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Monster Mash: Daniel Radcliffe looks ahead to Broadway; opposition to Christo project; Van Nuys violinist found dead

July 13, 2009 |  8:31 am

Daniel Radcliffe

-- Nice guy: "Harry Potter's" Daniel Radcliffe is taking tap dancing lessons in hopes of returning to Broadway in a musical.

-- Damage to river?: Christo's art project on Colorado's Arkansas River faces some opposition in the Mile High state.

-- Last seen July 8: Missing Van Nuys violinist Robert Korda, who played with Los Angeles Opera, is found dead Sunday.

-- Stew and crew: Spike Lee's documentary of the Broadway musical "Passing Strange" will hit theaters in August.

-- Big star, small stage: Megan Mullally to star in L.A. theater production of Adam Bock's "The Receptionist."

-- Sold-out tour: Britain's Royal Ballet pirouettes to Cuba.

-- Take it or leave it: Dispute over his conservative architecture views leads Prince Charles to resign from Heritage board.

-- Back on stage: JoBeth Williams to star in Pasadena Playhouse production of Charles Randolph-Wright's "The Night is a Child."

-- Wear brown: Free admission to the Bowers Museum on Wednesday if you dress up like Rembrandt.

-- Set your TiVo: Cast of Broadway's "Hair" to perform on "Tonight Show" with Conan O'Brien. Read "Hair" star Gavin Creel's travel diary today on Culture Monster.

-- Lisa Fung

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Photo: Daniel Radcliffe is taking tap dancing lessons. Credit: Richard Drew / Associated Press