Monster Mash: Michelle Obama's arts day; Brad Pitt's architects; 'Nine' does Cannes
-- Building a dream team: Brad Pitt picks more architects, including Frank Gehry (of course), for his "Make It Right" project in New Orleans
-- Another day, another award: Lynn Nottage's "Ruined" picks up yet another award -- this time an Obie.
-- Out with the old: Trustees approve controversial expansion, designed by Renzo Piano, at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
-- Broadway guy: Artistic director Bartlett Sher maps out a succession plan for Seattle's Intiman Theatre.
-- Getting rid of evidence: British police fear thieves melted down a $4.6-million stolen Henry Moore sculpture for scrap metal.
-- 15 more minutes of fame: Details of the "Octomom" musical emerge.
-- New job: UCLA's Dagmar Richter is named chairwoman of the architecture department at Cornell University.
--That's Dr. Kushner: The University of Minnesota is set to present an honorary degree to playwright Tony Kushner.
-- Lisa Fung