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Monster Mash: Reeve Carney extends stay in 'Spider-Man' musical

September 16, 2011 |  7:30 am


Sticking around: Actor Reeve Carney has extended his stay with "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" through May but will take a hiatus to film a movie. (Playbill)

In custody: A former art dealer has been arrested in Florida for allegedly selling paintings stolen from a Los Angeles art gallery. (Los Angeles Times)

Ruling: A court is permitting an appeal by the artist Richard Prince, who was found by a lower court to have unlawfully used images by a French photographer in his work. (New York Times)

Gone: More than $100 million worth of art is estimated to have been lost during the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. (New York Post)

Innovative?: An early look at Diller Scofidio + Renfro's plans for the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive. (Los Angeles Times)

Turning tables: A play by Wall Street Journal drama critic Terry Teachout, "Satchmo at the Waldorf," opens in Orlando, Fla. (Orlando Sentinel)

Cultural diplomacy: North Korea said a prominent South Korean maestro has conducted two orchestras in the North, in a sign of easing tension between the two countries. (Associated Press, via Washington Post)

Corporate policy: Art groups are running in to problems with Facebook's ban on nudity. (The Art Newspaper)

Monumental: A Philadelphia artist is completing a street-art project on the outside of an old Macy's parking garage in downtown Brooklyn. (WNYC)

Contemporary classic: Tony Kushner speaks about his play "Angels in America" 20 years on. (NPR)

Super-sized voice: A McDonald's employee in upstate New York is an opera singer by night. (WHEC)

Also in the L.A. Times: Theater critic Charles McNulty reviews the Reprise Theatre Company's production of "Cabaret" at UCLA's Freud Playhouse.

-- David Ng

Photo: Reeve Carney, right, with Patrick Page in Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark." Credit: Jacob Cohl