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Monster Mash: Prince William, Kate stop by Inner-City Arts; reservations start for 9/11 museum

July 11, 2011 |  7:45 am


Royal presence: Prince William and his wife, Catherine, toured Inner-City Arts in downtown's Skid Row on Sunday as part of their three-day visit to L.A. (Los Angeles Times)

Planning ahead: Registration is set to begin Monday for tickets to visit the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York. (CBS News)

Accusations: Denmark's Royal Ballet is facing allegations of widespread cocaine abuse among its dancers. (The Copenhagen Post)

The Farrah Warhol: The University of Texas has sued Ryan O'Neal in an ongoing battle over an Andy Warhol portrait of Farrah Fawcett valued at $30 million. (The Telegraph)

Under a cloud: The outgoing conductor of an orchestra in Russia has been let go allegedly for remarks he made relating to Vladimir Putin. (Telegraph)

Wrongdoing: A union lawyer who represented dancers and stagehands at the American Ballet Theatre has pled guilty to a charge of falsifying reports. (Associated Press)

Work-around: The Philadelphia Orchestra has agreed to a contract extension that will keep musicians of the bankrupt group playing. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Appointment: The Kimbell Museum in Forth Worth has hired George T.M. Shackelford, chairman of the Art of Europe at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, as its No. 2 man. (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)

Queen of mean: Insult comic Lisa Lampanelli is writing a one-woman show for Broadway. (New York)

Beloved stars: A museum dedicated to Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz in upstate New York is drawing fans of all ages. (Los Angeles Times)

Passing: French choreographer Roland Petit has died at 87. (New York Times)

Also in the L.A. Times: Music critic Mark Swed reviews "Jerry Springer: The Opera" in Orange County.

-- David Ng

Photo: Prince William and his wife, Catherine, at Inner-City Arts on Sunday. Credit: Liz O. Baylen / Los Angeles Times