President Barack Obama and the fam supports “Small Business Saturday” at Arlington’s One More Page Books [AP via WTOP]

John Malkovich on his production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses, coming to Lansburgh next week: “Originally, we were going to do a very big production with a very different set and known actors … But known actors only mean movie actors, and movie actors don’t like committing to theater very much.” [Post]

City Paper contributor Chris Klimek explains his annual Christmas mix CDs [Post]

An interview with former North Korean propaganda artist Song Byeok, whose work is on view at Woolly Mammoth for another week [Woolly Mammoth]

You need this Abraham-Lincoln-as-King-Diamond T-shirt [D.C. Heavy Metal]

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop solicits submissions for its seventh annual contemporary photography exhibition [East City Art]

Arlington man wants more old-white-guy music recognized in the pages of the Washington Post [Post]