With eight months until the African American museum opening, founding director Lonnie Bunch still has a lot to do. [Post]

Listen to Two Inch Astronaut‘s new album, Personal Life. [Billboard]

Union Arts will become a “boutique hotel” complete with an arts program and a sculpture garden. [Arts Desk]

At the Verizon Center on Friday, Bruce Springsteen brought The River and other classic hits in a three-plus-hour concert. [Post]

How Hardaway Connection found fame in the southern soul movement, which it hadn’t even heard of. [Bandwidth]

Check out new D.C. band Bad Moves live at WVAU. [Arts Desk]

Plans to build a new administrative center for the Shakespeare Theatre Company still faces a bevy of hurdles. [Post]

Behind the scenes of the American Ballet Theatre’s production of Sleeping Beauty at The Kennedy Center. [BYT]

The Air and Space Museum’s famed Starship Enterprise model is in the shop for repairs, but it’ll be back this year. [Post]

The story of how Backyard Band‘s go-go cover of Adele‘s “Hello” got made. [Washingtonian]

WAMU launched a new radio program last night about podcasts. Meet The Big Listen‘s host, Lauren Ober. [DCist]