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The Kennedy Center forms an advisory panel to address criticisms that it excludes Latinos from the Kennedy Center Honors [AP via WJLA]

ArtPlace deems Adams Morgan one of its Top 12 “ArtPlaces” in the country, selected based on factors like walkability and the number of independent businesses, aka indicators that don’t appear to have much to do with the arts [Artplace and Mayor’s Office]

The Going Out Guide demystifies inaugural balls [Going Out Guide]

New venue 9th & Beats now has a website [9th and Beats]

In a review, Randall Roberts calls Ian Svenonius‘ bands “breathtaking,” and wonders whether his book Supernatural Strategies for Making a Rock ‘n’ Roll Group is “a joke, a conceit, or a treatise” [Los Angeles Times]

101-year-old Arlington resident Martha Ann Miller to talk at Arlington Central Library [ArlNow]

Tabi Bonney releases a video for “Terrorist Love Menace” [D.C. Mumbo Sauce]