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This new Chain and the Gang video is why green screens were invented. [Arts Desk]

Slightly frightening photos of the Dismemberment Plan at B-more’s Ottobar [Consequence of Sound]

A likeness of Maya Angelou was unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery. [Post]

Hip-hop and feminism linked up at the Kennedy Center. [BYT]

DCist is throwing a free concert on May 31, headlined by Outputmessage. [DCist]

And today, in Things That Blow: A backpack belonging to Italian experi-lectro band JoyCut, containing the members’ passports and loads of work, was stolen from the Dunes. Let ’em know if you saw something. [Facebook]