Marion Barry wants someone to make a film about his life (on his terms) before HBO releases its (potentially unflattering) biopic. [Loose Lips]

D.C. is getting on board the “creative placemaking” train, foregrounding public art in new development projects. [East City Art]

At the National Gallery of Art, pianist Ann Schein made her spirited, dynamic playing look effortless. [Post]

Photos from Toadies‘ anniversary show at Black Cat [BYT]

Photos from CHVRCHES‘ crowd-awing show at 9:30 Club [DCist]

Jerry Manning, the artistic director of Seattle Repertory Theatre who played a crucial role in the growth of D.C. theater in the ’80s and ’90s at Arena Stage, died earlier this week. [DC Theatre Scene]