The controversial 5×5 art installation in Anacostia that Marion Barry called “junk” has been deemed a fire hazard and will be removed. [Arts Desk]

A profile of Claire Felicie, who brings haunting photos of Dutch marines who’ve served in Afghanistan to this weekend’s (e)merge art fair. [East City Art]

How to see art: get away from the noise, take your time, and do your homework. [Post]

Listen to Dunc‘s new track, “Through the Storm,” which builds up and recedes like a bout of rain and thunder. [Bandwidth]

Dozens of comedians are set to perform at this year’s Bentzen Ball shows. Who should you see? [Arts Desk]

Howard University’s biggest homecoming bash, Yardfest, won’t feature live hip-hop sets this year. [Post]