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    Ferraro Should Make Senate Race More NEA-Friendly

    With Geraldine Ferraro's entering the U.S. Senate race this week, New Yorkers saw the campaign fires immediately begin blazing. But, while the competition will probably become scorching before election's end, there's one issue candidates won't be torching each other with: the National Endowment for the ...

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    OPEN MIKES 101: Everything a singer should know before stepping onto those little local stages.

    When I moved to Los Angeles several years ago, I knew exactly three people. I needed contacts; I needed new friends; I needed to check out the performance venues in L.A., and I needed to keep my performance chops up. So on the nights when I wasn't proving ...

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    Samuel French Clerk Pleads Not Guilty

    Former Samuel French, Inc. clerk Christopher Standart has pleaded not guilty to charges of embezzling $55,000 from the theatrical publisher. He was arraigned in New York Supreme Court on Fri., July

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    Humble Beginnings: A report from the edge of the Edge of the World Festival.

    The Edge of the World Festival was touted as 50 shows in 20 venues over eight days. For me, it was 13 shows in four venues over five days. In terms of reviewing, I was in charge of, for lack of a better phrase,

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    Option to Buy Belasco Theatre Being Considered

    The Belasco Theatre may not be on the block, but the 89-year-old, Shubert-owned house could find itself in new hands sometime in the near

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    Clinton Awards 1997 Arts Medals to Lansbury, Robards

    Angela Lansbury and Jason Robards are among 11 recipients of this year's National Medal of Arts. President Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton presented the awards on Sept. 29 on the South Lawn of the White

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    92nd Street Y Talks

    January's tasty lectures and readings by performing artists include Estelle Parsons and other guests discussing character actors, opening Leonard Lopate's "Comparing Notes" series on Tues., Jan. 13 at

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    ACTOR'S SINGER

    A Double LifeIf you're not a cabaret fan, you might recognize Karen Mason as the stand-by for Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard, a role she played more than 150 times on Broadway and in Los Angeles. Typically, when news of a stand-by is announced to a packed theatre, it ...

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    INDEPENDENT MEANS - Experience Required

    Since Pulp Fiction burst on the scene more than three years ago, its creator, Quentin Tarantino, has been hit by a string of criticism from both journalists and industry insiders alike. One area of Tarantino's accomplishments that is beyond reproach, however, is his willingness to take risks when it ...

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