Buzzing: George Lucas opens art museum

George Lucas opens art museum

Star Wars film-maker George Lucas said he wants to make space for all kinds of art as he broke ground on his new US$1-billion (S$1.3-billion) museum on Wednesday. The self-funded Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, which is expected to take four years to build, will showcase traditional and popular art, including animation, digital and comic art.

Harper Lee's estate disputes Broadway script of Mockingbird

It is not what To Kill A Mockingbird author Harper Lee wrote. That is the view of her estate, which has sued the producer of an upcoming Broadway adaptation, arguing that Aaron Sorkin's script deviates too much from the novel's plot about race relations in Depression-era United States.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 16, 2018, with the headline 'Buzzing'. Print Edition | Subscribe