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    Rooms

    The rock musical "Rooms" is like a fresh, invigorating breeze. Not that the story about young rock artists who dream of fame is unusual.

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    AFTRA To Address FCC on Equal Opportunity

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has invited two leaders of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) to speak next week at politically vital hearings on equal employment opportunity (EEO).

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    Showing Your True Colors

    The fall colors are in, but we're not talking about fashions or foliage. Color headshots are steadily becoming more popular in the entertainment industry, already ubiquitous on the West Coast and now catching on here in the East.

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    Emmy-winning 'Muppet Show' Writer Jerry Juhl Dies

    Jerry Juhl, who was the head writer for "The Muppet Show" before he co-created "Fraggle Rock," has died. He was 67. Juhl, who died at a San Francisco hospital on Sept. 27, became the first full-time employee of Jim Henson Co. in 1961 after meeting Henson at a puppeteer's ...

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    Special Tony Award: Sarah Jones for Bridge & Tunnel

    By any measure, writer-performer Sarah Jones' Bridge & Tunnel skillfully captures the zeitgeist at this midpoint in the first decade of the 21st century.

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    An offshoot of the Center for Hip Hop Education,

    An offshoot of the Center for Hip Hop Education, the first Hip Hop Film Festival kicks off at UCLA Jan. 19. The free festival aims to capture the essence of urban hip-hop culture through documentaries and films about its history, the style of freelancing, graffiti art, and more. To our ...

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    Hayek Tackles Prejudice in New Film

    Racism in Los Angeles is a hot topic after the Oscar triumph of 'Crash', and it's back on the big screen this week in 'Ask the Dust', a new film starring Salma Hayek, who has fought her own battles against Hollywood prejudice.

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    Finding an American Ring of Truth

    Playing clinging, dependent women is a bit hard for contemporary New York-based actresses Margaret Colin and Ally Sheedy in Edna O'Brien's "Triptych."

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    ke Schambelan, the founder and co-artistic

    ke Schambelan, the founder and co-artistic director of Theater by the Blind in Manhattan, had a great day last week. A rehearsal for TBTB's next production, Hamlet, went well. Even better, when he got home that night, $5,000 was waiting for him in his mailbox. The signature on ...

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    Lass is More

    Men must find their inner femininity, not physical tricks, to play women.