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    Kennedy Center Honors Dee, Davis

    The legendary Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, actor-director-producer Warren Beatty, opera great Joan Sutherland, songwriter Elton John, and composer John Williams have been selected for the 27th annual Kennedy Center Honors.

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    Symphonie Fantastique

    Puppeteer Basil Twist's 1998 "Symphonie Fantastique" is back in a larger production at a new theatre, the opening offering of the new 199-seat theatre at Dodger Stages.

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    Little Steven Campaigns for Garage Rock in NY

    In the '80s, he campaigned against apartheid. On Saturday, Bruce Springsteen guitarist Little Steven furthered the cause of garage rock.

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    Annual Howl! Festival Celebrates Bohemian Past and Present

    To what extent there is a bohemian world today is arguable; if there is indeed one, defining it is even more problematic.

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    Submissions open for the 11th Annual SAG Awards Nominations

    Submissions for the 11th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations open Monday, August 16, 2004 and continue until 5:00 p.m. (PST), Thursday, November 11, 2004 it was announced today by SAG Awards Committee Chair Yale Summers.

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    The Patriot Acts

    "The Patriot Acts," presented by Alliance Repertory Company at the Alliance Theatre, 3204 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank. Thu.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 7 p.m. Aug. 6-29. $15. (800) 595-4849.

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    Welcome to New York: Where to Find Medical Care

    If you're a young, sturdy performer new to New York and feel that finding health care isn't important, you'll quickly learn the reality: Just read the trade news stories about the grave concerns that professional actors, singers, and dancers have about medical coverage. Even the major performers ...

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    'Fur' Flies for Morton in Arbus Role

    Samantha Morton is in negotiations to play Diane Arbus in a biopic of the seminal American photographer's life to be titled "Fur" and to be directed by Steven Shainberg.

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    Unions Praise Tax Credits

    The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) seemed to be nearly tap dancing for joy in New York this week, and with good reason.

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    Equity Awarded 'Springer' Musical

    Jurisdiction over the upcoming Broadway production of "Jerry Springer – The Opera" goes to Actors' Equity Association, according to a recent ruling by Theodore Bikel, president of the Associated Actors and Artistes of America (4As), the AFL-CIO body that resolves jurisdictional disputes arising among performers' unions.