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    Artios Noms Named; Awards Set for Oct. 12

    The Casting Society of America (CSA) will present its 20th annual Artios Awards to recognize outstanding achievement in casting by CSA members in the categories of theatre, film, and television on Tues., Oct. 12 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles and at Carolines on Broadway in New York.

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    Face of a Revolution

    Gael Garcia Bernal has breathed new life into Latin American film. Whether he does so for the U.S. industry remains to be seen.

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    33 Fainting Spells: Our Little Sunbeam

    "Our Little Sunbeam" inventively juxtaposes notions of internal and external exploration.

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    Moritz Puts New Fear into 'Tingler'

    Neal Moritz is set to bring back the 1959 horror classic "The Tingler" for Columbia Pictures. Greg Pace is set to write the feature.

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    Fill in the Blank

    The longest two hours of an actor's life are the two seconds he or she blanks out onstage. Rest assured that if it's happened to you, you're in good company. I talked to some of the region's most experienced actors, and the stories they tell--and the ...

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    Directed by critically acclaimed performance

    Directed by critically acclaimed performance artist, filmmaker, and teacher Alex Luu, Asian Voices Greatest Hits Vol. 1 promises a rare evening of Asian slam poetry, movement, and comedy. The 11-member cast will serve up pieces about identity, gender, racism and family. If you've ever pondered the pros and cons ...

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    Rhea Soloing at Montreal's Comedy Fest

    The Just for Laughs comedy festival in Montreal next month will feature a one-woman show by Caroline Rhea, which the comic has specially written for the event, organizers said Tuesday.

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    self-starter

    On a recent Tuesday afternoon, walking the cavernous halls of Off-Broadway's Dodger Stages complex in New York, Ken Davenport looks around and says, "It's going to be lonely here in a few weeks." The final traces of the now-closed The Great American Trailer Park Musical are being carted ...

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    Unions Urge FCC Openness

    Unions representing half a million media workers, including Actors' Equity Association, the Screen Actors Guild, and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA), joined Tuesday with U.S. Rep. Maurice Hinchey (D-N.Y.) and other Congress members in calling for full public hearings as the Federal Communications Commission ...

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    A Funny Thing Happened...Before the Audition

    It is funny that whenever there is an important audition or a director wants to book me for a specific date, the time almost always conflicts with previous arrangements. Recently, I was scheduled to be out of New York. As I was leaving, an independent film director called and requested ...