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    A.R.T./NY Moves More Mellon Money

    Bloomberg Ups $500,000 Round-Two Grants By Another $200,000

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    By any number of collaborations over the years, co

    By any number of collaborations over the years, connect the names of two performers or creators who have never worked together, and receive a Back Stage West T-shirt. Weekly winners are chosen by the creativity, cleverness, and brevity of their connections.

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    "Cats' Stamp Unveiled

    An unexpected-and yes, theatre-icon of the 1980s was honored on Wed., Jan 12, when the United States Postal Service unveiled a new commemorative postage stamp featuring the Broadway musical "Cats." The ceremony was held at the Winter Garden Theatre, where the smash musical is still playing. It's part of ...

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    ACTORS' TAXES: Same Time, This Year - Since the Y2K bug failed to wipe out the IRS computer system, it's once again time for taxes.

    Wow, we made it! And, of course, as predicted, the Earth opened up, continents were swamped with giant tidal waves, Jupiter collided with Mars, Los Angeles slid into the Pacific Ocean, and the Dow-Jones plummeted to pre-1900 numbers. Unfortunately-and the saddest news of all is-the Internal Revenue Service withstood all ...

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    Congress Raises NEA Budget to $122.5M

    It's a far cry from the $87 billion Congress approved for Iraq and Afghanistan, but the federal lawmakers have seen fit to raise funding for the NEA to $122.5 million.

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    Tools of the Trade With a wide variety of classes available on digital filmmaking, aspiring filmmakers can learn everything from the basics to the details.

    Everyone has his or her own story to tell, and actors have a lot of them, notes Patrick DiRenna, co-owner of Digital Film Academy. "Actors are surprising resources of good stories," he says. "They've got life stories, acting stories, experiences they've been through. Actors who are finding that ...

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    'Just Shoot Me' Star Gets New TV Pilot

    After seven seasons as the fast-living fashion maven Nina Van Horn on "Just Shoot Me," Wendie Malick is finally getting a chance to show off her maternal side.

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    BTI Awards

    Rosemary Harris will host the annual presentation of The Broadway Theater Institute's Awards for Excellence in Theater on Mon., May 8, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Club New York, 252 West 43rd St.,

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    Barbara Cook Honored

    Barbara Cook will be honored with its 2002 Lifetime Achievement Award at New Dramatists 53rd Annual Benefit Luncheon, on May 14 at the New York Marriott Marquis. Hal Prince will present the award.

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    Sondheim Fête Directors Announced

    The president of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Michael M. Kaiser, recently announced the four directors and six musicals chosen for The Sondheim Celebration, a Kennedy Center production of works written and composed by Stephen Sondheim. Performances will take place throughout the spring and summer of ...