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On the origin of D.C.’s Step Afrika!, which is visiting founder C. Brian William‘s Houston-area hometown [Arts + Culture Texas]

Prince George’s County is facing a $10 million lawsuit for allegedly outlawing dancing and targeting the go-go scene. [Bandwidth]

A look at the ghostwriters behind iconic political memoirs [Post]

The Torpedo Factory commissioned a new mural by Rachel Kerwin for its 40th anniversary. [East City Art]

Free outdoor summer music for every day of the week [BYT]

McLean author John Gaudet wrote a tribute to papyrus, an African plant in trouble. [Post]