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Monster Mash: Breaking news and headlines

April 16, 2009 |  9:19 am

-- Upload, upload, upload: YouTube Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Michael Tilson Thomas, makes its debut at Carnegie Hall

-- Cultural exchange: Getty Museum gets its first loans of antiquities from Italy.

-- Dreaming of a prize?: PBS to air "In the Heights: Chasing Broadway's Dream," a documentary of the Broadway musical and rumored Pulitzer short-lister, on May 27.

-- Excavation set: Archaeologists will search sites for possible Cleopatra tomb.

-- Sharing artwork: Spain's Reina Sofía and Prado strike historic loan deal on Goya prints.

-- $61,000 award: Photographer Robert Adams wins Hasselblad Prize.

-- Bad news: Economic concerns lead to $1.5 million in cuts at the St. Louis Art Museum.

-- Starry cast: Audra McDonald and Raul Esparza join Anne Hathaway in "Twelfth Night" at Shakespeare in the Park.

-- Not a joke: Pasadena Playhouse adds world premiere musical "Laughing Matters" to its 2009 season.

-- Show finds a home: "Vanities: A New Musical," which had its premiere at the Pasadena Playhouse, lands off Broadway

-- At it again: Achim Freyer continues to shake up the opera world with a 3-D version of "Don Giovanni."

-- Lisa Fung

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