Anne Midgette and Philip Kennicott on Wagner‘s The Ring Cycle. [Post]

Now you can take a Hamilton-themed tour of D.C. [DCist]

Which outdoor summer activities are worth the heat? Consult our guide. [Arts Desk]

Photos of Humble Fire at the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Luce Foundation Center. [DC Music Download]

Here’s what you can expect from PBS’s new Live at 9:30 Club show. [Washingtonian]

Some more photos of Dupont Underground’s opening night soiree. [BYT]