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A new jazz joint, the Jazz and Cultural Society, opens in Brookland tonight. [Arts Desk]

How Upshur Street Books, a six-month-old dead tree bookstore, is surviving in Petworth [Arts Desk]

In what will no doubt be a disappointing turn for many of his fans, Kendrick Lamar teamed up with Sweetgreen on a supremely corny “Beets Don’t Kale My Vibe” T-shirt. [Stereogum]

A review of the Broccoli City Festival [D.C. Music Download]

Shakespeare Theatre Company’s production of Man of La Mancha could launch the famous musical back to Broadway for its 50th anniversary. [Post]