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How local producer Yudu Gray Jr. and his studio in Hyattsville, House Studio, landed in the liner notes for Kendrick Lamar‘s To Pimp a Butterfly. [Post]

Bob Boilen‘s five favorite Tiny Desk Concerts. [Washingtonian]

Three shot and wounded outside State Theatre after a go-go show. [Post]

At the Reeves Center, a go-go protest against Mayor Muriel Bowser. [Arts Desk]

The story of how hit ballet The Winter’s Tale, which opens at the Kennedy Center this week, almost never made it to the stage. [Post]

Read our review of Shakespeare Theatre Company’s The Critic and The Real Inspector Hound. [Arts Desk]