Monster Mash: Grammy Awards lawsuit; Lauren Ambrose in 'Funny Girl'
Fighting back: Four Latin jazz musicians are suing the organizers of the Grammy Awards for eliminating their genre as an award category. (BBC News)
Leading lady: Lauren Ambrose has been cast as Fanny Brice in the Broadway-bound revival of "Funny Girl," scheduled to open Feb. 1 at the Ahmanson Theatre. (Los Angeles Times)
Safety study: A task force is to consider improvements at the Downtown L.A. Art Walk after a vehicle struck and killed a baby. (NBC LA)
Reaching for the sky: Chicago architects have designed a Saudi Arabia skyscraper that would be the world's tallest building. (Chicago Tribune)
Bye-bye baby: "Baby It's You," the Broadway musical that debuted at the Pasadena Playhouse, is scheduled to close Sept. 4. (Broadway.com)
Heading to court: Supporters of the Southwest Museum are suing the city of L.A., fearing the site's extinction. (Los Angeles Times)
Raking it in: Sotheby's has reported second-quarter earnings that rose 48 percent over the same period last year. (Bloomberg)
Once more unto the breach: The troubled Classical Theatre of Harlem is staking its future on this summer's production of "Henry V." (New York Times)
Dancing about hockey: A choreographer has created a dance piece inspired by the recent Stanley Cup riot in Vancouver. (Vancouver Sun)
Sign of the times: The Australian Broadcasting Corp. has axed its arts programming. (The Australian)
Passing: Agnes Varis, a philanthropist who supported jazz and opera, has died at 81. (New York Times)
Also in the L.A. Times: Richard Neutra's Kronish House in Beverly Hills has been spared the wrecking ball, at least for now.
-- David Ng
Photo: A Grammy Award trophy. Credit: CBS