Monster Mash: Ed McMahon dies; opera is good for the heart; Met cuts more jobs; Patti LuPone loses it again
-- Musical medicine: Study finds that listening to opera can help reduce high blood pressure.
-- More job losses: Metropolitan Museum of Art makes its final cuts, losing a total of 357 jobs, or 14% of staff
-- Here she goes again: Patti LuPone again loses it and stops her Vegas show over audience member’s electronic device. She'll be appearing at the Ahmanson this week -- put away your cameras, or face her wrath.
-- Pas de deux: National Ballet of Canada and Royal Winnepeg Ballet to share the stage when Olympics come to Vancouver in 2010.
-- Address change: Broadcast offices of 89.3 KPCC, Southern California's public radio station, moves to new Pasadena site.
-- Conference planned: Heirs race to reclaim Nazi-looted art before time runs out.
-- Surprise discovery: A rare Rubens etching is uncovered in Rome.
-- Early report: State of New York moves to regulate deaccessioning as museums rally to fight plan.
-- Tapping into reserves: Pennsylvania museums fear state budget cuts may force drastic actions.
-- For the record: British choreographer creating a digital archive for dance.
-- Just as syrupy?: Remember the "Marvelous Wonderettes"? Now it's the boys' turn.
-- Lisa Fung
Photo: Banksy mural hit by paint. Credit: BBC News