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Chuck Brown‘s last album of new music, recorded in the year before his death, drops next month. [Arts Desk]

Fort Reno’s website has four unique designs this year. Here’s who made them. [Threespot]

An interview with queer Croatian performance-art curator Zvonimir Dobrović, who brings a show to Furthermore tomorrow [Peri0d]

Local author Susan Coll published a novel on the staged gloss of the wealthy D.C. suburbs. [Post]

New animal sculptures are hanging on Capitol Hill’s street signs. [DCist]

Tim Beeler of Ought, which plays the Black Cat tonight, on what it means to be a “Canadian band” [BYT]