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[In Jerry Seinfeld voice] What’s the deal with Seinfeld collaborating with Wale? [Post]

Washingtonian’s profile of Wale touches on all the talking points: The rapper likes sneakers, hates haters, etc. [Washingtonian]

Baltimore City Paper‘s take on the new Wale album [City Paper]

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival begins TODAY. [Post]

But imagine how much better the Folklife Festival would be on a screen in four dimensions. The Smithsonian wants to install a 4-D theater in the Arts & Industries building. [Washington Business Journal]

Keegan Theatre buys the Church Street Theater, announces its forthcoming season [D.C. Theatre Scene]

dog & pony dc and Dizzy Miss Lizzie’s head to the New York Musical Theatre Festival. [Post]

The Kennedy Center recognizes National Dance Day in July. [AP via WTOP]

Kathleen Hanna takes Julie Ruin on tour. [Spin]

Hill East gets a music shop. [POPville]

New local web comic! [ComicsDC]

Hot up-and-coming buzz band The Rolling Stones played town the other night. [Post] [Huffington Post]