Exhibit explores Dali-Picasso link
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. » The Salvador Dali Museum in Florida is opening a Pablo Picasso exhibit that includes paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture.
It’s called "Picasso/Dali, Dali/Picasso," and it explores the rivalry and inspiration between the two famous Spanish artists. Dali was a young, adoring fan when he met Picasso in Paris in 1926, by which time the older artist had claimed his fame. The exhibit opens Saturday and runs through Feb. 15.
The exhibit then will travel to the Museu Picasso in Barcelona, for exhibition March 19- June 28.
Broadway to welcome kids for free
NEW YORK » Forget paying for a baby sitter. Why not take the kids to Broadway?
Theater-loving parents early next year will get a financial break with the annual program that lets children and teens ages 6-18 see a Broadway shows for free when accompanied by a full-paying adult. This year the offer is good for shows from Jan. 9 to 15.
The shows participating are "Aladdin," "Beautiful — The Carole King Musical," "Chicago," "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time," "A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder," "Honeymoon in Vegas," "If/Then," "Jersey Boys," "Kinky Boots," "Les Miserables," "The Lion King," "Mamma Mia!" "Matilda the Musical," "The Phantom of the Opera," "On the Town," "Pippin," "Rock of Ages," "Side Show" and "Wicked."
Tickets to participating shows will be available beginning Wednesday.
The program was introduced Tuesday by Judith Light and Tony Danza, former co-stars on the sitcom "Who’s the Boss?" Light has won two Tony Awards since the show ended, and Danza is about to star on Broadway in "Honeymoon in Vegas."
Danza credited one of his high school teachers with changing his life when he took him to Broadway shows including "A Day in the Death of Joe Egg" and "West Side Story." Said Danza, "It does have the ability to influence a kid."
Some Broadway shows currently on tour will also participate, including "Newsies" in Pittsburgh on Nov. 25 and "Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella" on Tuesday in West Palm Beach, Fla. Kids’ Night events will be held in 240 venues across the country. For more information visit www.kidsnightonbroadway.com.