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A water main broke exploded fantastically outside the Uptown Theater. [Twitter, DCist]

Artist Matthew Picton makes maps, then burns them; D.C. is one city that’s gotten toasted. [The Style Blog]

More on the visa problems that have forced Synetic Theatre to cancel scheduled runs of Tantehorse Theatre Company’s Light in the Darkness and The Voice of Anne Frank. [DC Theater Scene]

The Blade’s take on LUMEN8Anacostia. [Washington Blade]