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Threepeater: Dischord had added 25 more concert recordings—-its third installment—-to the Fugazi Live Archive, including a show from Glasgow in which a group of 15 or 20 women “took over the stage and the microphones” to sing during “Suggestion”—-it’s the only song from that particular gig that survived.
Awwwwww: Jess Matthews of local indie-poppers America Hearts shares a Valentine’s Day-themed playlist on Radio CPR’s punk-rock history show Dissonance (which is hosted by WCP contributor “Danger” Mike Paarlberg)
Arena Games: The Beatles played their first American concert at Uline Arena, a decrepit, cavernous structure that’s now mostly used for parking. (And sometimes experimental theater.) But the venue’s current owner, developer Douglas Jemal, and the architecture firm HKS recently held a competition among teams of students from local universities, who were tasked with creating a design for a revamped Uline that would include a performance venue, music museum, and education center. Housing Complex posts the results.
Today on Arts Desk: New shows at Hillyer, reviewed! A new song about D.C., explained!