Arts Desk

Arts Roundup: Mike Daisey Edition

At Mike Daisey's talk at Georgetown University Monday night, he said he wants to apologize to Ira Glass, and he acknowledged that he did not correct reporters who assumed he was telling the truth about what he saw at Apple factories in China. "It would have been so much more open to admit, no, I’m a moron..." he said. "It’s such a rookie mistake." [Post]

Peter Marks: "Did [Mike Daisey] realize how literally people like me took his declaration that the events he’s been describing for months onstage had happened to him—and how intrinsic that belief was to our embrace of the story?" [Post]

Newt loves cherry blossoms. [WJLA]

The Smithsonian's "Art of Video Games" exhibit has drawn 18,000 people since it opened on Friday. [Post]

Mural overhaul at BloomBars! [Prince of Petworth]

A preview of the Washington Women in Jazz Festival [DCist]

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