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How the D.C. Queer Theatre Festival is trying to change the local theater scene. [Arts Desk]

Introducing Flashband, a social media site for local musicians. [DCist]

How Virginia R&B singer-songwriter Reece found an audience online. [Bandwidth]

Timbaland cancels appearance at the MLK Library. [DC Music Download]

Baltimore’s American Visionary Art Museum turns 20. [Post]

In honor of this week’s cover story, we asked a longtime fan/friend of The Max Levine Ensemble to create the ultimate mixtape. [Arts Desk]

Illustration by Lauren Heneghan