A look at the D.C. galleries and artists showing at the Aqua Art fair during Art Basel Miami Beach [Arts Desk]

Signature Theatre founder Eric Schaeffer on what he’s learned in 25 years of building a musical-theater company [Post]

How the Shakespeare Theatre Company turned a stage into a sand dune for The Tempest [BYT]

Gifts for the D.C. punk lover [DCist]

National Museum of Women in the Arts curator Virginia Treanor on the diverse images of the Virgin Mary on view now [Post]

D.C.’s December theater offerings [Washingtonian]

On its 50th anniversary, the Kennedy Center breaks ground on an ambitious multi-building expansion. [DCist]