With a $5 million gift from Capital One, the Kennedy Center will up its comedy programming. [Washingtonian]

Zola Jesus on why the Hirshhorn (where she’ll play tonight) is the perfect music venue [Arts Desk]

Dave Grohl‘s new HBO documentary miniseries, Sonic Highways, reviewed [Post]

No more carpet! The Hirshhorn’s been renovated for its 40th birthday. [Express]

A playlist for this weekend’s Magnificent Intentions festival at IOTA Club & Cafe [D.C. Music Download]

What to do and who to see at Howard Homecoming [Post]

The members of San Fermin, who play the Black Cat tomorrow and Sunday, pick songs that remind them of home. [BYT]

How a local family becomes murderers every Halloween [Post]