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Our Pride Week gift to you: two hours of dance music from the ’70s and ’80s, New York’s gay heyday, mixed by DJ Lisa Frank and the NeedlExchange crew [Arts Desk]

A Q&A with AFI DOCS head Michael Lumpkin [Washingtonian]

Fredericksburg guitarist Daniel Bachman played a set of traditional Virginia tunes for Smithsonian Folkways. [Bandwidth]

A review of a thoroughly queer trapeze performance by D.C.’s Sweet Spot Aerial Productions [DCist]

Local author Dolen Perkins-Valdez has published a new book on race and rebuilding in post-Civil War Chicago. [Post]