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Former City Paper staffer Mark Athitakis takes issue with the Washington Post‘s recent list of Washington books, saying it finds Jonathan Yardley overexerting himself to justify D.C.’s existence as a city, not just a literary hub [The New Republic]

Another chapter in the history of Adams Morgan’s Knickerbocker Theatre, which collapsed after a snowstorm in 1922 [Post]

Coming to the Smithsonian’s IMAX theaters: LASERS [Washington Business Journal]

Artist Eames Armstrong: The gimmicky “Naked Girls Reading” doesn’t feel like performance art… [D.C. Performance Art]

…but Emma Jaster‘s “To Know a Veil,” this Friday’s edition of Armstrong’s Soapbox series at Hillyer, does [Pink Line Project]

Do you recognize this D.C.-area breakdancer? [Post]