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It’s official: The vacant area underneath Dupont Circle will become and arts exhibition and event space. [Housing Complex]

The National Endowment for the Arts has been without a theater director for a year. Why? [Post]

Listen to Howard University’s Afro Blue vocal jazz ensemble sing some Christmas tunes. [Bandwidth]

Side Show‘s Broadway run will end after just 77 performances. [DC Theatre Scene]

The Smithsonian took public comments on its ambitious south Mall renovation plan. [Post]

DJ Ayescold on privilege and identity in the D.C. DJ scene [D.C. Music Download]

DJ duo Handsome Boy Modeling School will reunite for New Year’s Eve at Little Miss Whiskey’s. [Post]