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Artisphere is broke, and Arlington County—and its taxpayers—aren’t pleased. The beleaguered cultural center has been given two options: make money, or close up shop. [Sun Gazette]

Yesterday in memes: Texts from Hillary Clinton! Clinton’s made out to be a boss bitch in most of the images, which the meme’s creators say is meant to be a homage. [The Style Blog, The Ticket]

In Washington City Paper this week is Jonathan L. Fischer‘s explication of why being local doesn’t make something good. In an appropriately timed clash of all things from here, LivingSocial’s SocialStudies project paired with Listen Local First on this video, featuring D.C. artists at South by Southwest. [SocialStudiesDC]

DCist talks to 5×5 Project artist Wilmer Wilson about, among other things, his several-hours-long performance pieces. [DCist]