Despite petitions to save it, the rainbow-hued candle mural on the Potter’s House has been extinguished with beige paint. [Arts Desk]

Bonding with Ian MacKaye over BB guns, singing with Bad Brains, and other stories from Black Flag‘s Henry Rollins on coming up in the D.C. punk scene [Arts Desk]

Watch Ex Hex play two songs in a live session at WAMU [Bandwidth]

Which at-large D.C. Council candidate got a campaign donation from the 9:30 Club? [Loose Lips]

New Kennedy Center head Deborah Rutter wants the venue to highlight the works of more living artists. [Post]

Photos from Girls Rock! DC‘s first camp for adult women [DCist]

The Armenian Orphan Rug, a historic piece with deep political implications, will go on display at the White House next month. [Post]