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Artists sue Google; St. Louis Arch park finalists named; Corcoran exhibition closes early

April 8, 2010 |  8:02 am
St. Louis Arch

--Surprise closing: Corcoran Gallery of Art ends its "Turner to Cezanne" exhibition early due to climate control issues. (Washington Post)

--Dispute over images: Artists' lawsuit accuses Google of "massive copyright infringement." (Huffington Post)

--Arch rivals: Five finalists named in competition to design St. Louis Arch park area. (Los Angeles Times)

--Bring back Christopher Walken: “Catch Me If You Can” musical headed to Broadway in spring 2011 (Playbill)

--Banding together: Egypt hosts meeting on recovery of “stolen treasures.” (BBC)

--Leadership change: Dallas Opera selects a new general director. (Dallas Morning News)

--Sterling & Cooper show: The cast and crew of "Mad Men" do “Bye Bye Birdie” for show creator Matt Weiner. (New York)

--Theater in the theater: National Theatre's production of Alan Bennett's "The Habit of Art" to be broadcast live in movie theaters.(BBC)

--Making it official: Playwright Terrence McNally weds partner Tom Kirdahy in Washington. (Washington Post)

--Restoring a landmark: Plan revived to restore onion-shaped ornamental dome to 92-year-old carousel building at Santa Monica Pier. (Santa Monica Daily Press)

--Casting “what if”:  Sam Rockwell, now on Broadway in “A Behanding in Spokane,” could have been “Iron Man.” (Los Angeles Times)

--Here we go again: Why does everyone seem to dream the dream of finding “the next Susan Boyle.” Here’s the latest. (Daily Mail)

And in the Los Angeles Times: A review of a children's book by L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art , meant to demystify contemporary art; Los Angeles Philharmonic's "Americas & Americans" festival begins; Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Fullerton Art Museum open shows tied to Ring Festival L.A.

-- Lisa Fung

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Photo: St. Louis Arch. Credit: James A. Finley / Associated Press