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Arena Stage and Washington Post critic Peter Marks will host conversation series about issues in American theater. [Post]

Smokin’ hot crime writer George Pelecanos endorses Andy Shallal for mayor. [Loose Lips]

Fort Belvoir has the precious art—-now it just needs a museum to put it in. [Post]

Thievery Corporation‘s Eric Hilton is (again) transforming one of his 14th Street spots. [Post]

Dischord to release S.O.A.‘s first demo. [Dischord]

Wale documentary to premiere on Diddy‘s Revolt channel. [Post]

Meet D.C. flier artist Lindsay Johnson. [D.C. Music Download]

Washington Jewish Film Festival announces 2014 lineup. [AP]

Listen to new music from ex-D.C. DJ/producer Steve Starks. [Spin]

A brief history of museum theft in D.C. [Arts Desk]

Kewl video: Folger Theatre going in-the-round for Richard III [YouTube]

This is not a selfie of Bao Bao the panda, but I will not contest its cuteness. [City Desk]