Monster Mash: Breaking news and headlines
-- Vision for the City of Lights: French President Nicolas Sarkozy asks 10 architects to present plans for a dramatic overhaul of Paris.
-- Shhh -- it's private: Report says Eli Broad has a "short list" of architects for his new museum -- but does he?
-- Economy woes hit the big house: Metropolitan Museum of Art to shrink staff, close more shops.
-- Quest continues: China is determined to get back Qing Dynasty relics sold at Yves Saint Laurent auction.
-- Gig's up?: Spokeswoman says Orange County Museum of Art will close its Orange Lounge branch at South Coast Plaza ... but director says otherwise.
-- Fat Lady sings: Baltimore Opera Company moves into Chapter 7 bankruptcy.
-- Violating policy?: Questions raised as British Museum shows a possibly looted Chinese bronze in its "Treasures from Shanghai."
-- Lisa Fung
Photo: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated Press