2015: The National Museum of African American History and Culture will be open on the Mall by 2015. Founding director Lonnie G. Bunch III will make this so because, Arts Post writes, the year is “the 150th anniversary of the 13th Amendment, which abolished slavery, and the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.”

Now: The Future of Music Coalition Policy Summit is presently occurring at Georgetown University. You can stream it all live.

Yesterday: Capital New York talks about record labels distributing records—like, the vinyl kind—that knew they wanted to distribute before they were actually labels. The case here is San Francisco’s The Soft Moon. Name three similar instances in the D.C. area and it’s a trend!

Yesterday on Arts Desk: Peace out, Milbanksy. Give’s new track is really good.