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    New Musical Studio Extends Deadline

    Anticipating a deluge of submissions from aspiring composers and writers, the New Musical Studio/USA of St. Paul, Minn., has extended its deadline for entries until Wed., Nov.

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    Seven Filmmakers Chosen as Annenberg Fellows

    Sundance Institute has selected seven filmmakers as 2007 Annenberg Film Fellows, with each set to receive $10-$15,000 grants towards their upcoming films.

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    Even if you've lived in L.A. for just five

    Even if you've lived in L.A. for just five minutes, you probably know that the place for cool, hip, and sometimes strange theatre in the city is REDCAT, CalArts' downtown center for cutting-edge artists. The Skinny admits we scratched our heads over the abstract films of Apichatpong Weerasethakul ...

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    Nadia Owusu is acting in a short film, Jam

    Nadia Owusu is acting in a short film, Jam Session, and continues to develop her production company, Where's My Waitress.

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    'Tis the Season

    'Tis the season to be jolly—to give gifts, go to a holiday show, or drop by places of worship, especially if we haven't been there in a while. But amid all the holiday cheer, amid the candles and wafting mulling spices, perhaps we can also take a few ...

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    "THE KING OF COMEDY"

    Houston King (prod.) is accepting submissions for The King of Comedy, a sync-sound digital scene for UCLA Extension from the 1981 film. One-weekend shoot starts Feb. Meals provided. There is no pay.

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    AUDELCO's Honor African-American Theatre Achievements

    On Nov. 2, the 26th Annual Vivian Robinson AUDELCO Recognition Awards, the first and only awards dedicated exclusively to the achievement of African-Americans in Theatre, were presented at 8 pm in Aaron Davis Hall, at City College. This year's theme, "The power of the World," honored playwrights. The board ...

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    Mr. Bloomberg, You're On!

    Michael Bloomberg took himself—but not his controversial traveling podium—to Swing 46, the dance club in the theatre district, Mon., Aug. 13. Bloomberg was the headliner at a fundraiser for the theatre-related charity Early Stages, arranged by the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local One President Ed McConway ...

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    Health Help

    SAG and MPTF team up to assist uninsured actors.

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    ACTOR'S ACTORAlan Arkin

    All the DifferenceAlan Arkin is a man who refuses to compromise, whether it's in his career choices or in his daily performance choices as an actor. Trained in the theatre, Arkin was in the original company of Chicago's improvisational revue, Second City, an experience which led to his ...