Wednesday Morning Rundown

Heron on Lake Thoreau

Multicultural Festival Seeks Entertainers — The search is on for musicians, dancers, storytellers and other entertainment acts to take part in the annual Reston Multicultural Festival in September. Applications are now open for the Sept. 24 festival. [Reston Community Center]

JBG To Merge? — Developer The JBG Companies may be in talks to merge with Manhattan-based New York REIT Inc., a partnership that would open up regional prospects for JBG. JBG is based in Chevy Chase but is behind many Reston projects, including Reston Heights/VY and RTC West. [Washington Business Journal]

Friday Night Live, Finally — Herndon’s Friday Night Live starts the season May 6 with a performance by “Go Go Gadget.” [Herndon Rocks]

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