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    Variety's Archerd to End Storied Hollywood Column

    Veteran journalist Army Archerd, whose celebrity column in entertainment trade paper Daily Variety has been a Hollywood fixture for 52 years, plans to bid "Good Morning" to readers for the last time on Sept. 1, the publication said on Thursday.

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    Fall Semester Starts At mtvU

    Viacom's college network mtvU on Monday announced its fall lineup, which includes a high-profile roster of "Stand In" college "professors," such as Martha Stewart and Kanye West, and a new series titled "Does This Look Infected?"

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    Kingsley Preps for 'Oliver Twist'

    Ben Kingsley prepped for the part of the villain Fagin in "Oliver Twist" -- but not by poring over the director's collection of Jewish cockney tape recordings.

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    Love Is in the Air

    If you like mime, you might be lightly charmed for an hour by this fluffy live dance styled as a silent movie (replete with title cards).

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    Closer Than Ever

    Songwriters David Shire and Richard Maltby Jr. raised the bar for the musical revue format with their 1989 show "Closer Than Ever."

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    For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf

    Designers Ulric O'Flaherty and Frantz Emmanuel combine their talents to create an ideal environment for Ntozake Shange's explosive, comic, and tragic "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf."

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    State Cracks Down on Talent Agencies

    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger last week signed state Sen. Kevin Murray's (D-L.A.) Senate Bill 184, which will raise the surety bond talent agencies must deposit with the labor commissioner from $10,000 to $50,000. Sponsored by the Screen Actors Guild, the new law is designed to help protect ...

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    Nathan Lane Goes Off-Broadway

    The actor who will star in a Broadway revival of "The Odd Couple" this fall has stepped into "Dedication or The Stuff of Dreams," a new Terrence McNally play.

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    Philadelphia, Here I Come!

    In Brian Friel's 1964 play "Philadelphia, Here I Come!," as the taciturn Gareth O'Donnell spends his last night in the small village of Ballybeg, where he grew up.

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    Jeff Citations Celebrate Three-Way Tie

    "You can't have too much of a good thing" was the reigning philosophy at the 32nd annual Jeff Citations, which honor excellence in Chicago's nonunion theatre.