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Meet David Skorton, the Smithsonian’s next secretary. [Arts Desk]

How Skorton could—-and ought to—-transform the Smithsonian [Post]

Banksy-designed Syria-themed posters appear in Capitol Hill. [Washingtonian]

Forum Theatre’s play Pluto actually made an audience member puke. [Going Out Guide]

The embryonic Museum of Science Fiction hits fundraising hurdles, presses on. [Express]

Ubiquitous local hip-hop artist Christylzes Bacon, profiled. [NPR]