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There’s a new, permanent screen for video art in the ritzy shopping hub at CityCenterDC. [Arts Desk]

Lupita Nyong’o‘s dad, a Kenyan senator, is in town for the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. [Post]

EDM up-and-comer JSTJR created his own tropical bass community in New Hampshire.  [BYT]

Can Tiësto get millenials (and tweaked-out ravers) to care about global poverty? [Post]

A merman of sorts takes center stage at Connersmith’s “Academy 2014.” [East City Art]

John Jazz is starting regular jam sessions at Flash. [D.C. Music Download]

Top picks for food, music, crafts, and fitness at the Folklife Festival [Express]

A bloated, leather-jacketed Chris Brown is on trial in D.C., and has somehow managed to attract supporters. [Post]