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    Carter: SAG Nom 'Means More' Than Golden Globe

    "The SAG nomination means particularly more to me because it comes from the very people I crave approval from: other actors," said "King's Speech" actress Helena Bonham Carter.

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    New York Actors: What Are Your Financial Survival Tactics?

    Back Stage is looking to profile New York-based actors who are willing to talk openly about their income, expenses, and survival tactics.

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    Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

    See the best of Asian Pacific American and Asian international cinema at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival.

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    SAG Members Seen Approving TV-Film Pact

    A year of labor unrest is seen ending next week when the actors' union is expected to approve a new contract with film and TV studios in a close vote.

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    Uncertain Future for Swayze's TV Series

    A&E's "The Beast" will soon resolve questions that have dogged freewheeling FBI agent Charles Barker all season. Questions also loom about its ailing star, Patrick Swayze.

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    Pinter Tribute to Celebrate His Life and Achievements

    A day-long "Tribute to Harold Pinter" on May 2 at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (365 Fifth Ave. at 34th Street) will celebrate the life and achievements of the Nobel Prize-winning dramatist, screenwriter, political activist, and actor.

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    Iranian Drama Tops Tribeca Festival

    The Iranian drama "About Elly" and documentary "Racing Dreams" won top honors at the Tribeca Film Festival.

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    'Ruined' Among NY Critics' Top Picks

    "Ruined," "Black Watch," and "Billy Elliot" were chosen as the top productions of the 2008-09 theatre season by the New York Drama Critics Circle.

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    Conan Ready for 'Tonight Show'

    Conan O'Brien has spent five years as the anointed heir to the coveted 'Tonight Show' TV slot. Now, he is a few days away from stepping into the shoes of host Jay Leno on June 1.

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    Changing Channels

    When Daniel Kennedy landed a recurring role on 'All My Children' last year, he quit waiting tables, moved into his own apartment, and began concentrating solely on acting. Earlier this spring, he got his real estate license and is now a full-time real estate agent in Manhattan.