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Wale and Miguel won a BET Award for best collaboration. [L.A. Times]

Tyler Green chats with “Richard Diebenkorn: The Ocean Park Series” curator Sarah Bancroft. [Modern Art Notes]

Arts Desk contributor Andrew Noz connects the legacy of go-go talker Fat Rodney to Fat Trel. [Red Bull Music Academy]

Arts Desk contributor Lindsay Zoladz decodes the pleasures of “library music”—-and talks to D.C. electronic artist Bev Stanton. [Believer]

According to this very important list, local duo Protect-U makes “hipster house.” [Guardian]

The story behind the Joan of Arc statue in Malcolm X Park [District of Sculpture]

In which outdoor opera does not quite concede defeat to derecho [Post]

Prince of Petworth can’t remember Piet Mondrian‘s name. [Prince of Petworth]