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    All About Agents

    For the actor just beginning his or her career, agents can seem like UFOs — just as hard to define as they are to get in your sights.

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    Actorfest, Back Stage's yearly trade show, will

    Actorfest, Back Stage's yearly trade show, will present Marc Hirschfeld, executive vice president of casting at NBC, on a panel called "Diversity in Casting: Breaking the Barriers on Stage and Screen," Sat., Oct. 13, at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom. For the first time, Actorfest will also include an ...

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    Amendments End East-West WGA Feud

    Members of WGA East and West overwhelmingly approved a series of constitutional amendments that were proposed in the fall as a means of settling decades of animosity.

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    OBITUARIES

    Don Knotts

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    Lohman Finds Place in 'Hell'

    Alison Lohman will replace Ellen Page in Sam Raimi's horror film "Drag Me to Hell."

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    Finalists Named for Blackburn Prize

    Bryony Lavery and Jenny Schwartz are among the finalists for the annual award given to female playwrights.

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    PLAYS

    The Fritz Theatre is seeking plays for its 8th Annual Fritz Blitz. For information call Christopher White at (619) 231-8384 or access www.fritztheater.com.

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    ATA to SAG: We're Ready To Bargain

    The Association of Talent Agents' (ATA) executive director-while popping a criticizing whip-has told the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) that agents are ready to bargain. Meanwhile, ATA's attorney wants to meet with SAG's counsel to straighten out legal interpretations of the actors-agents franchise agreement.

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    Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation to Sponsor Grants - Applications Available for ArtsCONNECT and ArtsEmerge

    The Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation has announced the immediate availability of 1999-2000 performing arts grants guidelines and applications for the foundation's ArtsCONNECT and ArtsEmerge

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    GEARWEAR SPOT

    Janet English (prod.) is accepting submissions for a swimwear commercial for GearWear. Shoots late Feb. There is pay.