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Monster Mash: KCRW to honor Ernest Fleischmann; NT Live's second season of broadcasts

June 29, 2010 |  8:07 am

Ntlive -- Paying tribute: KCRW (89.9 FM) will host a tribute to the late Ernest Fleischmann, the former leader of the Los Angeles Philharmonic on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. (KCRW)

-- Setting the stage: NT Live's second season of broadcasts to cinemas around the world includes Complicite's "A Disappearing Number." (Playbill)

-- Ethical quandary: What should arts institutions do about cultural donations from BP? (BBC News)

-- Public art debate: Opposition to a planned statue of Michael Jackson in Prague grows in the Czech Republic. (Associated Press)

-- Threatened monument: The Spanish government is ignoring a vote to delay construction of a high-speed rail line close to Gaudi's famous cathedral in Barcelona. (The Independent)

-- New leadership: The Playwrights' Center in Minneapolis has selected Jeremy Cohen as its artistic director. (Star-Tribune)

-- Bureaucratic changes: Proposed changes in Australian pension rules could adversely affect galleries and other aspects of the art market. (Bloomberg)

-- Heading for the slammer: A former chief financial officer of Fruitlands Museum in Harvard has been sentenced to three to five years in prison after pleading guilty to stealing $1.3 million. (Worcester Telegram)

-- Passing: "Theatre World" editor John Willis has died at age 93. (Broadway World)

-- And in the L.A. Times: L.A. Opera's "Ring" wasn't the first for the city; Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger shows support for the state's arts license plate campaign; theater critic Charles McNulty reviews three "King Lear's."

-- David Ng

Photo: A view of the National Theatre in London. Credit: National Theatre