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Why Ben’s Chili Bowl should get rid of its mural of Bill Cosby [Post]

New music from Black Clouds, Fellow Creatures, Asheru, and Pentamon [DCist]

Painter Njideka Akunyili Crosby won the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s contemporary art prize. [Post]

Theater J artistic director Ari Roth says the DCJCC canceled his Voices From a Changing Middle East festival over concerns for conservative donors. [Washingtonian

What a Smithsonian paleontologist thinks of the new Jurassic Park trailer [Post]

The National Portrait Gallery asked the public to vote on three pieces for its “Recognize” wall, and a portrait of Georgia O’Keeffe won handily. [Post]

What President Obama bought at Politics & Prose on Saturday [Post]