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Mo Rocca will moderate a panel at the big Kennedy Center arts summit this weekend. [AP]

Ford’s Theatre crawls with feds at Violet‘s opening night. [Post]

Local artist Theodore Taylor wins an award for his illustrations in a hip-hop children’s book. [Post]

Travis Morrison‘s The Burlies release an EP. [Arts Desk]

New artist studio space available for rent in Bethesda. [East City Art]

Pete Seeger‘s musical childhood in Chevy Chase, Md. [Post]

Also: There’s a Pete Seeger singalong in Columbia Heights this weekend. [PoPville]