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The D.C. Jewish Community Center is becoming more conservative in its choice of arts programming, subjecting potential performers to questions about their support of Israel. [Post]

Watch the pastel, stop-motion video for Brett‘s new single, “Lovers” (and read our review of the band’s self-titled debut). [Portals] [WCP]

Photos from the Black Cat: Jonny Grave, Shark Week, Benny, and burlesque [D.C. Music Download]

Watch Priests perform songs from their upcoming EP, Bodies and Control and Money and Power (and read this week’s cover story on the band). [Bandwidth] [WCP]

A painting of the late Maya Angelou will be hung at the National Portrait Gallery today, where it will be on view through June 12. [DCist]

Take advantage of the Corcoran’s Free Summer Saturdays while they still exist. [Washingtonian]