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Gender politics and surf-y punk: why this is the perfect time for a Dischord remaster of Slant 6‘s Soda Pop * Rip Off [Arts Desk]

13 proposed designs for lights, projections, and sculptural elements in NoMa’s grimy underpasses [Housing Complex]

Tomorrow, GW unveils a new local-music archive, featuring pieces of history and culture from the worlds of go-go, punk, folk, and bluegrass. [Bandwidth]

Signature Theatre’s artistic director, Eric Schaeffer, on his current production of Elmer Gantry and directing Vanessa Hudgens in Gigi [Washingtonian]

Actor Charlie Pollock, who plays the lead in Signature’s Elmer Gantry, on his journey from church pastor to “sin, salvation, and sex” [Post]

See a bunch of rare old stuff at the National Museum of Natural History’s Fossil Day celebrations today. [DCist]