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    Stewart Wins Thurber Prize for Humor

    For a funny guy, Jon Stewart is starting to collect some serious prizes.

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    Play7

    When you purchase an annual PLAY7 pass for $27, you can see as many L.A. plays as you want from the list of 22 member companies for only $7 per ticket.

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    NoCal Notes: RING IN THE OLD; ON THE ROAD AGAIN

    SAN FRANCISCO—Openings were scarce last month in the Bay Area; resident theatres spent December finishing runs and gearing up for what looks to be an exciting theatrical new year. But among the few that opened around Christmastime were several hands-down winners.

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    NY Punk Club CBGB Gets Year's Reprieve

    New York's punk rock music mecca CBGB reached an agreement with its landlords on Wednesday that allows the music club to stay at its East Village address for another year.

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    West Coast Newswire

    After testing his acting chops on the WB Network's "Charmed," Nick Lachey is making the move to the big screen, signing on for a role in the indie film "The Hard Easy." Shooting is under way in Los Angeles on the heist film, with Ari Ryan at the helm.

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    Headless Whorse Dance Company: Coal Walker

    More and more, on the contemporary dance scene, one is seeing productions grow out of collaborations between choreographers and visual artists.

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    The Bourgeois Gentleman

    Molière's story of Monsieur Jourdain gets a ragtag production by the usually reliable Cocteau.

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    Katherine Oliver: Selling Hollywood on New York

    "I can't say I'm the new commissioner anymore," Katherine Oliver remarks with a note of mock wistfulness.

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    Mint Theater, Directors Company to Stay Put

    Two nonprofit theatre companies long identified with a Broadway district office building will not have to abandon their premises under new lease agreements reached with their landlord, Back Stage has learned. The Mint Theater Company and The Directors Company, led by artistic director Jonathan Bank and artistic/producing director Michael ...

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    Play7

    When you purchase an annual PLAY7 pass for $27, you can see as many L.A.-area plays as you want from the list of 25 member companies for only $7 per ticket.