Monster Mash: Gustavo Dudamel thrills Hollywood Bowl; Tony Roberts falls ill; Annie Leibovitz's prize
-- Brain trust: LACMA's Michael Govan has joined an advisory panel for the long-planned Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University.
-- Theater illness, part one: Actor Tony Roberts falls ill during a preview performance of "The Royal Family" on Broadway, forcing the cancellation of the matinee show.
-- Theater illness, part two: Actor Michael Gambon withdraws from Alan Bennett's play "The Habit of Art" at the National Theatre in London due to illness.
-- Packing her bags: Controversial artist Tracey Emin is threatening to leave Britain for France in protest over tax policies and the government's attitude toward the arts.
-- Hardly a drag: The stage adaptation of the 1994 movie "The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert" is scheduled to open on Broadway in the spring of 2011.
-- Fiscal hard place: The Port Huron Museum in Michigan is considering deaccessioning certain works to help remedy a budgetary shortfall.
-- Belated premiere: A long dormant play by the late filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder finally makes its debut in Germany.
-- Confession: A former Marine pleads guilty to the 2007 theft of works by Picasso and Chagall from galleries in Washington, D.C., and Palm Beach, Fla.
-- Consolation prize: Debt-ridden photographer Annie Leibovitz will receive an award from the Georgia O'Keefe Museum as part of its Women of Distinction series.
-- David Ng
Photo: Gustavo Dudamel at the Hollywood Bowl on Saturday. Credit: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times