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April 27, 2009 |  9:21 am

Disney Hall

Krystian Zimerman -- Here today...: Angry over U.S. military action, Polish pianist Krystian Zimerman makes his debut -- and perhaps his final performance -- at Walt Disney Concert Hall Sunday night. 

-- Dancing for joy: British boy wins a coveted spot in Russia's Bolshoi Ballet.

-- Death of a 'Golden Girl': Remembering actress Bea Arthur, who died on Saturday at 86.

-- Yet another theater award: Drama Desk announces nominees; "9 to 5" gets 15, "Shrek" brings in 12.

-- 'Gay' sells in theater:  London discovers that audiences will flock to the West End for productions featuring gay story lines.

-- Springtime for Hitler and Germany: "The Producers" plays in Berlin.

-- Michael Riedel must be happy: "Impressionism," starring Jeremy Irons and Joan Allen, to close May 10.

-- Dance your way out of this: Artesia dance team Quest Crew, winners of MTV's "America's Best Dance Crew" has an elevator adventure in San Diego.

-- Reason to cheer: The $250,000 ArtPrize puts Grand Rapids, Mich., on the map.

-- Here he goes again: Andrew Lloyd Webber proposes an "Oz" musical.

-- Lisa Fung

Top photo: Walt Disney Concert Hall. Credit: Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times. Inset photo: Krystian Zimerman. Credit: Kasslara.

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