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CARNEGIE HALL reopens its doors Monday for a concert by Frank Sinatra, followed on Tuesday by the official start of its 96th anniversary season, with concerts by pianist Daniel Barenboim and singer Marilyn Horne with the Orchestra of St. Luke's under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas. The hall was closed last May to restore its structural integrity, refurbish it inside and out, and add some amenities. BOSTON'S MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS opens its renovated Evans Wing tomorrow. Closed since 1982 for changes planned by the architectural firm of I.M. Pei & Partners, the wing houses the museum's collection of European and American paintings. Three days of special events are planned, and admission is free to the public through Sunday. SKETCHBOOKS OF PICASSO go on view Tuesday at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The exhibition, which contains 250 drawings, watercolors, and personal notations, has already been seen in New York and London. It remains in Los Angeles through Jan. 25 and then goes to San Francisco, Phoenix, Chicago, Fort Worth, Fort Lauderdale, Minneapolis, Boston, Toronto, and Montreal. MTV GOES TO EUROPE early next year, via satellite. A collaboration of MTV Networks, Viacom International, Mirror Group Newspapers, and British Telecom, the new music channel will be similar to the US version, but with a few alterations for European audiences. COMPACT DISK VIDEOS are the newest technology on the horizon. Prototype ``CDVs'' were demonstrated to major US record makers recently. Once again, as with the digital audio tapes (DAT) due out next spring, the recording industry expressed fears that the new technology may cut in on audio compact disk (CD) sales. SPRINGSTEEN'S new album, ``Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band Live/1975-1985,'' is the first in 10 years to debut at the No. 1 spot on Billboard's chart. The last album to grab the honor was Stevie Wonder's ``Songs in the Key of Life'' (1976).

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