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Essential Arts & Culture: Museums facing fires, Misty Copeland onstage, and Broadway's new 'Hamilton'

Essential Arts & Culture: Museums facing fires, Misty Copeland onstage, and Broadway's new 'Hamilton'

Fires and art. Misty Copeland lands in Southern California. And a new lead for “Hamilton.” I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, with the week’s most important culture news:

CULTURE AND THE FIRES

Both the Getty Center and the Skirball Cultural Center were temporarily shut down due to the Skirball fire, which as of Friday morning had consumed roughly 475 acres. But while the Getty closed, the art — including an exhibition of priceless pre-Columbian art — stayed behind. The buildings were designed with maximum fire safety in mind — from reserve...

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