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    Masur, Citing "Factionalism,' Seeks 3rd Term

    (BPI) LOS ANGELES-Launching his campaign for a third term as president of the Screen Actors Guild, Richard Masur lashed out at the "divisiveness and factionalism" that has split the guild's board in recent

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    Corporations Reduce, Refocus Arts Funding

    Not-for-profit organizations will receive less corporate funding this year, probably due to a drop in earnings growth, while company mergers are reshaping nationwide methods of giving. Too, philanthropy appears to be turning more toward education and away from other endeavors, such as the

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    Tonys Announce '97 Nom. Committee

    The Tonys have announced a new economy-sized nominating committee for 1997, boasting 28 members--a 100 percent increase from last year's 14-member

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    "I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE"

    Gary DeMattei (dir.) is accepting submissions for I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, a musical revue. Prod. Michael Smythe. Performances run through Jan. 7 at Theatre on San Pedro Square in San José. There is pay.

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    Casting Notice Policy

    The casting deadline is now Friday at 5 p.m. for the issue which hits newsstands on the following Thursday. Items may be mailed, faxed, or brought in person to Back Stage West, Attn: Casting, 5055 Wilshire Blvd., 5th flr., Los Angeles, CA 90036. Fax number: (323) 965-1340. Website: www ...

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    THE DOMINANT 7TH

    Musically speaking, the term "dominant seventh" refers to the note ti (as in, "...a drink like jam and bread"). Ti is the seventh note of the diatonic scale, and, like the famous song says, it's the one that "brings us back to do." In other words, it's a ...

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    ACTORS WE LOVE - T.K. Carter: Long Awaited

    At the center of the critically acclaimed HBO mini-series The Corner is a tough lesson exemplified by the life of addict and father Gary McCullough, played with heart-breaking honesty by T.K. Carter: Nice guys sometimes finish last. Carter's career exemplifies a more optimistic lesson: If you've got ...

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    Hearing on Doubling Copyright Fee

    The federal Copyright Office has proposed alternate copyright fee increases including raising the registration from $20 to $35 and $45, and charging up to $60 for a

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    Lim—n Dance Into Library for the Performing Arts

    The Josƒ Lim—n Dance Company will present a 50th anniversary program--a recreation its 1947 debut-- at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza, on Thurs., Jan. 9 at 5:30

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    NEA, in Double Kiss, Gets Ivey, Republican Help

    The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), which has withstood the past year's Congressional funding tug-o'-war with the flexibility of Plastic Man, received two boosts of support before legislators adjourned for the Memorial Day break: