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    This week, Southern Californians have a rare

    This week, Southern Californians have a rare opportunity to see living legend Maya Angelou in concert, reciting her poetry, singing, and speaking during a one-night-only concert in Santa Barbara. Though best-known for her poetry, Angelou has appeared in Off-Broadway productions and films such as How To Make an American Quilt ...

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    ACROSS 1 Operators will ask you

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    aving played ingénues through grannies,

    aving played ingénues through grannies, with generations of fans stopping her to express their adoration, Shirley Jones could be a major diva. Instead she continues to ply her craft like a working-class actor. Whatever project she's in, she makes certain she is prepared, respectful of her directors, supportive of ...

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    CLO Day Declared in Pittsburgh

    In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, the Pittsburgh City Council voted to declare Tue., Feb. 21, CLO Day.

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    Rising Like a Phoenix

    You wouldn't know it by looking at its current season, but Phoenix Theatre Ensemble is just getting started. It was only October 2004 when the company mounted its first show, but in the next seven months it will offer six new productions, the return of a previous play, and ...

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    Negotiations between the Canadian actors' union

    Negotiations between the Canadian actors' union the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists and U.S. producers broke off last week, with performers threatening to strike over the producers' demand for steep pay cuts on U.S. shoots in the country. According to ACTRA, producers have proposed reductions ...

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    In New Book, Denzel Gives Credit to Mentors

    Denzel Washington says his path to becoming an Academy Award-winning actor was paved by people like an English teacher and a barber he knew as a child.

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    Open Wider the Stage Door

    Lisandra left an abusive family and grew up in foster homes and on the streets. Now she's at community college and pursuing her dream of being an actor. I met her last January while serving as a guest artist in Albuquerque, N.M., at Working Classroom, a program that ...

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    Letter

    n your story on the decision by SAG to support FTAC's petition ["SAG Split on Runaway Fix," by Lauren Horwitch, Sept. 20, 2007], Ms. Horwitch neglected to include one additional piece of information related to the tax implications of what Canada is doing to pay the "bill" of reimbursing ...

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    'Sunshine,' 'Departed' Win Writers Guild Awards

    Road comedy "Little Miss Sunshine" and crime thriller "The Departed" won top film awards from the Writers Guild of America on Sunday, setting up a showdown at the Oscars in two weeks.