Arts Desk

Arts Roundup: Crowdfunding and Famous People Edition

National Theatre gets its own Broadway series—a big move for the long-struggling theater, now under new management. [Post]

Capital Fringe shows increasingly rely on crowdfunding... [Washington Business Journal]

...and the Smithsonian launches its first major crowdfunding campaign—for the forthcoming yoga exhibit at Freer/Sackler—today. [Freer/Sackler]

Kelly Rowland breaks down at last weekend's Fillmore show. [Post]

At Savoy Elementary School, Michelle Obama and Scandal star Kerry Washington push for arts education. [Washingtonian]

Dance D.C. Festival merges with VelocityDC, the District's biggest homegrown dance event. [Art 202]

Have you seen these Decoy-designed stickers of The Sweater Set? [Mixed Media District]

Arrested Development actor Jeffrey Tambor delivers a one-man show for charity at National Harbor on June 8. [Post]

Oh, and syndicated sex columnist Dan Savage reads and signs his new book, American Savage, at the W Hotel on June 9. [Media Bistro]

WaPo columnist John Kelly tosses more songs on his ultimate D.C. playlist. [Post]

Constellation Theatre announces its 2013-14 season. [D.C. Theatre Scene]

Crystal City outdoor movies kick off Monday. [ArlNow]

Split This Rock's 2014 poetry festival puts out a call for proposals. [Blog This Rock]

ICYMI: The March drive-by shooting near nightclub Fur stemmed from a gang dispute. [Washington Times]

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