Thursday’s Art Notes

BY Molly Finnegan  December 23, 2010 at 10:41 AM EST

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Afghan National Army (ANA) officers perform the Afghan folk dance ‘Atan’ during a graduation ceremony at Ghazi Military Training Center in Kabul on December 22, 2010. Photo by Shah Marai/ AFP/ Getty Images

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“Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” is set to resume performances Thursday on Broadway, after labor officials spent Wednesday making precautions to better ensure the safety of the actors and stunt-performers in the show, via the Associated Press.

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On Wednesday, the Washington Post reported that Nancy Pelosi had tapped Steven Spielberg to help revamp the PR strategy for the democratic party, but a spokesman for the director denied that, via The Washington Post.

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If you’re traveling for the holiday, you may get the chance to appreciate some better-than-average airport art, via CNN.

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Steampunk goes commercial just in time for Christmas, via The New York Times.

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These not-starving artists turn food into inspiration for their projects, via The Philadelphia Inquirer.