Monster Mash: Breaking news and headlines
--The Florida Grand Opera decides against renewing its music director's contract.
--A luxury hotel atop an oil rig? Morris Architects offers up an award-winning design.
--Chinese contemporary art prices are expected to fall as economic uncertainty continues.
--Five British playwrights are nominated for the 2009 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for female playwrights.
--Baring heart and soul for Neil LaBute's "reasons to be pretty" Broadway ad campaign.
--Do Chicago's plans for the 2016 Olympic Village lack creative sparkle?
--The Michael Jackson tribute musical "Thriller Live" is extended in London.
--More for fans of Michael Jackson: a sneak peek at artwork and other items belonging to the singer set to be auctioned in April.
Photo: Alain Robert, known as the French Spider-Man, scaled one of Hong Kong's tallest skyscrapers in what he said was an effort to draw attention to global warming. Credit: Mike Clarke / AFP / Getty Images