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Hispanic organizations claim exclusion at the yearly Kennedy Center Honors, reportedly elicit epithets from Michael Kaiser [Politico]

Nina Katchadourian‘s exhibit outside the Washington Post building stumps for failed candidates. [Style Blog]

Festivals! BYT’s picks for the National Book Festival; WAMU’s picks for not-National Book Festivals [BYT, WAMU]

Michael Cavna profiles the Silver Spring-raised Lewis Black. [Washington Post magazine]