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    Bukowski and Popsicles

    Pirates?" I reply. "Is it recent?" I'm sitting across from one of the biggest directors in Hollywood, and he's trying desperately to remember the name of a film.

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    Have You Ever Choked During a Live Performance?

    "I played Pitti-Sing in "The Mikado."  As I was about to sing the second verse of 'The Executioner's Song,' I blanked. All I could remember was the third verse." -- Cami J. Kidder

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    Do It Yourself

    This week's issue has the theme of "Do It Yourself." And while actors certainly rely on others to succeed in their profession, there are many ways that actors can take matters into their own hands.

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    App-solutely Fabulous

    A few months ago, the Pantages Theatre quietly launched its newest "toy," an iPhone app that provides current information about what's playing at the theater, what's coming, how to attend, and more.

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    Back on Track, Mom to the Rescue

    "I consider myself an actress for life. So thanks for telling people not to worry, and if it's time, to just do it. The road to every acting gig is paved with fun, friendships, and love."

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    Jaspal Binning (Slideshow)

    Backstage member Jaspal Binning is a British Indian actor who moved to NYC to study acting at NYFA, and has recently joined the Flea Theater's The Bats. Binning is now starring in "Job" at the Flea Theater in New York.

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    Actor and Comic Courtney Davis on the Life Lesson She Learned from Improv (Slideshow)

    Backstage member Courtney Davis is a nonunion actor and standup comic who got her start in Austin, then moved to L.A. and later New York City with hopes of being on “SNL.”

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    Gettin' Ready Rag

    You only have a couple of weeks to get things done that could have a significant impact on your taxes for the past year.

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    McDonough Joins Equity Staff

    Marty McDonough has joined the Equity staff as its new business representative for stock, dinner theatre, and URTA contracts.

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    Behind the Screens: Film & TV Projects on the Horizon

    Some of the many film and television projects currently in development at the production companies, networks and studios.