As previously reported here, the latest issue of the Chicago-based cultural magazine Stop Smiling is all about D.C., with Backyard Band’s Anwan Glover featured on the cover. The D.C. release party for the issue on Nov. 13 has a pretty impressive lineup: Glover and George Pelecanos are guests of honor, with DJs Ian Svenonius and Kevin Coombe spinning.

Info: Nov. 13, 7-10 p.m., Civilian Art Projects, 706 7th St. NW. $5 donation requested (included copy of the magazine). RSVP to