Statues not far from Stalin World are in danger

The Guardian reports, from Vilnius, Lithuania: [On] the Green Bridge over the Neris river in Vilnius the approaches are dominated by monuments to heroic Soviet archetypes: soldiers, workers, farmers and students. But for how much longer? Plans to remove the badly corroded monoliths for repairs are proving highly controversial in Lithuania, particularly among the Russian-speaking minority… […]

Acoustical fears force cancellation of heavy metal concert at museum

Fear that the sonic effects of live heavy metal music* would destroy exhibits and perhaps part of the building led the Victoria and Albert Museum, in London, to cancel a scheduled performance by the musical group Napalm Death. The concert was scheduled to happen this Friday night, but now is not. Details are in The […]