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Monster Mash: Fans say goodbye to Liberace Museum; Colorado town makes amends with artist

October 18, 2010 |  8:02 am


Saying farewell: Fans gathered to bid goodbye to the Liberace Museum, which closed its doors on Sunday. (Las Vegas Weekly)

Making amends: Artist Enrique Chagoya will create a new work for a church in Loveland, Colo., the town that saw a bitter fight over the artist's work "The Misadventures of Romantic Cannibals." (The Coloradoan)

Shuttered: The Theaters at 45 Bleecker Street -- an off-Broadway space in New York -- has closed due to a dispute between the landlord and the theater producers. (New York Times)

Day of rest: The National Museum of American Jewish History faces a dilemma over whether its new building should remain open on Saturdays, the Jewish Sabbath. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Star presence: Richard Dreyfuss will star in an off-Broadway production of the new play "Imagining Heschel," at the Cherry Lane Theatre. (Playbill)

Precarious situation: The Chelsea Art Museum in New York faces closure after a lender has taken over the deed of the building where the museum resides. (Wall Street Journal)

And in the L.A. Times: Theater critic Charles McNulty reviews Shakespeare's "The Merry Wives of Windsor" at the Broad Stage.

-- David Ng

Photo: Lynn Musselman leads a tour at the Liberace Museum in 2008. Credit: Isaac Brekken / Los Angeles Times