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Devin The Dude Vs. Texas Board Of Education; Summerfest Prices Go Up Tonight; Rare Lightnin' Hopkins Portraits For Sale; ZZ Top To Play Chile Benefit

The Awl writes about Devin the Dude, making fun of the dumbifying of Texas' public-school curriculum.

Today is your last chance to get Summerfest passes for the low, low price of $22.50. They go up at midnight. Prince Paul, who only produced De La Soul's 3 Feet High and Rising, has signed on to DJ the afterparty. See freepresssummerfest.com.

Besides a new album, Wrong Is What I Do Best, Miss Leslie of the Juke Jointers has a baby! Her name is Emilee Rebecca Anne Bledsoe. Congrats to the happy family.

At Sedition Books, Oakland's anarcho- country folk punk band Jessie Williams and the BoozeHounds will play with Crop Circles, 8 p.m. Friday.

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