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Karina Longworth on the secrets of Marlene Dietrich and when Meryl Streep began to embrace her own feminism [Arts Desk]

An interview with D.C.’s Babeo Baggins of continent-wide rap collective Barf Troop [Bandwidth]

The National Mall has played host to concerts from Britney, Marian Anderson, and Joan Baez. [Post]

Rob Cantrell celebrates semi-legal weed in the District with a go-go remix video for “Coffee and Weed.” [BYT]

Facts about Strathmore’s new sister location, AMP [Post]

What’s playing over the speakers in D.C. restaurants’ kitchens [DCist]