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Jaylee Mead, an astronomer and philanthropist whose name adorns numerous venues in D.C.’s theater landscape—-including Arena Stage’s gorgeous, two-year-old Mead Center for American Theater—-has died. [Post, DC Theatre Scene, Washingtonian]

Peter Marks: “Jaylee Mead just had to be there”—-and D.C.’s theaters were better for it. [Post]

The late Vance Bockis remembered by friends and family, including his bandmates from the bands The Factory and 9353. [Post]

H Street Festival is friendly to lip tattoos, and other photographic revelations. [DCistjuxtaexposed, Prince of Petworth]

Twelve actors Peter Marks is watching [Post]