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Listen to the first single from Beauty Pill‘s forthcoming album, inspired by a dream about a pet who died. [Arts Desk]

This year’s Helen Hayes Awards ceremony will be a tamer, sit-down affair with twice as many trophies. [Post]

What Muriel Bowser should do at SXSW [DCist]

Four D.C.-area film festivals to catch this month [Washingtonian]

Listen to local blues outfit Jonny Grave & The Tombstones‘ “Going Down to the Well” [DC Music Download]