Monster Mash: Spielberg, Showtime going screen to stage; NEA explains phone controversy; Rose Art Museum under spotlight, again
-- Conference call: The NEA's Rocco Landesman discusses the recent demotion his communications director, Yosi Sergant.
-- Lingering controversy: A Brandeis University committee has recommended that the Rose Art Museum remain open after the college threatened to shut down the facility earlier this year.
-- Singing stars: Catherine Zeta-Jones is confirmed to co-star with Angela Lansbury in a Broadway revival of "A Little Night Music."
-- Home improvement: The California Shakespeare Theater is set to embark on a major renovation of its main amphitheater space.
-- Culture klatsch: Michelle Obama will lead other first ladies in an arts tour of Pittsburgh during the upcoming G-20 summit.
-- Bye bye baby: A minor media controversy arises around a cast change in the Las Vegas production of the musical "Jersey Boys."
-- Unlikely winner: Joss Whedon talks about his Emmy win for the Web series "Dr. Horrible's Sing-along Blog."
-- David Ng
Photo: Steven Spielberg. Credit: Associated Press