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Beer Bard: Former owner of the former Brickskeller is, according to the Post’s All We Can Eat blog, “commuting between the Washington area and Nashville, where he’s trying to rekindle the career in music he gave up when he took over operation of the Brick in 1982. He reports he’ll be recording four original songs with the Jason Aldean Band on Sept. 8.”

Old School Dancers: Hand dancing! Mayor Vince Gray does it. But what else do you know about it? Probably nothing. People’s District has a profile of the president of the National Hand Dance Association. Read and learn: Hand dancing is this, not this.

The Future is New Brunswick: More on former Arlington Cultural Affairs Director Norma Kaplan‘s departure: “‘I was considering retiring,’ said Kaplan, 61, who has been commuting between West Virginia and Northern Virginia for many years. But she said she couldn’t abandon the arts entirely, especially at a time when so many organizations are looking for a new direction and financial resources.”

Yesterday on Arts Desk: Rad dads! Wale: kinda killin’ it! Marginal Man, in photos!