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    Gross Out

    I am non-union talent and was recently cast as the principal in a non-union regional commercial. If I tender to my talent agency a check representing 20 percent of the gross, would that not mean I have paid taxes on money I did not receive?

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    Professional Dance Communities

    When choosing a college dance program, it is important to look deeply into the school setting and course offerings in order to decide which campus world you will want to immerse yourself in for what will be four of your prime dancing years. It can also be important, however, to ...

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    Register to Sing

    There are a lot of familiar voices out there in the jingle business, but perhaps the voice that singers themselves most like to hear belongs to Viola McCullough. For 33 years, she's been an operator for Radio and TV Registry and Artists Service, a Manhattan-based answering service. The Artists ...

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    NYPL Exhibits American Weill

    "Kurt Weill: Making Music Theater," an exhibition focusing on a behind-the-scenes look at musical theatre collaborations during the American phase of the composer's career, will be held in the Donald and Mary Oenslager Gallery at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Created as part of the ...

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    Rosemary Clooney, 74, Legendary Singer-Actress

    Rosemary Clooney, whose career as one of American's greatest singers spanned more than 50 years, died from complications of lung cancer on June 29 at her Beverly Hills home.

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    Dear Reader:

    There's no bridge or tollbooth when you come into Los Angeles, no information desk with a bright-eyed staff ready to hand you a brochure and answer your questions.

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    When Grace Comes In

    "When Grace Comes In," presented by and at La Jolla Playhouse, La Jolla Village Drive and Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla. Tues.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 2 p.m., Sun. 7 p.m. Aug. 4-Sept. 1. (858) 550-1010.

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    The Marriage of Figaro

    When more than one actor literally stumbles on stage in a farce, it's clear that the comic energy may be somewhat misdirected. Such is the case with Jean Cocteau Repertory's fitfully amusing but overstuffed adaptation of Beaumarchais' "The Marriage of Figaro."

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    Talking Heads

    We get star power plus three. Add Alan Bennett's British talent, and it's plus four. Add four more talking heads in the collection staged in groups of three, and it's a bouquet of monologues with star power of eight

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    Libidoff

    Amid the elephant's-eye-high corn of this cartoon-style comedy by Dawson Moore lies the seed of a genuine comic idea.