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Happy Tuesday, Washingtonians! Paul Manafort’s trial begins today with jury selection; everyone keeps talking about Bigfoot erotica; The Trump administration is considering a tax cut for the wealthy. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for more through the day.
Our Things to Do picks for Tuesday, by Catherine P. Lewis:
THEATRE: The Kennedy Center presents a month-long run of The Color Purple. $69-149.
MUSIC: Husband and wife pair Us the Duo perform at Sixth & I. $25 (in advance) or $30 (day of show), 8 PM.
Today’s free fitness class, by Kim Olsen:
It’s a plan! Let’s catch up, shall we?
• Obama and Biden were spotted in Georgetown.
• Bigfoot is sexy now, I guess.
• Here’s a above-average guide to the below-average Washington Nationals.
• Trump thinks Brutalism is bad and DC agrees.
Inside Trump’s off-the-record meeting with the New York Times. (New Yorker)
Real stories of family reunification at the border. (Atlantic)
Pleasant Pops Downtown sells its last dessert. (Eater DC)
DCist writer tries really hard to meet a Jersey Shore star. (DCist)
Take a break…
News from home:
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Here’s how to make the most of crab season.