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Monster Mash: Breaking news and headlines

April 17, 2009 |  8:08 am

Susan Boyle Is this really her?: An early recording of "Cry Me a River," purported to be Britain's overnight singing sensation Susan Boyle, has surfaced.  As for Boyle, she's "gobsmacked" by the attention.

Shhhhh -- keep it down: Patrick Stewart blasts a disruptive theatergoer at "Waiting for Godot."

Another type of drama: Shepard Fairey is back in court -- again. And the artist has something to say about it.

Closing shop: Orlando Opera, one of the oldest arts groups in central Florida, calls it quits.

Under the spotlight: What is it really like to be a Merce Cunningham dancer?

Call for support: Soprano Jessye Norman, at $400,000 gala, says Obama needs an "arts advocate."

Sad chronology: The recession's toll on museums -- here's a time line.

Standing ovation: Cheers greet conductor Daniel Barenboim in Cairo concert.

Listen in: "Studio 360's" Kurt Anderson talks to Los Angeles Philharmonic cellist Ben Hong about training Jamie Foxx for "The Soloist."

-- Lisa Fung