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Thievery Corporation‘s Eric Hilton says D.C.’s arts scene “has gotten better, but honestly Baltimore has a way better arts scene and a way better music scene.” [Brightest Young Things]

The Renoir painting found at a West Virginia flea market could fetch more than $100,000 at auction. [Post]

The Arlington Planetarium is reopening the weekend of Sept. 28-30, and it’s got a weekend of activities planned. [ArlNow]

When H Street Playhouse reopens east of the river, it will be called the Anacostia Playhouse. [Post]

WaPo trashes Mitch Albom‘s The Timekeeper, meaning Albom’s scheduled Sept. 24 reading at the Washington Post building could get awkward. [Post]

Among this year’s Mayor’s Arts Awards Honorees: former D.C. mayor Anthony Williams [Art 202]

After a long renovation, the Mt. Pleasant Branch Library reopens today. Pictures! [DCist]

What to do at this weekend’s H Street Festival [Post]

A chat with Brent Birckhead, Bohemian Caverns’ September artist-in-residence [DCist]