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How works from the American Art Museum inspired the look of the Sleepy Hollow ballet [Arts Desk]

Why Patty Boom Boom is closing, and why there’s a silver lining [Arts Desk]

Susan Burch‘s cheeky haikus are on signs all over downtown “tree boxes.” [Washingtonian]

The mayor of London toured the Smithsonian to convince officials to open an outpost there. [Post]

William Tucker is reviving a neo-soul and R&B radio station that was one of the first aimed at a black audience. [Washingtonian]

Inside Dupont Underground’s plans to become an arts space [D.C. Music Download]

There’s a high-school jazz band competition at this weekend’s Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival. [Post]