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University of Maryland surprised and dismayed by collapse of plans to team up with Corcoran. [Arts Desk]

Corcoran’s staff, students, and faculty also surprised by the news. [Arts Desk]

Museum leaders say Corcoran dissolution was the best option at hand. [Post]

Matthew Hemerlein (Lo-Fang), interviewed. [New York Times]

Chris Brown trial date set for April. [AP]

Travis Jackson benny rescheduled. [DCist]

The Women’s Voices Festival expands. [Post]

The American College Dance Festival Association Mid-Atlantic Conference at George Mason University actually looks tremendous. [Post]

U.S. Commission of Fine Arts approves a key design feature for the Smithsonian’s in-progress African American History and Culture museum. [AP]

More on what MLK library could look like [WBJ]

A Library of Congress warehouse in Landover, Md., sells for $31.6 million. [WBJ]

Jenn Tisdale vs. Pleasure Curses [BYT]

Hey WTOP listeners, did ya hear the crazy news about vinyl being BACK? [WTOP]