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Corcoran sells a Persian carpet for more than $30 million, but the money can’t go to operating expenses. [Post]

OK Go and NPR team up for a music video that documents the great migration of the Tiny Desk to NPR’s new headquarters. [Huffington Post D.C.]

Textile Museum goes on the market for $22 million. [WJLA]

The Eisenhower Memorial Commission begins to unveil its “E-Memorial.” [Post]

Despite zero pay, unbearable weather, and an audience of indifferent commuters, performing at Metro stations still sounds like a plum gig to some artists. [Post]

The Smithsonian calls off the Bubble, and now, Barry Manilow is playing the National Mall’s Fourth of July celebration. The Mall is officially terrible. [Huffington Post D.C.]