GOOD WEEK/BAD WEEK
An early piece was discovered under several layers of paint on a Berlin gallery wall
His office is peeved at a Hamptons gallery showing works meant for West Bank territories
Sweet transvestites from Transsexual, Transylvania, are unwelcome in Carrollton, Ga. The city's mayor put a stop to a production of The Rocky Horror Show at the local cultural center, arguing that the content was too risqué. Looks as if Carrollton's theater troupe will have to time warp to a new venue.
THE EDGE OF THE WORLD
Visitors to David Byrne's new installation underneath New York City's High Line will likely hear it before they see it. Which is fitting, given his musical background and run as lead singer of Talking Heads. On display through Oct. 1, Tight Spot is a 48-ft.-by-20-ft. inflatable globe that pulsates with sounds made by Byrne's voice.
TAX SITUATION $420,000
Production costs for the first season of Jersey Shore that could be retroactively covered by New Jersey taxpayers under the state's newly approved film tax credit
'A lot of people are very curious as to why I'm a lesbian. Ladies and gentlemen, the cast of Entourage.'
JANE LYNCH, Emmy host and Glee star, knocking the testosterone-filled HBO series
Wilco The Whole Love
No one can ever accuse Wilco of sticking to a formula. The Chicago band's eighth album is full of guitar freak-outs, polyrhythmic tunes and one sprawling, lullaby-esque track that lasts over 12 minutes. The first single, "Born Alone," has a sunny melody so classic you'll wonder why no one ever thought to write it before.
ACL at 10
Between a heat wave, wildfires and a severe drought, the residents of Austin have had a rough summer. So what better pick-me-up than a music festival? Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Austin City Limits brought out superstars like Kanye West, Coldplay and Stevie Wonder (above), who rocked a keytar during his second-night headlining gig.
Avatar is about to get even more three-dimensional. A theme-park spin-off of James Cameron's monster hit is in the works at Disney's Animal Kingdom in Florida. It will feature rides, shops and food based on the fictional world of Pandora. Disney plans to break ground in 2013, with an opening tentatively set for 2016.
Every Thing on It, a collection of previously unpublished poems by Shel Silverstein, is a treasury of the late author's ingeniously simple rhymes.
Hairy Harry Neverchop At the age of ninety-two Finally walked to a barber-shop And asked for a ... shampoo
'I opened my eyes, and there was a naked man wearing my leather jacket eating a Fudgsicle in front of my bed.'