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No more Pigskins thongs: Etsy has banned the sale of crafts using the Washington football team’s name or logo. [City Desk]

Michele Shay, who netted a Tony nomination for her portrayal of Louise in August Wilson‘s Seven Guitars in the ’90s, now directs the play at Signature Theatre. [Post]

Photos of the curators, artists, and installations of 5×5 [BYT]

A beginner’s guide to three D.C. DIY venues [GW Hatchet]

Five D.C. bands made good at Raleigh, N.C.’s Hopscotch Music Festival. [DCist]

Photos and a review of Ryan Adams‘ 9:30 Club show [Arts Desk] [Post]

A conversation between Mick Coogan of Brett and Mario Andreoni of !!! [BYT]