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Arts Post It: Winners Share Helen Hayes Awards; Dior Visits Moscow

‘S Marvelous: The Helen Hayes Awards put on a good show where (almost) everyone was a winner. “Candide” and “Oklahoma!” shared top honors and honoree Tommy Tune thrilled with a rendition of George Gershwin’s “‘S Wonderful.” (Washington Post)

From Russia with Luxe: On Thursday, “Inspiration Dior” opens at Moscow’s Pushkin Museum, an exploration of the House of Dior’s 64-year history. The opening coincides with the unveiling of Dior’s redesigned boutique on Moscow’s Stoleshnikov Lane. (WWD)

High Art: Three Nepalese climbers will place 34-by-14-inch acrylic paintings at the top of Mount Everest, the first art installation ever on the peak. (USA Today)

Balancing Budgets: The Philadelphia Orchestra is planning steps toward financial solvency in the wake of its recent bankruptcy filing. (Business Week)

Bombshell Appeal: The 58-year-old Catalina Island Museum is broadening its appeal with a new Marilyn Monroe exhibit in August and “Yesterday and Today: The Beatles and Eric Clapton as Photographed by Pattie Boyd,” which opens next week. (Los Angeles Times)

Theatrical Progress: Ford’s Theatre announced the five-year “Lincoln Legacy Project” initiative, which aims to mount one play each season that highlights tolerance and social issues. (Washington Post)


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