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Gary Sinise to National Mall full of people: RUN FOR YOUR LIVES. [AP/Huffington Post D.C.]

After hitchhiking across the country, grabbing rides from Here We Go Magic and a town councilman from Maryland, cult-film director John Waters has arrived in San Francisco. [DCist]

A profile of Colin K. Bills, a rising lighting designer in the D.C. theater scene [Post]

Lenny Campello files his impressions from Artomatic. [Daily Campello]

Actor Jay Frisby, who plays Tom O’Brien in the touring production of South Pacific now showing at Wolf Trap, talks about the unprivate life on tour. [Post]