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Wednesday’s Art Notes

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Two reindeer lock horns in the main hall of Berlin’s Hamburger Bahnhof museum for contemporary art, part of ‘Soma’, an installation by Belgian artist Carsten Hoeller on November 3, 2010. The installation, which invites participants to spend a night in the museum on an elevated bed surrounded by live reindeer and birds, will open November 5 and run until February 6, 2011. One night for two costs 1,000 euros. Photo by John MacDougall/ AFP/ Getty Images

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Chinese authorities plan to demolish the Shanghai studio of artist Ai Weiwei, via CNN.

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Craftsmen rush to finish as much work on Antoni Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia cathedral in Barcelona, ahead of a weekend visit and consecration by the Pope, via The Independent.

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Former President Bill Clinton opines on Lil Wayne’s forthcoming release from jail, via The New York Times’ ArtsBeat.

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Shannon Tavarez, an 11-year-old Broadway performer who appeared as the young Nala in “The Lion King” this year, has died in New York after a battle with leukemia, via The New York Times.

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More than 60 Broadway actors, writers and directors contribute a video of their testimonies to the ‘It Gets Better Project.’

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Circus, a new series on PBS about life both in the ring and out of the spotlight for the performers in the Big Apple Circus, begins tonight.

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