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RIP: Frank P. Gettings, who for more than three decades was a curator at the Hirshhorn Museum, died in August, the Post reports. He was 80. Shows he curated include “Different Drummers” in 1988, a Susan Coe exhibition in 1994, and even a show of e.e. ccummings’ artistic works.

(e)merge Emerges: D.C. Docent was Tumbling up a storm last night at the (e)merge art fair opening party. Here, she interviews artist Ryan Hoover. Check back here later today for Arts Desk’s impressions.

Join the Dots: D.C. goth poppers Lenorable need $1,600 worth of help to fund their new 7-inch—-based on Edgar Allan Poe poems and recorded at Inner Ear—-and they’re almost there. Pledge $300 or more and you get a private Lenorable performance!

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