Beyonce goes patriotic. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

- Aimee Mann, Jill Scott and Common will be among the attendees at a White House poetry night next week.

- Soundgarden’s reunion tour will bring the grunge gods to Fairfax’s Patriot Center on July 12.

- Did you catch Kojo Nmandi’s show about “the past, present and future of go-go” on Thursday? Now is your chance to catch up.

Clicky shuffle: Your random song for Friday morning:

- Goodie Mob, “Cell Therapy”