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The Anacostia art installation Marion Barry called “junk,” which the arts commission promised to remove, will now stay up for its original intended duration. [Arts Desk]

Listen to Jail Solidarity‘s droning, dissonant “Bluffdale.” [DCist]

Artist Glenn Kaino connects his 5×5 Project installation—-a series of golden casts of Tommie Smith‘s arm raised in his 1968 Olympics Black Power salute—-with the political upheaval in Ferguson, Mo. [Forbes]

Anacostia photographer Jonathan French on taking his hobby professional at an Al Jarreau concert [East City Art]

Books about bands you should read for the sake of puns during Banned Books Week. [BYT]

Oprah led a pie-chart-filled life-improvement workshop at the Verizon Center. [Post]