New League

By Southwester Staff  Spring football will return to Audi Field this year, and not the futból practiced by the DC United and their upcoming visit from soccer legend Lionel Messi.  American football, as played by the DC Defenders, will take to the gridiron on April 7.  Last season, Defenders were […]

National Symphony Orchestra to Perform Across Southwest and Southeast 

By Southwester Staff In March, the National Symphony Orchestra will collaborate with various communities in Wards 6 and 8 to amplify joy, unity, and shared humanity through music and the arts. Partnering with local schools, museums, and organizations, we will honor the history of these neighborhoods, while also building new […]

Spy Museum Exhibit Brings American History to Life with New Exhibit

A newly reimagined exhibit brings the history of American espionage to life. Courtesy of Alan Karchmer for the International Spy Museum By Southwester Staff The nonprofit International Spy Museum located on the L’Enfant Plaza promenade launched a revamped exhibit about America’s first spy network. Titled “Spying Launched a Nation,” the exhibit […]

New Look for D.C. United as 2024 Season Opens at Audi Field

Audi Field in Southwest. Courtesy of D.C. United By Melissa Silverman After a disappointing end to the 2023 campaign, D.C. United is rebuilding nearly from scratch ahead of a scheduled February 24 season opener at Audi Field.  This offseason, D.C. United hired a new head coach, Troy Lesesne, and General […]