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Monster Mash: Chelsea Art Museum in trouble; Broadway's Hilton Theatre gets new name

August 10, 2010 |  8:12 am

Chelsea

-- Endangered: The Chelsea Art Museum in New York could lose its charter after its building declares bankruptcy. (The Wall Street Journal)

-- Promotional deal: Broadway's Hilton Theatre is renamed the Foxwoods Theatre as part of a multiyear deal with the Foxwoods Resort Casino. (Playbill)

-- Dissident: Artist Ai Weiwei claims that Chinese police in plainclothes have assaulted him again. (The Guardian)

-- Not moving after all: The Drawing Center of New York is staying put at its home in SoHo after a search for new digs. (New York Times)

-- Relieved: A professor at the Berklee College of Music in Boston is reunited with her violin after leaving it on public transportation. (Boston Globe)

-- Party town: The new Tequila Museum in Cancun, Mexico, celebrates exactly what its name suggests. (USA Today)

-- And in the L.A. Times: the Simon Wiesenthal Center in L.A. doesn't officially oppose the construction of an Islamic cultural center near ground zero in New York.

-- David Ng

Photo: The Chelsea Art Museum in New York. Credit: Via nycgo.com


 
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