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Spirt Fest’s tribute to Chuck Brown featured the late Godfather of Go-Go’s band, playing alongside members of Trouble Funk, Rare Essence, and E.U. No holographic Chuck, though. [Post]

Wale at Lollapalooza: He started his set late and complained all the way through it. [Spin]

Nadastrom at Lollapalooza: The D.C.-formed duo “has coined its midtempo booty electro moombahton, but today it could just as easily be re-dubbed hair of the dog.” [Time Out Chicago]

Kathryn Cornelius to get married and divorced—-and married and divorced, and married and divorced—-for a performance-art piece at the Corcoran. [Post]

Are book reviews (and book reviewers) too nice? Yes. Jacob Silverman blames Twitter. [Slate]

The Post‘s Ron Charles to Silverman: You’re right. And yet… [Style Blog]