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A recap of the D.C. music showcase at SXSW, including the festival’s first-ever go-go show, courtesy of Rare Essence [Arts Desk]

Sean Gray of Fan Death Records and Accidental Guest Records talks about venue accessibility and how the D.C. punk scene has given folks with disabilities short shrift. [The Kojo Nnamdi Show]

Pop artists turned a critical eye on consumerism and brand names. iPad painting embraces them. [Arts Desk]

Silver Spring’s Quarry House Tavern, home of a venerable weekly rockabilly night, was damaged by a fire at the Bombay Gaylord Indian restaurant. [WTOP]

Photos of Paperhaus, Prinze George, and Jukebox the Ghost at the SXSW D.C. music show [Verbicide]

A kids’ chess club in Philly has named itself after Minor Threat. [DCist]