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The stories behind some of D.C.’s best- (and weirdest-) named DIY venues [Arts Desk]

Photos of the people behind the productions Capital Fringe, and why you should see their shows [BYT]

Will Hollywood’s Pierre Bagley, D.C.’s new film office boss, lure more studio moolah to the city? [WCP]

GWAR is opening a bar in Richmond. [Post]

Round House Bethesda will stage 100 one-minute plays about D.C. this Saturday. [Washingtonian]

Ex Hex released the first song from its upcoming debut album, Rips. [Arts Desk]

Photo courtesy of Boneyard Studios