Monster Mash: Dance innovator Pina Bausch dies; award for Michael Maltzan; new exec director at Pasadena Playhouse
--Modern dance innovator: German dancer and choreographer Pina Bausch dies at 68, five days after receiving cancer diagnosis.
--Worthy cause: Architect Michael Maltzen's Inner-City Arts project wins a high-profile award.
--Keep repeating: Entertainment Weekly is still reporting that "Grey's Anatomy" actor T.R. Knight will join "Lend Me a Tenor" on Broadway. But first, a stint in "Parade" at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles.
--Whose is it? Van Gogh's "The Night Café" is at the center of suit between a descendant of a former owner and Yale University Art Gallery.
--A new playhouse to call home: Stephen Eich, formerly of the Geffen Playhouse, takes the post of executive director of the Pasadena Playhouse.
--Nonbinding accord: Forty-six nations pledge to boost efforts to return Nazi-looted artworks to Jewish victims and their heirs.
--No kidding: Jerry Lewis to direct a musical version of his 1963 film "The Nutty Professor," with music by Marvin Hamlisch.
--A star is born: Tate Britain commissions an unknown artist for high-profile showing.
--Not laughing: Artist flees Turkey over collage portraying prime minister as a dog.
Photo: Pina Bausch. Credit: Michael Probst / Associated Press