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Monster Mash: 'Spider-Man' opening delayed again; Frank Gehry reveals design for Australian building

December 17, 2010 |  8:10 am

Gehry More delays: Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" will miss its scheduled Jan. 11 opening. The new official opening day is Feb. 7. (Los Angeles Times)

Master builder: Frank Gehry has unveiled the design for his first Australian building, to be located at the University of Technology, Sydney. (Bloomberg)

Appointment: Eric C. Shiner, a curator at the Andy Warhol Museum, has been named the museum’s acting director, effective Jan. 1. (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

New role: Robert Ivy, the editor-in-chief of Architectural Record magazine, will become the chief executive officer of the American Institute of Architects. (Chicago Tribune)

Compromise: Sen. Carl Levin and Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm have outlined a broad framework for a solution to end the musicians strike at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. (Detroit Free Press)

Low visibility: Performers at the Metropolitan Opera in New York have complained about the use of fog during a recent production of "Don Carlo." (Wall Street Journal)

Celebration: Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer has marked his 103rd birthday by opening a museum of his work. (BBC News)

Also in the L.A. Times: MOCA trustees talk about the museum's decision to paint over a commissioned public mural; REDCAT announces lineup for first half of 2011.

-- David Ng

Photo: Frank Gehry's design for the business school at the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia. Credit: Frank Gehry / AFP/Getty Images