August 17, 2009 | 9:57
-- Career comeback:
Former Republican Sen. Tom DeLay of Texas will be a contestant
on ABC's "Dancing With the Stars."
-- Political controversy:
Artwork about the Sichuan earthquake has been banned
from a gallery show that is part of the Beijing 798 Biennale.
-- Silence: No response yet
from LACMA's Michael Govan to Martin Scorsese's letter urging the museum to reverse its decision about its film program.
-- Box-office hit:
The Tony-winning "God of Carnage" by Yasmina Reza has extended its run
on Broadway through Feb. 28, 2010, but there's no word yet on whether the original cast will perform past November.
-- Brotherly struggle: Philadelphia arts groups are fighting to survive during the recession.
An artist has transformed
a disused subway station in Toronto into an interactive work of art.
Ernst Katz, the founder of the Jr. Philharmonic Orchestra of California, died
last week at age 95.
-- David Ng
Photo: Tom DeLay. Credit: Associated Press