Smithsonian Secretary G. Wayne Clough publishes an e-book about the importance and challenges of digitization. [Post]

Sonic Circuits Festival expands, and needs a lot of money to do it. [D.C. Music Download]

George W. Bush, painter, enters his cat period. [Gawker]

Phil Kennicott on the challenges facing orchestras [New Republic]

ICYMI: David Werner, a former member of political-satire group The Capitol Steps, was found dead in an Eastern Shore hotel room over the weekend. [Washingtonian]