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    "Titanic" Ties Oscar Record of 14 Noms

    "Titanic," the three-hour epic of the famous 1912 maritime disaster, has raked in a record-tying 14 Oscar nominations. Among its citations are best picture, actress (Kate Winslet), supporting actress (Gloria Stuart), and director (James Cameron). This past week it climbed the list of box-office hits to secure the No. 4 ...

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    Andrews Spurns Tony Nom, Spurs Media Circus

    Broadway veteran Julie Andrews' mantlepiece does not hold a Tony, and, as things looks now, it will remain that way. In a speech delivered from the stage of the Marquis Theatre after the May 8 Wednesday matinee of "Victor/Victoria," Andrews declined her Tony nomination for best actress in a

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    PLAYS

    The Fritz Theatre is seeking plays for its 8th Annual Fritz Blitz. For information call Christopher White at (619) 231-8384 or access www.fritztheater.com.

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    Spot Pact Talks Rev Up Feb. 14

    Negotiators for two of the nation's major performers' unions and television commercial producers will gather on Valentine's Day. But, to quote one union national president, "It won't be a love-in." They'll begin bargaining a new commercials contract which has brought members of the Screen Actors Guild ...

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    Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation to Sponsor Grants - Applications Available for ArtsCONNECT and ArtsEmerge

    The Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation has announced the immediate availability of 1999-2000 performing arts grants guidelines and applications for the foundation's ArtsCONNECT and ArtsEmerge

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    GEARWEAR SPOT

    Janet English (prod.) is accepting submissions for a swimwear commercial for GearWear. Shoots late Feb. There is pay.

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    Martha Graham Company in a Spin, Needs a Lift

    During her lifetime, modern dance choreographer Martha Graham was lauded by supporters who thought she was expanding terpsichorean possibilities, and denounced by detractors who thought she was destroying the art form's standards. But it wasn't until she died in 1991 that the controversies got truly ruinous, and in ...

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    Out on the Edge Festival Doubles the Fun

    The third annual Out on the Edge Together Festival is scheduled to take place April 29-May 30, and Paul Nagle, playwright/festival executive director, says the full month of programming means that this year's gathering is double the length of the first two

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    GIVE THEM A REASON TO HEAR YOU: CHOOSING THE RIGHT MATERIAL

    Countless thousands of songs have been written. You're going to do a cabaret show and you've got to pick a dozen of them. How do you choose? A song may be quite wonderful, but is it right for you? Or for your

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    SPOTLIGHT ON SUMMER TRAINING PROGRAMS: Design for Living - Interns take to the shops for stage design and tech.

    If you never got beyond hemming a skirt in home economics class or building a breadbox in shop, you have far to go toward a career in costume or set design. One way to make up for lost time is by taking on a summer internship. You have plenty to ...