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Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 04/20/2011

Arts Post It: Exhibition Spurs More Art in the Streets; Sarah Burton May Replace Galliano


(Designer Sarah Burton walks the runway during Alexander McQueen show. Pascal Le Segretain GETTY IMAGES)

Practice Makes Perfect?: The Los Angeles Police Department says that Museum of Contemporary Art­—which launched its exhibition on graffiti and street art “Art in the Streets” on Sunday—has become a target of taggers outside the museum. (Los Angeles Times)

Everybody Loves Sarah: Fashion industry insiders speculate on who will replace John Galliano as the new creative director at Christian Dior. Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen is reported to be on the short list. (WWD)

Copycat Crime: Avignon’s Lambert Collection Museum of Contemporary Art re-opened its doors on Tuesday for the first time since a vandal attacked Andres Serrano’s controversial work “Immersion (Piss Christ)” on Sunday. (CBC News)

Oh, Maria!: Disco musical Sister Act, based on the 1992 film starring Whoopi Goldberg, opens on Broadway. It premiered in London in 2009. (Playbill)

Party Girl: The Helen Hayes Awards will issue a commemorative stamp, honoring its namesake “First Lady of American Theater” Helen Hayes. The stamp will debut at the 2011 Helen Hayes Awards on April 25 in Washington. (Broadwayworld.com)

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