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Photos of Gogol Bordello at the 9:30 Club [DCist]

A spotlight on director Shahram Mokri’s Fish & Cat, a critically acclaimed thriller screening at the Freer Gallery’s Iranian Film Festival. [Post]

Neda Ulaby dissects Mary Timony‘s “understated swagger” on Ex Hex‘s debut album. [NPR]

Celebrate 2015 with an online browse of the Freer and Sackler galleries’ complete collections. [Washingtonian]

The Strathmore’s New Year’s concert, “Salute to Vienna,” by the numbers [Post]