1. Lady Gaga is releasing a new song recorded "live, in one take, on the tour bus" on Christmas Day.
2. Toronto's The Weeknd (ne' Abel Tesfaye) released another mixtape -- his third in 2011 -- and you can download it here. It includes a track called "The Fall" produced by Clams Casino.
3. A bronze commemorative statue of Steve Jobs was unveiled in Budapest yesterday. (L.A. Times)
4. The Art Newspaper reports that the European Union is about to launch the world's largest cultural funding program valued at $2.34 billion.
5. When contestants on NBC's new game show Who's Still Standing? lose and fall through the floor, where do they go? Just asking.
6. Check out the fantastic photo of NYC's September 11 Memorial taken on Tuesday by Mark Lennihan. (via Art Daily)