Arts Post
Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 06/30/2011

After Summertime: A revamped version of George Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess” will go to Broadway soon after it completes its run, previously announced, at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts. (New York Times)

Gone (for) Fishing: Fashion and fish collide as women buying up feathers to make trendy hair accessories from rooster feathers leaves fly fishermen with a low supply of hand-tied flies. (New York Times)

Opening: The Shakespeare in the Park repertory production of Measure for Measure opens June 30 at the Delacorte Theatre. (Playbill)

Accolades: For the fourth year, the British Museum is named the UK’s most popular cultural attraction. (Guardian)

Lost and Found: A painting by Leonardo da Vinci that was lost for centuries has been authenticated and will be exhibited at London’s National Gallery. (ARTnews)

Billed by the Measure: The Philadelphia Orchestra Association accumulated $682,568 in legal fees and other expenses associated with its bankruptcy petition in the first six weeks after the filing. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Festivals: The Smithsonian Folklife Festival is opening on the National Mall, where visitors can learn about Colombia, the Peace Corps and the history of rhythm and blues music. (Washington Post)

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