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    Buying Used Electronics: Where's the Deal?

    Scan the pages of Craigslist (www.craigslist.org) or try the "used" option on Amazon.com and you'll find a thrilling assortment of "preowned" stuff—such as books, CDs, DVDs, even electronics—for way-below-retail prices. I regularly buy great stuff in "like new" condition without the hassle of a ...

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    illy West enjoys talking to himself. The actor

    illy West enjoys talking to himself. The actor has had that distinctive pleasure on such shows as Ren & Stimpy, on which he voiced the two title characters, and Doug, which had him playing sweet-natured Doug Funnie and rotten bully Roger Klotz.

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    Breakout talents

    The Sundance Film Festival is always fertile ground for spotting exciting new talent, and this year's fest was no exception, showcasing several breakthrough performances from up-and-coming actors. Their films are diverse, with genres ranging from gross-out horror comedy to quiet family-based drama, but these actors have at least one ...

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    Independent Film Showcase: Bangkok. Colin

    Independent Film Showcase: Bangkok. Colin Drobnis' film about an ex-soldier who embarks on a post-discharge journey to Southeast Asia, where his MIA father disappeared. A discussion with Drobnis and other cast and crew members will follow. The Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. 7:30 p.m. $10. (323) 466-3456 ...

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    Star Wars Show: From Dark Side to Funny Side

    With The Force with him, actor Charles Ross ended up performing his one-man Star Wars trilogy show to 30,000 fans at film conventions across the United States.

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    Study: Brighter Picture for Movie Industry

    After a disappointing 2005, the six major companies have received official confirmation that their all-media revenue from filmed entertainment expanded by 8% in 2006 to reach $42.6 billion.

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    Public Thtr. Casts 'Midsummer Night's Dream'

    The Public Theater has completed castingA Midsummer Night's Dream, its final Shakespeare in the Park production for this summer.

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    Contact High, Acting Alone, Agent Zero

    How do I know whether I'm calling my agents too much? I don't want to get on their nerves, but I don't want to be invisible.

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    Actors' Fund, Smits Honored

    Nonprofit Americans for the Arts and the U.S. Conference of Mayors have named actor Jimmy Smits and The Actors' Fund among the winners of this year's Public Leadership in the Arts Awards.