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Trouble for Spider-Man, Corcoran, Dudebros who like Reese Witherspoon: TBD Arts links

December 29, 2010 - 06:00 AM
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Actress Natalie Mendoza has finally quit the Spider-Man musical before it destroys her already-broken body. Local theaterfolk have taken to Facebook to joke about the doomed production and how, like Macbeth, actors will soon have to refer to it indirectly. The Arachnid Play, perhaps?

Meanwhile, the Corcoran Gallery of Art has hired an outside consultant to help it solve its problems.

This is what Florence Lacey, star of Signature Theatre's Sunset Boulevard, looks like backstage.

Environmental groups are angry about Christo's Over the River in Colorado, but the Sierra Club is cool with it.

Things Pitchfork hated this year: Eminem, Mumford & Sons, Ghostland Observatory, The Pipettes.

Reese Witherspoon, who briefly graced our town with her presence for the rom-com failure How Do You Know, is engaged to some dude.

The Brickskeller reopens today as Bier Baron. Hmm.

I was looking at various year-in-review lists and saw, on Buzzfeed, a "Year in Celebrity Sideboob." Not linking to that, you'll have to shame yourself by Googling it! Go right ahead.


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