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National Slavery Museum files for bankruptcy; heavy rains unearth dinosaur bones in Va.

Financial woes: The U.S. National Slavery Museum in Virginia has filed for bankruptcy. (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

Hanging on: On Wednesday, the American Folk Art Museum decided to continue operating at its current location at Lincoln Square in Manhattan. (New York Times)

The painting behind the painting: An unknown painting by Francisco de Goya has been found hidden underneath one of his masterpieces, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam has announced. (BBC)

Premieres: Paul McCartney debuted his first ballet “Ocean’s Kingdom” in New York last night, to a full house at the Lincoln Centre. (The Telegraph)

Weather excavator: Heavy rains unearth dinosaur bones in Laurel, Virginia. (Washington Post)

Encore: The Broadway revival of “Follies” will extend its limited engagement by three weeks, through January 2012. It debuted at the Kennedy Center. (New York Times)

On the big screen: London’s Royal Opera House is launching its first season of broadcasts to cinemas across the globe. (Los Angeles Times)

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


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