The museum isn’t open yet, but the National Museum of African American History and Culture is in the process of installing two major artifacts. [WJLA]

Man stabbed outside of Dupont nightclub. [Post]

It has come to this: Arcade Fire booked to play Verizon Center in 2014. [Stereogum]

Garry Trudeau-helmed comedy Alpha House deemed unfunny by Hank Stuever. [Post]

Bob Boilen loves local alt-folk musician Marian McLaughlin. [NPR]

The Yards teams up with Kelly Towles on mural project. [BYT]

The National Gallery of Art’s ice-skating rink is now open. [WTOP]

A longstanding Bloomingdale gallery is closing. [Popville]

Every country ought to have its own Newseum, says person who visits Newseum. [Huffington Post]

Montgomery Planning Board recommends preservation for the Wheaton rec center that may have hosted a Led Zeppelin show decades ago. [Post]

A Deleted Scenes interview! [BYT]

RIP, artist Robert T. Cole. [Post]