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Monster Mash: Tim Burton exhibition opening in Toronto; NYU professor implants camera in head

November 24, 2010 |  8:02 am

Burton Dark sensibility: An exhibition featuring the art of filmmaker Tim Burton opens at Toronto's Bell Lightbox this week. The next stop on its tour will be the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in May. (CBC)

Extreme: A New York University arts professor has had a small digital camera implanted in the back of his head as part of an art project. (Associated Press)

Ruling: An art commission in Austria has said that the country's Leopold Museum should return seven Nazi-looted paintings by Egon Schiele and Anton Romako to their rightful owners. (Bloomberg)

Home improvement: The Royal Shakespeare Company has unveiled its newly renovated theaters in the playwright's home town of Stratford-upon-Avon. (BBC News)

Broadway hopes, Part One: The producers of the new musical "Bonnie & Clyde" are planning to take the show to Broadway next summer. The musical debuted at the La Jolla Playhouse in 2009. (Sarasota Herald-Tribune)

Broadway hopes, Part Two: Manhattan Theater Club in New York is looking to bring the Kennedy Center's recent revival of Terrence McNally's "Master Class," starring Tyne Daly, to Broadway in June. (New York Post)

Equilibrium: A recent study shows that the elderly gain a better sense of balance when they exercise to piano music. (Scientific American)

Funny man: A businessman in Illinois has given $1 million toward building a museum honoring comedian Red Skelton in his southwestern Indiana hometown. (Associated Press, via Chicago Tribune)

Moving forward: The Virginia Opera has hired an artistic advisor just days after terminating the contract of its music director of 36 years. (The Washington Post)

Financial lifeline: The DuPage County Board in Illinois has agreed to give $250,000 to help bring the DuPage Children’s Museum out of its financial stress. (Chicago Sun-Times)

And in the L.A. Times: Americans for the Arts says that the GOP's wins in the recent election don't bode well for government cultural funding; a review of Bryn Terfel's debut concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

-- David Ng

Photo: Tim Burton in Toronto for the opening of his exhibition of artwork. Credit: Jag Gundu / Getty Images

 

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