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    Location Report: New York

    When Fox wanted to shoot scenes on the Brooklyn Bridge last fall, the New York Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting had one answer: No problem.

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    NY Film, TV Production Off, Post-Production Up

    With so much carnage from the World Trade Center bombings, the loss of film production in New York City has been scarcely noticed except by those who make their living in that business. It is unlikely that filming on the city's streets will bounce back to its previous level ...

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    Ballet-Dancing Mermaids of Florida Win Reprieve

    Florida's endangered Weeki Wachee mermaids got a reprieve Tuesday when a state agency voted to keep their aging theme park open while renovations are made.

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    Actors: <I>Back Stage</I> Wants Your Opinion on National Tours

    For several years Actors' Equity has been plagued by a rising number of nonunion tours, while the number of workweeks in Equity tours have continued to fall. To combat this, the union has approved new contracts to cover low-budget tours. Most recently, to state its case, the union has held ...

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    WGAW to Honor Baer

    Television writer-producer Neal Baer will receive the Valentine Davies Award for public service from the WGA West at the guild's inaugural Honorary Service Awards luncheon Wednesday at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills.

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    Young Artists To Learn From Pros

    Two of the Southland's high-profile theatres and a prestigious performing-arts high school are inviting students to study with seasoned professional actors and singers.

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    Four Theatres in Business-Plan Contest Reach Semi-Finals

    Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Redmoon Theater in Chicago, and the Tennessee Williams Theatre in Key West, Fla., are among 90 organizations selected to move forward in the National Business Plan Competition for Nonprofit Organizations, a project of the Yale School of Management-The ...

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    Talk About Walkabout

    Staging Daisy in the Dreamtime is clearly a labor of love for those involved in the six-character, historically based drama, which opens this week at [Inside] the Ford as a West Coast premiere.

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    DGA Sets Low-Budget Scale

    The DGA and the Independent Producers Assn. on Monday announced the creation of a new DGA-IPA Low Budget Agreement.

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    The Taming od Shrew

    "The Taming of the Shrew," presented by Eveoke Dance Theatre at Sushi Performance & Visual Art, 320 11th Ave., Downtown San Diego. Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 7 p.m. Nov. 7-Dec. 1. $12-18. (619) 238-1153.