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    Arts Alliance Fears Tax Reform's Cost Removing Charitable Deduction Could Strap Nonprofits

    With the November general election completed, the American Arts Alliance has set priorities for the 105th Congress, with particular concern that a federal tax system overhaul might greatly harm nonprofit arts

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    SAG, AFTRA Ready To Rumble

    SAG and AFTRA are gearing up for next Monday's launch of their nationwide strike against the TV and radio advertising industry. The unions are already planning rallies, marches, and picketing in Los Angeles, New York, and Chicago on May 1, the first day of the strike. Strike actions are ...

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    Faulty Tower Fines Recommended

    The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued four safety violations against Universal Builders Supply, the builder of the 700-foot Conde Nast scaffold that collapsed in the Times Square area on July 21. OSHA found that the scaffold had not been built in accordance with an engineer's ...

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    ACTORS' TAXES- How Can This Be?

    We in this consultants' office get absolutely no enjoyment out of having to tell a client at the end of our meeting that he owes, and owes big-time. What bothers us the most is when the actor had no clue that he would end up in this situation. It came ...

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    Performers Sail Into the Season: A Look at Performing in the Cruise Industry

    Cruise creators aim for the perfect floating environment. One cruise line even draws on the talents of the whole world: Its officers are quintessentially British; Filipinos and Pakistanis, admired for their domestic and mechanical prowess, are room stewards and take care of maintenance. Of course, the dining staff is

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    Musical "Flight" Wins 1999 Stanley Award

    "Flight," a new musical based on the life of millionaire-adventurer-recluse Howard Hughes, with music by James Scully and book and lyrics by Steve and Elise Seyfried, has won the 1999 Stanley Drama Award.

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    Cruise Line Panel--Don't Miss the Boat!

    "Hit the Deck!", a panel discussion on performing opportunities aboard cruise lines, will be presented by Back Stage on Wed., June 11, at Danny's Grand Sea Palace, 346 W. 46th

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    Ivo van Hove: A Dutch Director Does O'Neill

    Depending on viewpoint, director Ivo van Hove's "More Stately Mansions," opening at the New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW), Oct. 7, is either a profound re-examination of Eugene O'Neill's play or a Mel Brooks sendup of radical theatre, circa late-1960s. With its ad-hoc mixture of styles and sensibilities--from ...