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  • Injured 'Spider-Man' performer was Hubbard Street Dance Chicago dancer

     
    Christopher Tierney, the 31-year-old performer in the Broadway production of “Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark” who fell Monday night in a serious accident that again brought unwelcome attention to this troubled and seemingly hazardous show, spent seven...
  • New painting commissioned by Steve Wynn to be unveiled at Gehry-designed Cleveland Clinic

     
    The Frank Gehry-designed Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas is about to get a new tenant -- a new large-scale painting by Pop artist James Rosenquist that was commissioned by Steve Wynn. The painting is......
  • Mob Museum in Las Vegas commemorates Kefauver Hearings

     
    In the popular imagination, Las Vegas and the mob are joined at the hip. Their shared history is a point of fascination for many, thanks in no small part to movies such as "The Godfather," "Bugsy" and "Casino," which mythologized......
  • Monster Mash: Adolf Hitler exhibition proves popular; Indianapolis Symphony names new music director

     
    Hitler and Germany: A new Berlin museum exhibition about the society that created Adolf Hitler is proving to be a popular draw. (Reuters) Rising young star: The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra has named 28-year-old conductor Krzysztof Urbanski as its...
  • Twyla Tharp taking Sinatra musical to Las Vegas

     
    First it was called "Come Fly With Me." Then it changed to "Come Fly Away." Its latest title is "Sinatra Dance with Me." Whatever its name, Twyla Tharp's musical-dance celebration of Frank Sinatra is intended to be a high-energy crowd......
  • Gustavo Dudamel and Vienna Philharmonic go to a small town in Kentucky. But why?

     
    On Monday, Gustavo Dudamel will conduct the Vienna Philharmonic in Danville, Ky., a town of 18,000 right in the middle of thoroughbred country. Earlier in the day, the Venezuelan maestro be given the title of Kentucky Colonel. The story of......
  • Dierdre Miles Burger to head Orlando Ballet School

     
    Dierdre Miles Burger, a former principal of Boston Ballet School, takes over as director of the Orlando Ballet School this week with plans to update the well-known school’s curriculum. “The moment the job became available she let me know she was...
  • Twyla Tharp and 'Come Fly Away' are headed to Chicago

     
    Holley Farmer and John Selya in "Come Fly Away" on Broadway. Twyla Tharp's tribute to Frank Sinatra will launch a national tour in Chicago in 2011. • 'Come Fly Away' on Broadway: Twyla Tharp's homage to Sinatra a dance between......
  • Monster Mash: Rafael Viñoly to design Kennedy Institute; Cherry Lane Theatre going dark

     
    -- Master builder: Uruguayan architect Rafael Viñoly has been selected to build the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate. (Art Info) -- Financial trouble: New York's Cherry Lane Theatre said its mainstage will go dark for a......
  • Theater review: 'Robin and the 7 Hoods' at the Old Globe

     
    San Diego -- Something slightly felonious is happening with the goldmine of tunes by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen, the songwriting team that helped revitalize Frank Sinatra’s hip factor in the 1960s. The new musical “Robin and the 7......
  • Good news for dance fans: a Miami City Ballet special is announced for PBS

     
    Miami City Ballet will get a national showcase when PBS airs a "Dance in America" program this spring of the company performing two works by George Balanchine and one by Twyla Tharp. There was a time when "Dance in America"......
  • Playbill's Harry Haun foresees 'Fences' sweep at the Tony Awards

     
    Another veteran Tony Awards watcher is Harry Haun of Playbill. While Haun is in accord with David Sheward (Back Stage) about what will win the top races, he differs on who will claim some of the acting prizes as well as those tough-to-call technical...