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Monster Mash: 'Glee' to do the time warp; a new L.A. planning chief; Alfred Molina on 'Law & Order: L.A.'

July 26, 2010 |  8:03 am

--Time warp: "Glee" plans a "Rocky Horror" episode. (Los Angeles Times)

--D'oh!: And "Glee" may be making an appearance on "The Simpsons." (Los Angeles Times)

--New chief: Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa picks City Hall veteran Michael LoGrande, the city's chief zoning administrator, to replace Gail Goldberg as director of planning. (Los Angeles Times)

--Coincidence?: In wake of publicity about censorship, YouTube reinstates video by Los Angeles artist Susan Mogul. But you have to sign in to see it. (YouTube)

--Would Rothko approve?: "Red" star and Tony nominee Alfred Molina takes a TV job, playing deputy district attorney in the new "Law & Order: Los Angeles." (Los Angeles Times)

--Protecting the arts: Former NEA President Bill Ivey thinks the United States needs a "cultural EPA." (Boston Globe)

--Changing her mind: Twenty-four-year-old retired actress Amanda Bynes, who starred in the film version of "Hairspray," is no longer retired. (People)

--Posthumous honors: Singer Louis Prima gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. (Los Angeles Times)

--Serious play: Lego architecture, and architect and Lego master Adam Reed Tucker, get a showing at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C.  (Washington Post)

--Tony producer dies: Buff Cobb, who received a Tony nomination for producing the 1963 Broadway revival of "Too True to be Good," starring Lillian Gish, has died. (Los Angeles Times)

And in the Los Angeles Times: Art critic Christopher Knight reviews "Manly Pursuits: The Sporting Images of Thomas Eakins" at LACMA; Music critic Mark Swed reviews iPalpiti Orchestral Ensemble of International Laureates at Walt Disney Concert Hall; and Tony Perry writes about the "Theater of War" project for Camp Pendleton Marines.

--Lisa Fung

Photo: Back to front at left, Naya Rivera, Amber Riley and Lea Michele; and back to front at right, Heather Morris, Dianna Agron and Jenna Ushkowitz. Credit: Fox