Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” Jacket Sold for $1.8 Million at Auction; Bruce Lee Museum in Hong Kong on Hold

A Julien's Auctions' employee adjusts the Michael Jackson's "Thriller" jacket on June 13, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. Over 600 items representing the biggest names in rock'n'roll were on auction. (GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/GETTY IMAGES)

Postponed: Efforts to build a Bruce Lee museum in the late kung fu movie star’s Hong Kong have stalled again. (ABC News)

Inside the Pocketbook: Court filing offers a rare view of the Philadelphia Orchestra’s finances, which claimed $16 million in assets and $700,000 in liabilities according to court documents. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Living On: The late Graham Chapman of the Monty Python comedy troupe will star in a 3-D animated version of his absurdist memoir, “A Liar’s Autobiography: Volume VI,” via a taped reading made shortly before he died. (New York Times)

Trending: Books: The Edinburgh book festival sold out on the first day of full ticket sales after an unprecedented surge in demand caused chaos for its online booking service. (Guardian)

Giving: The Detroit Symphony Orchestra raised more than $3 million during a strike-shortened season in April and May, while its overall number of donors increased by 27 percent over last year. (Detroit Free Press)

Katherine Boyle reports on arts, museums and culture for the Style section.


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