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Posted at 07:36 AM ET, 06/14/2011

Spider-Man Opens Again on Broadway; D.C. Jazz Festival Ends at the Kennedy Center

Celebrations: The National Museum of American History is celebrating Flag Day by hosting a naturalization ceremony for 20 people in the museum’s Flag Hall, which holds the flag that inspired “The Star-Spangled Banner.” (AP via Washington Post)

New and Improved: After the longest preview period in Broadway history, a revised version of “Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark” opens at Broadway’s Foxwoods Theatre Tuesday. (Playbill)

Almost Par: The 65th Annual Tony Awards saw a dip in ratings, with Nielsen estimating that 6.9 million viewers tuned in to the awards, down from 7 million at last year’s broadcast. (New York Times)

Thievery: Police in France have charged a retired couple with hoarding 271 stolen Picasso artworks in their garage. (AFP)

Closing: The D.C. Jazz Festival - arguably the District’s biggest annual jazz event - ends its 2011 run today with “A Night in Treme: The Musical Majesty of New Orleans” at the Kennedy Center. (Washington Post)

After the Party: W Magazine launched a major rebranding campaign with the new slogan “Fashion’s After-Party.” (New York Magazine)

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