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Monster Mash: Barnes Foundation grant questioned; 'Pee-wee Herman' upcoming Broadway run extended

August 20, 2010 |  8:09 am


Embattled institution: Questions arise over a grant given to the Barnes Foundation from the Delaware River Port Authority. (Los Angeles Times)

Popular demand: "The Pee-wee Herman Show" extends its upcoming Broadway run to Jan. 2. (Playbill)

Heist: Thieves swipe a gold bar worth an estimated $500,000 from a museum in Key West, Fla. (Reuters)

Windfall: Opera Tampa receives a major gift of $1 million from a devoted fan. (St. Petersburg Times)

Money trouble: The Detroit Symphony Orchestra continues to face financial and managerial problems. (Detroit News)

Silver screen: The Philadelphia Orchestra is set to begin broadcasts to cinemas across the U.S. this season. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Also in the L.A. Times: Architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne on the emergence of Sukkah City.

-- David Ng

Photo: Pee-wee Herman performs his new show at Club Nokia in L.A. earlier this year. Credit: Bret Hartman / For The Times

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Is it true that Pee-wee Herman is giving part of his proceeds from the show to help suppport the efforts of: www.bikefree.org ?

If so, this is cool kids. Like a great adventure.

www.bikefree.org is two young men, in real life, who are biking across our nation to raise funds for the children of our lost and fallen troops.

The goal of bikefree.org is to deliver new bicycles to these children this Christmas.

There are some very cool videos on the web site.

Come on gang, get your school friends to do a fund raiser for this, if each kid gives 25 cents or a buck.


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