Kennedy Center awards Carol Burnett the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. [Kennedy Center]

How does the Kennedy Center choose its Mark Twain Prize recipients? [Post]

ArtPlace America gives the Gateway Arts District a $240,000 grant. [Washington Business Journal]

Montgomery County launches a crowdfunding mechanism for MoCo nonprofits. [Arts and Humanities Council]

Newseum plans a Civil Rights exhibit. [Washington Business Journal]

An Arlington-based, women-only book club reaches 50 years. [Post]

Maryland Deathfest: a survival guide [D.C. Heavy Metal]

This summer, active-duty military personnel and their families get free admission to museums. [Post]

Curator’s Office is leaving its home at 1515 14th St. NW. [Arts Desk]

A biography of Washington Post editorial cartoonist Herblock will get its local premiere at this year’s AFI Docs. [Arts Desk]