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Monster Mash: Hollywood Bowl summer season opens; William Kentridge wins Kyoto Prize

June 21, 2010 |  7:57 am

Bowl -- Break out the champagne: The summer season at the Hollywood Bowl officially kicked off over the weekend with festivities and fireworks. (Los Angeles Times)

-- Major honor: South African artist William Kentridge will receive the prestigious Kyoto Prize in Arts and Philosophy. (Associated Press)

-- Back to Broadway: Tony winner Sutton Foster is set to star in the Roundabout's Broadway revival of "Anything Goes," which is scheduled to open in February. (Playbill)

-- Making a statement: The National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium has altered its exhibit on the Gulf of Mexico to reflect the ongoing BP oil spill. (Associated Press, via Chicago Tribune)

-- Moving: New York's Museum for African Art is preparing to open its new home on the city's Museum Mile on the Upper East Side. (New York Times)

-- New leadership: The Royal Ontario Museum in Canada has named Janet Carding as its new director. (The Globe and Mail)

-- Strange bedfellows: The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage near Cleveland is hosting an exhibit on Catholic nuns. (Sun Star-Courier)

-- Discovery: An X-ray of a painting by British artist Robert Lenkiewicz has revealed another painting underneath. (Daily Telegraph)

-- Also in the L.A. Times: Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne on the pervasive influence of Eli Broad on buildings around the city; the Pasadena Chalk Art Festival took place this weekend at the Paseo Colorado.

-- David Ng

Photo: The first concert of the Hollywood Bowl's summer season was held Friday. Credit: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times


 
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