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    Flipzoids

    "Flipzoids," presented by FASGI and RCIG Productions at the Marilyn Monroe Performance Space at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, 7936 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A. Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 3 & 8 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m. Sep. 16-Oct. 9. $13-18. (323) 960-7829.

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    AFTRA Losses Lower in FY05

    The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists lost fewer members during the 2005 fiscal year than it did the previous fiscal year, according to a report filed by the union with the U.S. Department of Labor, a sign that the ire over AFTRA's 2003 dues increase may ...

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    Screenwriter Helped Mel Cut to the Chase

    For Farhad Safinia, Mel Gibson's screenwriter and co-producer on "Apocalypto," it all began with a love for chase scenes.

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    New Plays Explore Variety of Black Life

    Four world premieres of plays that provide a broad view of life among American blacks are being offered.

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    SOUTHLAND STAGES

    Having just finished her June run in the comedy Christmas on Mars at The Old Globe in San Diego, Colette Kilroy says she had planned "to play with my kids the rest of the summer." But then Douglas Steinberg's script for Nighthawks, being produced at the Kirk Douglas Theatre ...

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    the advent of high-tech recording, commercial

    the advent of high-tech recording, commercial producers would gather actors, singers, announcers, and musicians in a crowded studio and make broadcast magic. With the exploding popularity of television in the 1950s, the field expanded rapidly. Animation voiceover—commercial voiceover's wild-and-wacky country cousin—emerged in the late 1920s with the ...

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    'Good Vibrations,' Closing Sunday

    "Good Vibrations," the Beach Boys musical, will close Sunday after a disappointing three-month Broadway run.

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    Sci-fi Director Takes Wheel of 'Spy Hunter'

    Sci-fi filmmaker Paul W.S. Anderson has signed on to direct and relaunch Universal Pictures' action project, which is based on Midway Games' popular 1980s arcade game.

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    SKiNNY

    Playwrights know how important it is to get their work heard. Here are some opportunities to get your play on its feet, and for actors to polish their cold-reading skills.

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    Aside from a role in a frequently aired national

    Aside from a role in a frequently aired national TV commercial, for which you can earn a handsome sum in residuals, the highest-paying work a dancer can get today is probably as a backup performer on a concert tour by a famous pop singer or group. A common route to ...