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    Cabaret's Intimacy Tips Fundraising Scale

    Cabaret star Steve Ross and actress Frances Sternhagen recently drew 200 people to a fundraiser to restore a Westchester church. The performers' dedication epitomizes cabaret's nature and its unique value as a fundraising

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    Madison, Wisc. Lands $50M for New Arts District

    The city of Madison, Wisconsin has been promised $50 million for the construction of a new arts district in its downtown area. Its benefactor is the Overture Foundation, a philanthropic group whose chairman happens to have a history of cultural involvement with the

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    CENTERSTAGE: Finding the Shoe That Fits

    I needed to buy a new pair of running shoes. I went into one of the sports stores near my house but was surprised and overwhelmed by the number of makes and models available. I tried on a few pairs that caught my eye, but couldn't make up my ...

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    VOTER - Don Nelson's Busy Year

    Between Sept. 1, 1996 and Aug. 31, 1997, 250 theatre productions in Los Angeles County registered for Ovation consideration. Ovation voter Don Nelson saw 202 of them. Roughly calculating, that means Nelson saw an average of four shows a week--sometimes all on the weekend, in various matinees and occasional morning ...

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    Critic's Picks

    - ACME Schmacme, presented by and at the ACME Comedy Theatre, 135 N. La Brea Ave., Hollywood. Through July 25. (213)

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    Unfinished Silvercup Adds "Riverside' to TV Schedule

    "Riverside," ABC-TV's hour-long, second season replacement series for January, has begun production at Silvercup Studios East, even before the facility's five new soundstages have been completed. "Riverside," set in a fictional New York City hospital, joins "Now and Again," the new primetime dramatic series produced by Paramount for ...

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    GOD'S GIFT: Acting is in F. Murray Abraham's bones, but he still takes it with a grain of salt.

    If any actor belies the myth of the overnight success, it must be F. Murray Abraham, who received a Best Actor Oscar for his searing performance as Salieri in 1984's Amadeus but soon returned to the grind of being a busy character actor onstage and in films and

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    "CHAN"

    Mike Closson (dir.) is accepting submissions for Chan, a 16mm film for Chapman University. Six-day shoot starts Mar. Copy and credit provided. There is no pay.

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