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Monster Mash: 'Spider-Man' delays opening again; MoMA acquires art censored by Smithsonian

January 14, 2011 |  7:58 am

Spidey Officially ridiculous: Producers of Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" have delayed the opening of the musical once again, with a new date set for March 15. (Los Angeles Times)

Making a statement: The Museum of Modern Art in New York has added to its collection "A Fire in My Belly," the video by David Wojnarowicz that was removed from an exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery. (The Washington Post)

Pride: A new museum dedicated to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history has opened in San Francisco. (San Francisco Chronicle)

Moving: The Jazz Bakery has finalized a deal for a new home in Culver City, with a targeted 2012 return date. (Los Angeles Times)

Action: New York's Museum of the Moving Image, located in Astoria, Queens, reopened this week following extensive renovations. (The Village Voice)

Political appeal: Leaders for the striking musicians in the Detroit Symphony Orchestra are asking city council members to help end their 15-week strike. (Detroit Free Press)

Towering figure: A large-scale sculpture of the ancient philosopher Confucius was unveiled this week in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. (Associated Press)

Short and sweet: The U.S. government and New York's Metropolitan Opera have settled a lawsuit on wheelchair access less than an hour after it was filed on Thursday. (Reuters)

Passing: Ellen Stewart, the founder and artistic director of the famed La MaMa Experimental Theater Club in New York, has died at 91. (New York Times)

Also in the L.A. Times: The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has revealed more details about its upcoming Tim Burton exhibition; actress Carey Mulligan is headed off-Broadway in a stage adaptation of an Ingmar Bergman movie.

-- David Ng

Photo: A scene from the Broadway production of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark." Credit: Jacob Cohl / Associated Press

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