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Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 04/11/2011

Arts Post It: Louboutin and YSL Battle for the Sole; Christie’s Will Auction Elizabeth Taylor’s Jewelry Collection


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Red, Red… Mine!: Paris-based shoe designer Christian Louboutin sued Yves Saint Laurent on Friday for using Louboutin’s trademarked red sole on a YSL pump. (Reuters)

So Soon: Christie’s auction house announced that Elizabeth Taylor’s famed jewelry collection is set to be auctioned. (BBC)

Artist Remembered: Critics reflect on the legacy of Sidney Lumet, who died Saturday after a battle with Lymphoma at age 86. (Slate) (Wall Street Journal)

Bienvenue: Bernard Arnault, the chairman of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, was in Washington this weekend to accept an award from the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. He also met with President Obama. (WWD)

Marking History: Cities mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War’s start with reenactments and debate. (Washington Post) (Chicago Tribune)

John Lennon and Bob Marley Replaced: On the House Floor, Representative Donna Edwards (D-MD) read lyrics by the retired alternative rock band the White Stripes to convince legislators to avoid a government shutdown. (New York Magazine)

Classical Form: Anne Midgette reviews the multi-venue festival “The Stravinsky Project.” (Washington Post)

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