Last week in culture, we experienced loss in different ways -- beloved writer Nora Ephron passed away, a ballet legend left the States, and another celebrity couple dissolved. Click on for more from the week.

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  • FILE - Actor Tom Cruise and his wife Katie Holmes pose during a photo-call for the world premiere of their new film "Knight and Day" at the Lope de Vega theatre in Seville, Spain on Wednesday June 16, 2010. Cruise and Homes are calling it quits after five years of marriage. Holmes' attorney Jonathan Wolfe said Friday June 29, 2012 that the couple is divorcing, but called it a private matter for the family. (AP Photo/Toni Rodriguez)

  • Deborah Clark of Washington, cools off by dipping her feet in the fountain of the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden as a duck swims, Friday, June 29, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

  • British artist Marc Quinn's art work, "Burning Desire" is exhibited in front of the Monte Carlo Casino, Friday, June 29, 2012 in Monaco."Burning Desire" takes part to the exhibition "The Littoral Zone" at the Oceanographic museum of Monaco, running until October 15, featuring Marc Quinn's paintings, sculptures and installations. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

  • A letter written by German composer Ludwig van Beethoven is pictured Wednesday, June 27, 2012 in Baltimore after it was used as evidence in federal court against presidential memorabilia collector Barry Landau, who was sentenced to seven years in prison for stealing thousands of documents from historical societies and libraries. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)

  • An auction house client inspects the Guido Reni's painting, titled: ' David with the head of Goliath', ahead of an upcoming sale in London, Friday, June 29, 2012. The painting will be part of Sotheby's July 4 sale of 'Old Master & British Paintings'. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

  • Visitors view Michael Heizer's "Levitated Mass" at the LA County Museum of Art in Los Angeles, on Sunday, June 24, 2012. Thousands showed up as the gigantic work was revealed on the musuem's rear lawn, where it is intended to remain forever. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

  • A man dressed in colonial era clothing and wearing handkerchiefs representing the colors of the political parties of the time, sings while taking part in the annual San Pedro Parranda in Guatire, Venezuela, Friday, June 29, 2012. The celebration is believed to have originated in the 19th century by the black slave Maria Ignacia, who believed that San Pedro or Saint Peter had answered her prayers and began singing and dancing through the town as she had promised if the saint granted her the miracle of healing her daughter. Today residents carry on the tradition, mostly men, who take to the streets with maracas, singing folk songs dedicated to San Pedro. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

  • In this June 28, 2012 photo provided by American Ballet Theatre, Angel Corella, right, performs with Paloma Herrera in "Swan Lake" at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York. This was Corella's final performance after 17 years at the ABT, before returning to Spain to focus full-time on the company he founded and directs, Barcelona Ballet.

  • Nepalese farmers dance as they celebrate "Asar Pandhra", or the festival of planting rice, in Pokhara, about 200 kilometers (125 miles) west of Katmandu, Nepal, Friday, June 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

  • Belly dancers Angela Petry, left, and Jennifer Carpenter-Peak, both of Washington, dance outside the Supreme Court in Washington,Thursday, June 28, 2012, in Washington, as part of a demonstration as the Supreme Court is expected to rule on President Barack Obama's health care law. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

  • Myanmar traditional artist troupe performs during a ceremony to mark the 130th anniversary of the birth of the country's legendary dancer Po Sein at the National Theater on Sunday, June 24, 2012, in Yangon, Myanmar. (AP Photo/Khin Maung Win)

  • This 1962 yearbook image released by Wellesley College shows Nora Ephron, editor of the Wellesley News in the newsroom at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Mass. Ephron died Tuesday, June 26, 2012, of leukemia in New York. She was 71. (AP Photo/Wellesley College)

  • British actor Helen Mirren, center, poses for photographers together with her husband, American director and producer Taylor Hackford, right, and Karlovy Vary International Film Festival president Jiri Bartoska, left, prior to the opening ceremony of the festival in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic, Friday, June 29, 2012. Mirren will be awarded with the Crystal Globe during the opening ceremony for her extraordinary contribution to the world cinematography. (AP Photo/CYK, Vit Simanek) SLOVAKIA OUT

  • A Nepalese man reacts after catching a fish during a competition as people celebrate "Asar Pandhra", or the festival of planting rice, in Pokhara, about 200 kilometers (125 miles) west of Katmandu, Nepal, Friday, June 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

  • A Pakistani ranger stands near an Indian Border Security Force soldier during an annual festival at Chamliyal post at the India-Pakistan border 42 kilometers (26 miles) south of Jammu, India, Thursday, June 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)

  • Workers build the stage construction which depicts a giant sand dune for the opera 'I Lombardi alla prima crociata' (The Lombards on the First Crusade) by Giuseppe Verdi for the Domstufen open air festival in front of the Mariendom (Cathedral of Mary) in Erfurt, central Germany, Tuesday, June 26, 2012. The 70 cathedral steps which run between the architectural ensemble of the Cathedral of St. Mary and the Church of St. Severus will be transformed into a festival stage. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

  • In this image released by the Royal Opera house in London, Monday, June 25, 2012 show the cast of the opera Les Troyens, taken on Friday, June 22, 2012. The version by director David McVicar which premiered Monday, June 25 marks the first time the company has performed the full opera in 40 years. It's an official event of the London 2012 Festival being held in conjunction with the Olympics _ and set designer Es Devlin is also designing the closing ceremony for the Games. (AP Photo/Bill Cooper, Royal Opera House)

  • U.S singer Rihanna performs on stage at the Radio One Hackney Music Festival in Hackney marshes, east London, Sunday June 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)

  • The Choir of the Westminster Abbey, directed by James O'Donnel, right, perform during a concert of Sacred Choral Music, in the St. Mary Major basilica, in Rome, Wednesday, June 27, 2012. The Westminster Abbey Choir, the world-renowned chorus which last year performed at the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, will join the Sistine singers at a special papal Mass on Friday in St. Peter's Basilica, a historic event seen as a perfect symbol of Christian harmony _ after centuries of discord. It's the first time in its 500-plus year history that the pope's personal choir will be accompanied by another chorus, let alone one that comes from the breakaway Anglican Church. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

  • This undated image released by Jim Randolph Media Relations shows, standing from left, Alex Wyse, Claire Neumann, Wade McCollum, Shelley Thomas and Lindsay Nicole Chambers, in a scene from "Triassic Parq The Musical," performing off-Broadway at The SoHo Playhouse in New York. (AP Photo/Jim Randolph Media Relations, Carol Rosegg)

  • Felix Pesce of team "Splat!" dives into the muddy waters during LUVMUD ISLAND 2012 5k race Saturday, June 23, 2012, at Greenbelt Park in Memphis, Tenn. Festivities also included a costume contest, music and food. The mud race benefits Habitat for Hope, a local charity that supports, serves and cares for families facing the serious illness of a child. (AP Photo/The Commercial Appeal, Mark Weber)

  • Lana Del Rey performs at Radio 1's Hackney Weekend at Hackney Marshes, London Sunday June 24, 2012. About 100,000 are expected to attend the concert over the weekend. In excess of 250,000 people applied for tickets for the two-day festival, with most reserved for people from the neighboring Olympic boroughs. (AP Photo/Ian West/PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE

  • Musician Marc Anthony applauds as President Barack Obama speaks during an campaign concert at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater, Tuesday, June 26, 2012, in Miami Beach. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

  • This theater publicity photo released by Jim Randolph Media Relations shows, from left, Gretchen Hall and Leslie Hendrix in a scene from "7th Monarch," a play by Jim Henry currently performing off-Broadway at Theatre Row in New York. (AP Photo/Jim Randolph Media Relations, Carol Rosegg)

  • This June 21, 2012 photo released by Starpix shows actors Dwight Henry, left, and Quvenzhane Wallis at the BAMcinemaFest 2012 Spotlight Screening of Fox Searchlight Pictures and Cinereach "Beasts of the Southern Wild," at the Brooklyn Academy of Music theaters in New York. The film stars newcomers Wallis and Henry and was directed by Benh Zeitlin. (AP Photo/Starpix, Dave Allocca)

  • South Korean actor No Min-woo gestures on the red carpet prior to the closing ceremony of the Shanghai International Film Festival at Shanghai Grand Theater Sunday June 24, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

  • British musician and composer Damon Albarn performs a scene with Paul Hilton who plays John Dee, right, from his new opera 'Dr Dee', about a fall from grace of a mathematician and astrologer of the Elizabethan age, which is co-directed by Rufus Norris, during a dress rehearsal, Monday, June 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)

  • Israeli Holocaust survivor and beauty pageant contestant, Estee Lieber, 74, dances with Jenia Schwartzbart, 89, (R) during the beauty pageant, on June 28, 2012 in Haifa, Israel. During the pageant, the twenty women competing, between 74 to 90 years of age, shared Holocaust stories witht he audience. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

  • Dancers perform 'Landform' during the Bangarra Dance Theatre 'Terrain' photo call at The Arts Centre Playhouse on June 28, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. The 'Terrain' world premiere season kicks off in Melbourne July 29. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

  • Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi looks a Dutch Vincent Van Gogh's painting as she visits the Orsay museum, in Paris, on June 28, 2012. Myanmar's democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi is near the end of her triumphant Europe tour in France. THIBAULT CAMUS/AFP/GettyImages

  • Festival goers watch George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic performing during the first day of the Hop Farm music festival in Paddock Wood, Kent, on June 29, 2012. BEN STANSALL/AFP/GettyImages