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Mariah Carey will perform at this Friday’s National Christmas Tree lighting. [WTOP]

No, no, no—-Daft Punk is not playing U Street Music Hall. [D.C. Music Download]

The green-paint vandal makes a courtroom appearance. [DCist]

Rep. John Lewis donates digital copies of his civil rights memoir to every member of Congress. [Post]

Will Ferrell talks Anchorman at the Newseum. [WTOP]

Neighbors protest Mova Lounge’s liquor license renewal. [Short Articles About Long Meetings]

Faces Lounge expects to open in Logan Circle. [PoPville]

Punk rock is still fun for aging white guys? No kidding. [BYT]

Upon a big Drag City reissue, Royal Trux looks back. [Spin]

Rockville, Md., has a new(ish) DIY venue: The Fold. [D.C. Music Download]

On Friday, chat with author Anthony Marra and the Washington Post‘s Ron Charles. [Post]