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    Grammys Get Interim Deal with Writers

    The Grammy Awards will be in full voice next month, with the striking writers guild agreeing to allow its members to work on the show.

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    Record keeping means just that—keeping

    Record keeping means just that—keeping your records. That means save your receipts; write down your appointments, meetings, and classes; and record your income. It sounds simple, but you'd be surprised how many of us don't do it successfully. And chances are you're one of them.

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    What Are Your Pet Peeves About Other Actors?

    Braggarts? Name droppers? What are your gripes about other actors? Share with Back Stage!

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    In American Gangster, veteran star of stage,

    In American Gangster, veteran star of stage, screen, and television Ruby Dee revisited the very Harlem of her youth. "On Thanksgiving [the gangsters] would come around with shopping bags with a turkey for the people..." Dee told EUR web.com. "There was a feeling of protection. If you needed something ...

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    The Company Line

    As a fledgling actor, one of the first things you should do is get involved with a theatre company. Beyond training and getting headshots, few things can be more beneficial to an actor than having a home base at which you can work steadily, try new things, and grow as ...

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    TV Networks Still Have Plenty of Shows

    Despite the strike, the TV networks have more than a hundred episodes of scripted series ready to roll out over the next few months.

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    Free LA Screening: 'Spiritual Warriors'

    Check out a free Jan. 7 screening of dramatic feature filmSpiritual Warriors, plus a Q&A with filmmakers.

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    Strike Sends TV Pilots into Tailspin

    Hollywood's television pilot season, when networks develop and test most new programs, is in a tailspin with writers on strike putting billions of advertising dollars at risk.

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    Critics and audiences have long admired how

    Critics and audiences have long admired how natural Catherine Keener seems on screen, and often her screen time feels too short—as she has made a career of playing, as she has told the press, "smaller parts in great movies." Her work in Into the Wild is a continuation of ...

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    After his breakout performance as the title

    After his breakout performance as the title assassin in Andrew Dominik's The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, we might not have to refer to Casey Affleck as "Ben Affleck's kid brother" anymore. In a role that in some ways mirrors his own life and ...