"#1D" by Paul Reed (1965)

Paul Reed, the last living member of the Washington Color School, died over the weekend. He was 96. [Arts Desk]

The D.C. Public Library put together this playlist of “provocative” D.C. music for Banned Books Week. [Bandwidth]

Smithsonian’s new Secretary, David Jan Skorton, defends National Museum of African Art’s exhibit featuring Bill Cosby’s art collection. [Post]

The haunted house at RFK Stadium looks pretty, uh, terrifying. [Washingtonian]

The DC Rock ‘n’ Roll Chili Cookbook is coming this December. [DC Music Download]

Last chance to get your Kendrick Lamar-NSO tickets today. [Arts Desk]

Painting gift of Robert Reed; photo courtesy Smithsonian American Art Museum