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Monster Mash: Remembering Julius Shulman; Dutton's former home may be razed; another British invasion on Broadway

July 17, 2009 |  8:17 am


--Remembering a master: Architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne recalls his meetings with celebrated architectural photographer Julius Shulman, who died Wednesday at 98.

--Another British invasion: A new crop of productions from London prepare to take over Broadway.

--Retail complex proposed: Building that was home to Dutton's bookstore in Brentwood may be torn down.

--New blood: Dutch firm West 8 replaces Frank Gehry on Miami Beach park project to accompany New World Symphony's Lincoln Road campus.

--There's gotta be easier ways to protest: Artist locks himself in a box to protest China's one-child policy.

--The best revenge: Michael Riedel to journalists who lost Tony voting privileges: Don't get mad, get even.

--Big supporter: Obamas set out to raise the profile of African American art.

--Identity crisis: Chicago's Sears Tower is renamed Willis Tower -- so what's the problem?

--Headed north: The musical 'bare,' which got its start at the Hudson Theatre in Los Angeles, to have its Canada premiere.

--Still missing: Fate of stolen Picasso sketchbook remains a mystery as museum prepares to close for two-year renovation.

--Congratulations: San Diego's Old Globe production of "Sammy" musical wins an Edgerton Award.

-- Lisa Fung

Photo: Julius Shulman. Credit: Los Angeles Times