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Chief Ike’s Mambo Room is closing after 25 years in Adams Morgan. [Young & Hungry]

Local ska outfit Kill Lincoln is going on a hiatus with no end date. [D.C. Music Download]

A preview of the authors coming to this fall’s National Book Festival [Post]

Close-up photos of butterfly wings and mugshots of orchids at the Marsha Mateyka Gallery [Arts Desk]

Farewell to Norman Scribner, the founder of the Choral Arts Society of Washington in 1965, who died on Sunday. [Washingtonian]

A review of A Bright Room Called Day at Caos on F [Arts Desk]

Ben Affleck is coming to D.C. to say things at a Congressional hearing. [Post]