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Monster Mash: Hillary Clinton visits genocide museum in Cambodia; René Pape bows out of La Scala production

November 1, 2010 |  8:00 am


Official visit: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum in Cambodia as part of her two-week trip to Asia. (Agence France-Presse)

Bowing out: Bass René Pape has withdrawn from a  new production of Wagner's "Die Walküre" at La Scala. (Associated Press)

Back in the spotlight: Tony-winning actress Donna Murphy will return to Broadway in the musical "The People in the Picture," set to open in the spring of 2011. (Playbill)

Fighting back: A 60-year-old violinist in New York has filed a lawsuit against Young Concert Artists claiming age discrimination. (New York Post)

Creative real estate: Artist Jeff Koons is planning to combine his two townhouses on New York's Upper East Side into one mansion. (Curbed New York)

Underground art: An unconventional exhibition of street art in an abandoned subway station has opened in New York. (New York Times)

Racy? British politician David Miliband is defending his decision to hang, in his home, a portrait of 13 naked dancing women by a local artist named Michelle Dovey. (Daily Mail)

And in the L.A. Times: Art critic Christopher Knight reviews "The Artist's Museum" at L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art; theater critic Charles McNulty on the Broadway production of "The Scottsboro Boys."

-- David Ng

Photo: Hillary Rodham Clinton visits the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Credit: Will Baxter / EPA