There will be no (e)merge art fair at the Capitol Skyline this year. [Arts Desk]

Listen to Kokayi flex some R&B range on “History.” [Arts Desk]

To ensure the authenticity of a ceremony at this year’s Folklife Festival, organizers are importing coca leaves and a dried llama fetus from Peru. [Post]

Prolific Maryland-based erotica author Zane is one of the state’s top tax evaders. [Washingtonian]

Meet an up-and-coming D.C. set designer, fresh out of college and already getting props from top local directors. [Post]

Listen to a new electro-pop tune from Cruzie Beaux, aka Kristina Reznikov (formerly of Drop Electric). [Bandwidth]

Bravo appears to be filming a new reality show about wealthy black women in Potomac, Md. [Post]