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No tents, no daytime performances, and only one country in the spotlight? The Folklife Festival will look a lot different (read: much smaller) this year. [Arts Desk]

The Springfield, Va., music venue formerly known as Jaxx (currently called Empire) is closing. [Bandwidth]

Video art gets interactive at the American Art Museum. [Washingtonian]

The Foo Fighters pay tribute to retiring local newscaster Jim Vance. [DCist]

American harpsichord player Jory Vinikour played his first D.C. show at the Library of Congress. [Post]