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The Post names stand-up comics Emily RuskowskiBrandon WardellTim Miller, and Reggie Melbrough D.C.’s maybe-next-big-things. [Post]

Recently, percussionist Go-Go Mickey left Rare Essence to join his ex-bandmates in Familiar Faces. Here’s video from his first show with the group. [TMOTTGoGo]

Where’s the next generation of arts donors? [Post]

ICYMI: Is the Corcoran getting better at PR? [Washington City Paper]

All Our Noise <3s the remixes of local producer and DJ Brenton Duvall. [All Our Noise]

Sarah Kaufman has nice things to say about this weekend’s VelocityDC dance festival [Post]

Chris Richards’ report from Howard University’s annual Yardfest [Post]

Hollywood shortchanged The Butler—-the film based on Wil Haygood‘s touching 2008 article about longtime White House employee Eugene Allen—-but wealthy black donors helped pull it together. [Post]