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    UP AGAINST THE WIND

    The life and crimes of Tupac Shakur. Anthony Mackie stars.

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    What's My Line?

    What Julie Ashton is looking for is quick thinking, fast responses, a willingness to jump into anything, and the ability to be realistic and convincing in the most outrageous of situations.

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    Networks Make Final Pilot Orders

    Josh Gad, Roseanne Barr, Mindy Kaling, Becki Newton, Sarah Silverman, Rebel Wilson, Reba McEntire and more lead this season's pilots.

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    'Tis the Season to Get Prepared

    Acting opportunities slow down during the holiday season. You should use some of this available time to get started compiling your tax data. Better preparation leads to a larger refund, and most performers can always use more income.

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    Beat Them to the Punch

    Since I was a child, all I ever dreamed about was being an actor. And like all actors, my dream has always been to do a film that I can be proud of for the rest of my life.

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    Letter from the Editor

    Back Stage's staff is always trying to come up with fresh editorial concepts and, above all, present helpful, actionable information for actors and other performing artists. With that in mind, we present our first-ever List Issue, which, as the title suggests, is all things lists.

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    Sickle at Heart

    As a professional (union) actor, as well as a longtime reader of Back Stage (ever since it was Drama-Logue), I was so bothered by your July 16 essay, "Bukowski and Popsicles," that I was compelled to send this reply.

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    Print Fizzles, Video Sizzles

    The latest crop of dance books and recordings includes the DVD of a fascinating 2009 film about Meredith Monk, as well as less-interesting books on pedagogy, technique, and career building.

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    Backstage Member Aurelia Scheppers Wants to Play Strong Women (Slideshow)

    Backstage member Aurelia Scheppers, who started her career with a small role in in Roger Corman’s “Dinocroc vs. Supergator” for the Syfy channel, says she wants to play more strong women.

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    LETTERS: SAG Subheads Objections

    Implications and innuendoes seem to be taking up space in Back Stage lately. For example, the subheadline of the Jan. 15 article about the SAG/NY runoff election, "Election Ballot Mailing Deadline Set After Craig Threatens Lawsuit" seems to imply that one event caused the other. Similarly, the sentence, "The ...