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Monster Mash: Joss Whedon's Shakespeare movie; Museum of Tolerance

October 25, 2011 |  7:31 am


Pet project: Filmmaker Joss Whedon has secretly made a movie adaptation of Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing." (Entertainment Weekly)

Still controversial: A group of international archaeologists joins the chorus denouncing the planned Museum of Tolerance in Jerusalem. (Los Angeles Times)

Chaotic: South Korea's top orchestra is in disarray, with musicians mutinying against the conductor. (Los Angeles Times)

You can't escape: A splinter group from the Occupy Wall Street movement briefly took over an art gallery space in New York's Soho neighborhood. (Village Voice)

Executive decision: NPR will no longer distribute "World of Opera" to about 60 stations across the country because the host was involved with the Occupy movement. (Associated Press)

Graphic: The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of "Marat/Sade" is proving to be controversial with audiences. (BBC News)

Moving forward: An Abu Dhabi developer has vowed that a branch of the Louvre will open in the Persian Gulf state in 2013. (Associated Press)

Iconic: The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame is opening an exhibit devoted to retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)

Bad shape: The Utica Symphony Orchestra in upstate New York is in dire financial condition. (Utica Observer-Dispatch)

Also in the L.A. Times: Art critic Christopher Knight reviews "Glenn Ligon: America" at LACMA; architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne reviews the Administrative Campus Center in Claremont.

— David Ng

Photo: Joss Whedon. Credit: Reed Saxon / Associated Press