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Longtime 9:30 Club staffer and the face of the 9:30 Club, Josh Burdette, has died. [Arts Desk]

Revisit Danny Harris‘ bio of Burdette [PoPville]

While staff mourns Burdette, the 9:30 Club’s operators still have to open a venue this week: Lincoln Theatre opens its doors under its new manager, I.M.P., tomorrow night. [Post]

I.M.P. has also launched a new website, Twitter account, and Facebook page for Lincoln Theatre. [9:30 Club]

Anacostia Playhouse says a backlog at the IRS is preventing it from fundraising. [DCist]

Enrollment is on the rise at local theater schools. [WAMU]

D.C. folkish band Ugly Purple Sweater announces its final show. [D.C. Music Download]