Monster Mash: Neutra house could be demolished; 9/11 cross gets new home

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Endangered: The Kronish House, one of a handful of Beverly Hills residences designed by architect Richard Neutra, appears headed for demolition. (Los Angeles Times)

Symbolic: The famous World Trade Center cross has been moved to its new home at the National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum in New York. (CNN)


Guilty: A man has been convicted in the slaying of the street artist known as SOLVE in a post-party fight. (Chicago Tribune)

Familiar tune: The Dallas Opera is canceling one of its productions scheduled for the new season due to financial problems. (Associated Press, via Houston Chronicle)

Flaming C: Comedian Conan O’Brien hosted a gallery show of fan art, titled ‘Coco MoCA,’ at the recent Comic-Con convention in San Diego. (Team Coco)

Agreement: The San Diego Symphony and its musicians have reached an agreement on a new five-year contract. (San Diego Union-Tribune)

Ouch! Besides the obvious downside, a study says castration deformed a singer’s mind. (New Scientist)

Cult classic: A stage musical version of Anthony Burgess’ ‘A Clockwork Orange’ will be performed next year in the author’s hometown of Manchester, England. (Hollywood Reporter)

Controversial: The Israel Chamber Orchestra is scheduled to play a work by Richard Wagner at the Bayreuth Festival, which opens this week. (Agence France-Presse)

And in the L.A. Times: The tale of the rise and bizarre fall of a musical prodigy and a review of Marvin Hamlisch’s first concert with the Pasadena Pops.

-- David Ng