Photos from Washington City Paper‘s Furniteur and Laughing Man concert at the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Luce Foundation Center [D.C. Music Download]

The 9:30 Club’s Seth Hurwitz on dealing with entitled music agents: “Do you watch Entourage? You know Ari? That’s what I deal with all day, and that’s the better ones.” [Washingtonian]

How one of D.C.’s best-known directors, Aaron Posner, started a fruitful creative partnership with a fellow Northwestern grad, playwright Laura Eason [Post]

Local hardcore act GIVE wants to trade the serious, black-clad punk scene of yore for flowers and positivity. [Bandwidth]

Jake Gyllenhaal made local college students freak out a little when he showed up at a Georgetown screening of Nightcrawler. [Post]