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    Ms. Smith Goes to Washington

    The performance artist Anna Deavere Smith is continuing work on a performance piece and a book about the White House press corps and the presidency in the wake of a minor media flap caused by her presence on Air Force One.

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    Canadian Actors Prepare to Strike

    Actors north of the border are preparing for what could be a not-so-happy new year; the chances are increasingly likely that the members of the Canadian union of TV and radio will strike soon.

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    epa, "summer of '42"

    2/10 & 2/11 from 10AM-6PM at Chelsea Studios, 151 W. 26 St., 6th fl., NYC.

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    Keys, Hudson Grab NAACP Image Nominations

    Beyonce Knowles, Alicia Keys and Jennifer Hudson are all double threats for the NAACP Image Awards, earning nominations in both music and film categories.

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    Buzz Builds as Nets Prep for Pilot Pickups

    With pilot pickups just around the corner, TV industry circles are buzzing about which scripts have the best shots at getting made.

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    NEWS - From Bad to Diverse SAG Prez Masur on the Guild's Minority Stats

    "We're not saying that Screen Actors Guild employment rates among ethnic minorities, seniors, or women have to reflect their precise numbers in the population," said SAG president Richard Masur in a recent intervew. "But we are concerned that these groups are not seeing themselves in a meaningful way--in some ...

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    dance/movement

    In the interest of full disclosure, let me explain that I decided to devote this column to the New York Public Library's monumental Jerome Robbins exhibition long before I discovered that its accompanying brochure features a fabulous photograph of Bob Fosse's second wife, Joan McCracken, the woman whose ...

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    Producers Set Aug. Deadline for SAG Contract

    The studios have told SAG that if the union does not accept its final contract offer by Aug. 15 any proposed wage increases would not be retroactive.

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    The Next List

    On The Ex List, Reaser plays Bella, a successful business owner who's thrown for a loop when a psychic reveals that she's already dated her future husband. What's more, if she doesn't track him down within the next year, she'll be alone forever. Reaser was ...

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    Ellen Geer

    Veteran actor-director-teacher Ellen Geer tackles a juicy acting role at least once per season at Theatricum Botanicum, a charming outdoor theatre nestled in the hills of Topanga Canyon. This multitalented artist, who has served as Theatricum's artistic director since 1978, has certainly earned the right to treat herself to ...