5 Things To Know This AM — Jul 16 2012

Looking for an easy DIY to spice up your room? This abstract art project might just be perfect for you. (aTypical Day)
Still feeling sticky and sweaty, post-heat wave? Cool down with these four recipes for shakes and smoothies. (Well+Being)
Killing time near H Street? Get nostalgic by heading to the newly opened Atlas Arcade and playing some old school video games. (We Love DC)
Mmmm — watermelon gin fizz. Doesn't that sound just like summer? (Julip Made)
So you think you can dance? Sing? Recite poetry? WMATA is holding auditions for MetroPerforms!, a series of live performances in Metro rail stations. Check it out and you could be the next big "underground" sensation. (Prince of Petworth)

Photo: Julip Made

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