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How Capital Fringe readied its new home (which had no wireless capacity, European outlets, and tiny toilets) for its first performance on Feb. 9. [Arts Desk]

The best places to stand in D.C.’s music venues [Post]

A giant inflatable cat head will shoot laser beams of art (?) out of its eyes at Yards Park [DCist]

The director of the Freer and Sackler galleries, Julian Raby, discusses the museum’s digitization of its collection. [The Kojo Nnamdi Show]

Thievery Corporation will be All Things Considered‘s house band today. [NPR]

Listen to local shoegaze outfit Swings‘ new track, inspired by DJ Rashad. [Bandwidth]

The National Museum of Women in the Arts gets an award and heightened scrutiny of its exhibit on the Virgin Mary. [The Kojo Nnamdi Show]