Lorde will headline Preakness InfieldFest. [Post]

Beatle hair: In 1964, uncool Washingtonians (and the Washington Post) hated it. Anyone surprised? [Post]

Eight things to know about The Beatles’ first U.S. concert, which happened to take place here. [WBJ]

D.C. is America’s most literate city, at least according to one ranking. [Post]

Brookland, rising arts district [East City Art]

An interview with the curators of the Smithsonian’s “American Cool” show, which opens today [Post]

Warner Theatre to host BET Honors this weekend. [AP]

Here’s what you missed at the Alvin Ailey after-party on Tuesday night. [Post]