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    Clinton Veto Threat Will Aid NEA

    An arts advocacy stalwart has predicted that President Clinton's veto threat will help the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) not only survive, but maintain its present funding

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    Robert Nachtmann,

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    New "State Fair" Equity Contract Drops Pay 50-75%

    Actors' Equity Association has specified a heavily reduced pay scale for the "potentially groundbreaking special agreement"--including wages, health and pension contributions--for "State Fair" 's controversial national

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    CENTERSTAGE: Commercial Appeal

    Call me naive, but I was surprised to see so many more people attending the commercials panels over the legit panels that were held as part of Back Stage's Actorfest the other week. Is it simply the financial reward that draws performers to TV commercials, or do some people ...

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    Manage This: Agents and managers are debating their evolving business like never before. What's in it for actors?

    Being able to say "talk to my manager" no doubt has its allure for many performers who see a personal manager on one's payroll (imagine having a payroll) as a sign of a career on the move. To others, a personal manager evokes images of self-indulgent nonsense on the ...

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    AFTRA Votes Shelby Scott 4th Term

    (BPI) LOS ANGELES-Shelby Scott has been re-elected to an unprecedented fourth term as national president of the American Federation of Television & Radio

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    "Elephant Man' 20th Anni.

    To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Tony-Award winning play "The Elephant Man," Kevin Jay Productions in association with The Theatre St. Clement's will revive the show for a limited run. From Sept. 2 to 25, a new generation of theatregoers and old fans will have the chance to ...

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    OBITUARIES

    Flora Roberts,