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    L.A. Auditions at a Glance

    Culled from the hundreds of casting notices listed daily on BackStage.com, below are this week's audition highlights, organized by West Coast and by the day the auditions are being held.

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    Lindsay Lohan Admits Drug Use, Bulimia Battle

    Teen actress Lindsay Lohan said dabbling in drugs and battling bulimia pushed her close to emotional and physical collapse.

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    Disney to Buy Pixar for $7.4 Billion

    The Walt Disney Co on Tuesday said it has agreed to acquire Pixar Animation Studios in a $7.4 billion all-stock transaction.

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    Laura Dern, Ben Harper Wed in Los Angeles

    Laura Dern and her longtime musician boyfriend Ben Harper were married Friday in a sunset ceremony filled with Christmas decorations.

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    Film and TV Biz Coping with NYC Transit Strike

    A crippling bus and subway strike is causing headaches for film producers on tight schedules.

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    Desert Hop, Agent Swap

    I'm 20 years old and live in Ventura, Calif., with my family. I have been acting for five years, and after next spring I want to really focus on my film career. My best friend wants me to move with him to Arizona, because it's cheaper than here ...

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    James Dean Museum to Close in December

    A museum chronicling the short life of "Rebel Without a Cause" star James Dean will close Dec. 31.

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    Getting organized

    Your scene partner asks if you'll go to her standup gig on Saturday night. You see no notation in your portable planner indicating another commitment, so you say yes. Later on you realize you just gave away your last free Saturday night of the month. Had you known that ...

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    On Thurs. Dec. 8, Back Stage and Warner

    On Thurs. Dec. 8, Back Stage and Warner Independent Pictures sponsored a free screening of George Clooney's 1950s drama Good Night and Good Luck at the AMC Empire Theatre on 42nd Street and Eighth Ave. Cast members David Strathairn, Frank Langella, and Patricia Clarkson spoke about the film and ...

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    Review: 'Endgame'

    If you're not much acquainted with Samuel Beckett, there's much to enjoy in Test Market's current production ofEndgame.