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Monster Mash: Shepard Fairey's new work; women to blame for play bias?; Yvonne Rainer takes to the stage

June 24, 2009 |  9:13 am

Shepard Fairey - Burma --No surprise, big surprise: Princeton study finds female playwrights who aren't getting produced on Broadway can blame it on . . . women.

--Another day, another cause: Shepard Fairey finds a new cause, creates a new poster (left).

--What a trouper: Choreographer Yvonne Rainer stepping in for dancer who has to bow out of at REDCAT performance.

--Strike two: Another Banksy mural in Bristol, England, is defaced.

--Better paycheck: Playwright Noah Haidle, a favorite at South Coast Repertory, gets a film deal.

--Also at the movies: Those timeless "Forever Plaid" guys are appearing on the big screen.

--Museum mystery: Boston's Museum of Fine Arts explores origin of 83-year-old letter found encased in its walls.

--Not good enough? No top winner is named at Moscow's 11th International Ballet Competition.

--New job: Tate Britain director Stephen Deuchar to head Britain's Art Fund charity.

-- Art honors: Americans for the Arts names five public art projects in Southern California among the top 40 in the nation.

--Odd couple: Poet Elizabeth Alexander and DJ Spooky create new work for NAACP anniversary event.

--Prefab lives on: Dwell magazine teams with Marmol Radziner and Turkel Design on prefab homes.

--Our bad: Whew! Long Wharf Theatre isn't cutting 40 to 50 jobs, just four to five jobs. 

-- Lisa Fung

Photo: Shepard Fairey's new poster for Aung San Suu Kyi. Courtesy of Human Rights Action Center