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    NYSCA Conducts Economic Study

    When Earle I. Mack assumed the chairmanship of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) last March, he stressed his belief in the arts as "cultural commerce." When Nicolette Clarke came on in August as NYSCA executive director, she noted that Mack and the council had encouraged her ...

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    Deadlines Approach!

    Deadlines are fast approaching for a range of grants to benefit performing artists. Due dates and grants

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    World Trade Center Rings in 1999 - With Winter Wonderland Program

    The World Financial Center Arts & Events Program's "Winter 1999" brings in the new year with a variety of visual arts, dance, silent films, live music, and other exciting

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    Eligibility Ends By June 1998

    Actors' Equity Association is sticking to its plan of eliminating actors' eligibility status within a year. The union has specifically informed producers that eligibility will be terminated by June

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    Will Disney's Divesting Include Theatre? Sale of Fairchild Pubs Stirs Speculation on Fate of Non-Core Entities

    The Walt Disney Company's probable sale of its Fairchild Publications division to Cond Nast for nearly $650 million has fueled further speculation on the fate of Disney's "non-core" industries, which constitute all those other than film, television, and theme parks. The company's ownership of three Broadway musicals ...

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    Carpenter Wins Blackburn Award

    Bridget Carpenter has won the top Susan Smith Blackburn Award of $10,000 for her play "Fall," about an adolescent girl. Carpenter, a member of New Dramatists, is 30, New York-born, and now based in Los Angeles. "Fall" will have its first full production at Trinity Repertory Company, in Providence ...

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    LONDON CALLING

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    SPINELLI

    If the wind-up of Dan Riley's philosophical, satirical, teleological (and, yes, theological) theatrical conundrum equalled its buildup, we would have a lollapalooza of a play here. And it is that—for about three-quarters of its course, until we must face the fact that playwright Riley's vaulting ambition confronts ...

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    DON'T PAY TO PLAY.