Some Anacostia residents are incensed over a 5×5 art installation in their neighborhood that looks like a big pile of trash. [Arts Desk]

Listen to the first song from Tigers are Bad for Horses, a new electro-chill band out of Georgetown University. [D.C. Music Download]

Jordan Lee of Mutual Benefit, who plays the Rock & Roll Hotel tonight, says an acid-trip revelation inspired him to learn Spanish. [Arts Desk]

High School Musical‘s Vanessa Hudgens will play the title role in Gigi at the Kennedy Center in January. [Post]

Pioneering jazz drummer Billy Cobham, who plays the Howard Theatre tonight, on band leadership: “There’s got to be a dictator, and I’m it.”  [DCist]