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Monster Mash: Trial ends for ex-Getty curator Marion True; Lincoln Center suffers bedbug outbreak

October 14, 2010 |  7:10 am


Legal saga: The trial of former Getty Museum antiquities curator Marion True ended Wednesday in Rome when judges ruled that the statute of limitations had expired on criminal charges that she had conspired to traffic in looted art. (Los Angeles Times)

Infestation: Lincoln Center has had an outbreak of bedbugs in the dressing rooms at the David H. Koch Theater, home of the New York City Ballet and New York City Opera. (New York Observer)

No end in sight: Organizers at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra have canceled concerts through Nov. 7 as the result of an ongoing musicians' strike. (Detroit News)

Hitlerian history: The German Historical Museum in Berlin is breaking a taboo by holding an exhibition devoted to the life of Adolf Hitler. (Deutsche Welle)

Celebration: The mayor of a Chilean town has said he would like to create an underground museum and a monument to celebrate the courage of the miners who were rescued on Wednesday. (Daily Mail)

Money trouble: Lyric Opera of San Diego is the midst of a cash crisis that could see the organization cease operations. (Voice of San Diego)

And in the L.A. Times: the L.A. Museum of the Holocaust opens in a new 14,000-square-foot home in Pan Pacific Park; the YouTube Symphony Orchestra is back for a second year; organizers have mixed feelings about L.A.'s many and varied art walks.

-- David Ng

Photo: Marion True, leaving a court in Rome in 2005. Credit: Alessandro Di Meo / EPA