Monster Mash: Breaking news and headlines
-- A new work by Banksy will be auctioned in Britain to raise money to help unemployed teenagers find work.
-- Filmmaker Taylor Hackford tackles small theater, producing, rewriting and directing "Louis & Keely: Live at the Sahara," a Sacred Fools hit from last year. It opens next month at the Geffen Playhouse.
-- Pasadena Museum of California Art names Jenkins Shannon as director, replacing Christopher Mount, who left the job after six months.
-- Cost of repairs to Cincinnati Museum Center, a National Historic Landmark, expected to hit $120 million.
-- Company behind that annoying elevator music, Muzak Holdings, files for bankruptcy protection.
-- China urges return of looted Qing Dynasty statues being offered as part of the Yves Saint Laurent sale.
-- Whoops: Improperly installed rebar means a Norman Foster-designed hotel in Las Vegas will be 28 stories instead of 49.
-- What art will hang in the White House? Here are some clues.
-- "Anna Nicole Smith, The Opera." Yes, really.
-- Lisa Fung
Photo: Scene from the new musical "Minsky's," currently at the Ahmanson Theatre. Credit: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times