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Monster Mash: Hollywood Bowl 2011 summer season announced; 'Earnest' revival is a Broadway hit

January 26, 2011 |  7:59 am


That time of year: The 2011 summer season at the Hollywood Bowl will include performances and appearances by Gustavo Dudamel, Dolly Parton, Quincy Jones and more. (Los Angeles Times)

Box-office hit: The Roundabout's Broadway revival of Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest," directed and starring Brian Bedford, has extended its run by 17 weeks. (Playbill)

Unexpected: The president of the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach is resigning after less than two years. (Los Angeles Times)

Stylish: Google is moving into the famous Binoculars Building in Venice, designed by architect Frank Gehry. (Los Angeles Times)

New leader: The website Arts & Letters Daily has named Evan R. Goldstein, an editor at the Chronicle of Higher Education, as editor, succeeding the late Dennis Dutton. (New York Times)

Get it while it's hot: A new block of tickets for Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" has been released for performances through May 8. (Theatermania)

Taking charge: Michael Rush, the recently named director of the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University, has begun his new job. (MSU News)

Constructive: Fourteen teenagers who are on probation for graffiti offenses will get a chance to display their work legally in Brooklyn. (Associated Press, via Wall Street Journal)

Also in the L.A. Times: A top REDCAT curator is leaving for a post at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis; the 2010 nominees for the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle awards.

-- David Ng

Photo: Fireworks at the Hollywood Bowl in 2010. Credit: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times