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    "Titanic" Sails Into Oscar Record Books

    "Titanic" didn't crash into the record for most Oscars won, but tied it, winning 11 statuettes from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Mon., March 23. The epic about the 1912 maritime disaster will now be forever linked with the previous record-holder, 1959's "Ben-Hur" which ...

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    Election Finds NEA Safer But Not Saved

    John Frohnmayer, former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) under George Bush, warned in April that, if the Republicans kept control of Congress after the 1996 general election, the NEA probably was doomed. If a Republican President was also elected, it certainly was a

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    Reminiscing With a Rebel

    "The artist has to be a bastard," once wrote the maverick choreographer Anna Sokolow. Who is Anna Sokolow? And what can today's young terps learn from our recent visit with this dear, old lady? Sokolow is a living embodiment of the history of modern dance and is venerated as ...

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    Openings

    THURSDAY, DEC.

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    THE AFRICAN COMPANY PRESENTS RICHARD III

    Difficult though it might be to imagine from this distant perspective of our own relatively enlightened times, America's past can reveal some egregious historical examples of brutal exploitation of the poor and weak by the rich and strong, from slavery and repressive racialism to the predatory practices of unregulated ...

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    New Irish American Theatre Formed

    New York City has its share of theatre companies devoted to producing Irish classics and plays by contemporary sons of Erin. But a fledgling troupe has added new meaning to the phrase "Irish-American

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    Judi Dench

    Almost Famous

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    Musicians Sore About Tonys

    The Tony Award Administration Committee members have determined that something can be old and still be "new," that musicians aren't necessary for something to be a "musical," and that two actors are not the same as one-this year, at

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