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Monster Mash: Frank Gehry's New World Center in Miami Beach; 'Spider-Man' on Broadway

January 24, 2011 |  7:59 am


Gleaming: Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne on Frank Gehry's New World Center in Miami Beach. (Los Angeles Times)

Still struggling: Interviews with Julie Taymor and cast members of Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark." (Los Angeles Times)

Star turn: Kathleen Turner is heading back to Broadway in the play "High," which is set to open in April. (Reuters)

Eagerly awaited: The Broadway revival of "Evita," starring Ricky Martin and Elena Roger, is expected to open in March 2012. (Playbill)

Quirky casting: Alan Cumming and Judy Davis are expected to star in a 3-D movie about the life of artist Salvador Dali. (Sydney Morning Herald)

Reaching out: Israel's Holocaust museum, Yad Vashem, has launched a YouTube page in Farsi, the language widely spoken in Iran. (Agence France-Presse)

Creative conclave: The India Art Summit, which has the largest offering of contemporary Indian art in the world, has opened. (Wall Street Journal)

Still talking: The musicians and management of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra returned to the bargaining table on Sunday afternoon to try to settle the contentious strike that has entered its 17th week. (Detroit Free Press)

In memoriam: Times fashion critic Booth Moore pays tribute to costume designer Theoni V. Aldredge, the winner of three Tony Awards and an Oscar who died on Friday at age 88. (Los Angeles Times)

And in the L.A. Times: Music critic Mark Swed reviews the group Jacaranda; the Catholic League responds to art critic Christopher Knight's commentary on the Smithsonian controversy.

-- David Ng

Photo: The Frank Gehry-designed New World Center, home to Miami's New World Symphony. Credit: Amy Beth Bennett / South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Comments () | Archives (2)

the auditorium looks like a carbon copy of Disney Hall.

No, Wolfy, not really. Have you seen Walt Disney Concert Hall lately? There is some resemblance of course - the architect is the same, after all - but a "carbon copy" it surely ain't.


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