Monster Mash: Artist Mark Bradford among MacArthur recipients; 'Tosca' booed at Met; Dudamel concert webcast planned
--Instant feedback: Audiences at the Metropolitan Opera in New York booed director Luc Bondy at Monday's season opener of Puccini's "Tosca."
--Planning ahead: Tony-winning director Harold Prince will take his new musical "Paradise Found" to London before a planned New York run.
--Streaming concert: The L.A. Philharmonic will host a live webcast of conductor Gustavo Dudamel's Oct. 3 concert at the Hollywood Bowl.
--Remembering a legend: Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne attends a memorial for the late Julius Shulman.
--Questions of legitimacy: Artists and former employees are wondering whether Polaroid actually owns the photographs that it plans to sell at auction later this year.
--Rent the DVDs: The Sundance Institute Theatre Lab will turn the movies "Little Miss Sunshine" and "Like Water for Chocolate" into stage musicals.
--Pushing back: Arts leaders in Pennsylvania say they will fight a new sales tax proposed on cultural events.
--Looking to expand: L.A.'s Octomom musical is apparently ready to move to a bigger venue.
--Hitting the block: The art collection that belonged to the late Merce Cunningham and John Cage will be auctioned off.
--Curtain time: The Broadway run of "The 39 Steps" will close Jan. 10 after a nearly two-year run.
-- David Ng
Photo: Mark Bradford. Credit: Bruce Morr