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WaPo‘s David Malitz reviews the new Laughing Man record; here’s our take from a few weeks back.

TBD’s Maura Judkis rounds up statements from the Hirshhorn, the Catholic League, and ART+ re: the “Hide/Seek” controversy.

DCist and WaPo on Joshua Bell‘s short, impromptu performance for a small group of fans Wednesday, after snow cancelled his appearance at Strathmore.

On his blog, George Hunka has some interesting thoughts on Arena Stage’s new Kogod Cradle and the notion of “birthing” new plays and parenting young playwrights.