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    Review: 'Divafest'

    Divafest, featuring new, woman-centric works, got off to an uneven start; two of the first three one-acts (out of eight total) were flawed -- but the third is a little gem.

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    When actor and standup comic Mo'Nique struts

    When actor and standup comic Mo'Nique struts across the stage of Showtime at the Apollo proclaiming that she's "fat and fabulous," she's not mocking her size; she's celebrating it. She doesn't care if thin is in.

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    Beatty Receives AFI's Lifetime Achievement Award

    Bill Clinton was among those saluting Warren Beatty as the Oscar-winning actor-director received a lifetime achievement award from the American Film Institute.

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    Review: 'Jesus Christ Superstar'

    Jesus Christ Superstarprovides a shocking climax both in terms of the action itself and in terms of what impact it brought to the production as a whole.

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    Court TV to Launch New 'Death' Series

    Court TV spotlighted two new shows Wednesday at the Television Critics Assn. press tour, including the network's first-ever original scripted series.

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    The Dogs of Summer: A Tribute to Reservoir Dogs

    "The Dogs of Summer: A Tribute to Reservoir Dogs," presented by Pilot Light Productions in association with COLSAC at the Pilot Light Theatre, 6902 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood. Wed.-Thu. 8 p.m. Aug. 17-Sep. 22. $20. (323) 960-4418.

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    was that little girl who always said, "When I

    was that little girl who always said, "When I grow up, I wanna be an actress." I went to theatre camp, belted out show tunes to anyone who would listen, and flung my body every which way and called it dancing. By the time I reached high school, I was ...

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    Tall Horse

    Julie Taymor's "The Lion King" might just have to move over for a few days. There's a new magisterial theatrical beast in town: "Tall Horse."

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    Color Copies

    Dear Jackie: I have three quick questions for you. Demo reels: On video or DVD? Headshots: Black-and-white or color? Are these passing trends or the new norm?

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    Boyle Chairs UCLA Media Department

    Veteran producer Barbara Boyle has been named chair of the UCLA Department of Film, Television and Digital Media. "Barbara Boyle's stellar career embodies the school's commitment to combining the highest standard of professionalism with an uncompromising spirit of independence."