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And we’re back! Here’s what’s trending this morning…

Hacked! You might have noticed that this here site got hacked and was down for about eight hours yesterday. This, on the same day that we discover coyotes living inside the Beltway? Can’t be a coincidence…

SXSW Comes to DC: In light of our blackout yesterday, chances are you missed this footage of what happens when we send a bunch of producers down to Austin to film area musicians playing impromptu shows at SXSW.

Coincidentally… Interesting piece by Jonathan Fischer over at the City Paper that analyzes how beneficial locally focused music efforts are to area artists.

Welcome to the Future: Google glasses reveal new way for the clumsy to hurt themselves.

Howard Bison: Suspends all sports programs for possible scholarship violation… or does it? Headlines in the City Paper and on WAMU seem to suggest the plug has been pulled, but WAMU offers this just-kidding lede: “Initial reports indicated that all teams were suspended, but the school has since clarified that most teams will compete as scheduled.”

Howard Theatre: In anticipation of its April 9 ribbon-cutting ceremony, there are good pieces in both the Post and City Paper today on the reopening of the Howard Theatre, which predates the Apollo in New York and is billed as “the oldest African-American venue in the world.” For more, check out this 2010 documentary called Howard Theatre A Century in Song, which earned a regional Emmy nomination.