Neal Augenstein talks to photographer Lucian Perkins and The Teen IdlesNathan Strejeck about Perkins’ book of early D.C. punk photos, Hard Art. [WTOP]

A juicy nugget from Chris Richards‘ story about Hard Art: When Bob Woodward saw Lucian Perkins‘ photos of D.C. punk, he seemed dismissive, saying, “This doesn’t exist in Washington.” [Post]

A takeaway from last weekend’s SuperNOVA performance art festival [Pink Line Project]

Every now and then, writes Kennedy Center President Michael Kaiser, it’s OK to have a boring season. [Huffington Post D.C.]

Kathleen Hanna‘s Julie Ruin releases a new album this September. [Spin]

Trillectro presale tickets on sale now. [The Couch Sessions]

“I grew up with a poster of Anton Chekhov in my bedroom, ok gurl?” [Pink Line Project]

More WaPo readers chime in on the deflated Hirshhorn Bubble. [Post]