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    DANCE DIARY - The Versatile Pacific Northwest Ballet

    Kent Stowell and Francia Russell, the husband-and-wife team who share artistic direction of Pacific Northwest Ballet, were recently recognized with a 1996 Dance Magazine Award for their contribution to the art. If the program we saw at City Center recently was any criterion, the two are more than worthy of ...

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    SAG to Honor Veteran Actor Kim Chan

    Screen Actors Guild/New York is honoring veteran character actor Kim Chan as a pioneer and mentor in the entertainment industry at the First Annual Asian Pacific Islander Event, recognizing performers of Asian heritage.

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    ANNUAL ACTING AWARDS AUGURY: A Back Stage West contest!

    It's that time again. Back Stage West invites our readers to predict the winners in the film acting categories of the three upcoming awards: the Screen Actors Guild, Spirit, and Academy Awards. The lucky entry with the most correct predictions will win a year's subscription to Back Stage ...

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    Correction

    The "NYC Fringe Festival Opens" story (Aug. 13, page 1) put John (Lypsinka) Epperson into the wrong play. He is featured in the world premiere of Patrick E. Horrigan's "Messages for Gary," not "All-Male Lives of Y2Gay-A Millennium Musical

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    ATA To Unions: Let's Cooperate, Not Discipline

    (BPI) LOS ANGELES-The Association of Talent Agents is urging the Screen Actors Guild and AFTRA not to begin disciplinary proceedings against agents suspected of supplying nonunion talent to commercial producers during the unions' strike against the advertising

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    ACTORS' DIALOGUE: Shirley Knight & Kaitlin Hopkins

    "All women become like their mothers-that is their tragedy," goes the famous line from The Importance of Being Earnest, but Kaitlin Hopkins wouldn't call it tragic that she's followed in the footsteps of her mother, the great veteran stage and screen actress Shirley Knight. Frustrating, perhaps-but then, her ...

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    True Confessions

    I HAVE BEEN A FAN OF PIANIST-SINGER RONNY Whyte for 20 years. When I was living in Philadelphia and coming to New York every weekend, my Friday evenings were often spent at whatever club or restaurant he was appearing at. In fact, last week marked the 365th time I've ...