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Monster Mash: Zahi Hawass returns as Egypt's antiquities chief; Andy Warhol immortalized

March 31, 2011 |  7:45 am

Back again: Zahi Hawass, Egypt's former minister of antiquities who recently stepped down, is returning to the same post. (Agence France-Presse)

Countercultural icon: A statue of Andy Warhol has been unveiled near Union Square in New York. (Gothamist)

Do they get paid overtime? A spokesman for "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" said that the lead performers will continue to appear in the musical as they rehearse the new version of the show. (Playbill)

Budget drama: Amid deep cuts in cultural funding by Britain's Arts Council, the visual arts fared better than most other sectors. (Art Newspaper)

Singing doctors: A look at the musical episode of the ABC medical drama "Grey's Anatomy." (Los Angeles Times)

Undecided: The Metropolitan Opera is debating whether to go ahead with its scheduled Japan tour in June. (New York Times)

Staying home: The Vienna Boys' Choir will probably cancel its upcoming tour of Japan because of fears of radiation. (Agence France-Presse)

Branching out: Saxophonist Kenny G will host his own radio show at KKJZ-FM (88.1). (Los Angeles Times)

Also in the L.A. Times: Music critic Mark Swed reviews the tribute concert to Ernest Fleischmann at Walt Disney Concert Hall; Jon Hamm of "Mad Men" will perform in Chekhov's "Three Sisters" for L.A. Theatre Works.

-- David Ng

Photo: Zahi Hawass in February. Credit: Khaled Elfiqi / European Pressphoto Agency