Philly Pops and Philly Orchestra Sever Ties; Graffiti Artist Stages Aerial Protest

September 20, 2011

Taking a Break: The Philadelphia Orchestra and the Philly Pops have severed their six-year business partnership, according to documents filed Monday in federal bankruptcy court. (AP via Washington Post)

Air Apparent: Saber, a professional graffiti artist in Los Angeles, hired five skywriters for an aerial protest against the city’s crackdown on taggers and street art. (Los Angeles Times)

Television’s Biggest Night?: “Sunday Night Football” beat the Emmys in ratings, with professional football dominating the night in all ratings categories and among all demographics. (New York Times)

Financial Woe: The American Folk Art Museum in New York Teeters on collapse, after recently selling its building to the Museum of Modern Art. (New York Times)

Remembered: Keith Abbott Conant, principal violist with the Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra, died of a heart attack last week at 49. (Chicago Tribune)

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