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New Whitney design by Renzo Piano a game changer for museum

In this Tuesday, April 21, 2015 photo, workers rest on the steps of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. The Whitney opens the doors to its new home on May 1. The $422 million Renzo Piano-design is a game-changer for the museum. The 220,000-square-foot space, including 18,000 feet unencumbered by structural columns and 13,000 feet of outdoor terrace galleries, doubles its former home on the Upper East Side. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

NEW YORK (AP) — Street banners for weeks have teased: “Whitney, Unpacking in the Meatpacking, May 2015.”

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‘Young at heart’ composer John Kander readies ‘The Visit’

In this May 4, 2011 file photo, composer John Kander attends the Tony Awards Meet the Nominees Press Reception in New York. "The Visit," the musical Kander wrote with Fred Ebb that debuted in 2001 in Chicago, has made it to Broadway, and "Kid Victory," a musical he co-wrote with Greg Pierce, made its world premiere earlier this year in Washington, D.C., and is scheduled to play at New York's The Vineyard Theatre next fall. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, file)

NEW YORK (AP) — In John Kander’s Manhattan apartment there’s a framed poster on a wall with a blown up crossword puzzle clue.

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