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    NEA Springs for $66M in Grants

    The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has awarded more than $66 million through 903 grants in the second round of fiscal year 2003 funding. The agency will distribute the monies to nonprofit national, regional, state, and local organizations across the country, funding 839 projects in the access, arts learning ...

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    A-listers Among AIMA Supporters

    Leaders of SAG and AFTRA are looking to the stars for further validation of their efforts to create a new performers union.

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    'Hairspray' Star Calls Show Tony Awards Underdog

    Hairspray" won the most Tony nominations, but star Harvey Fierstein insisted on Wednesday the off-beat musical is the underdog in the race for Broadway's top honors.

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    Moore Sues Over SAG Sote Scandal

    Katherine Moore, a former SAG national director of communication, is suing her former employer and members of a SAG political faction known as the Performers Alliance, citing more than a dozen complaints, including fraud and deceit, breach of contract, defamation, invasion of privacy and civil conspiracy.

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    Reality TV Absent on Most Network Slates

    Three months ago, it seemed reality had changed the television world forever. Now, it's a dirty word.

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    Peter Stone, 73, Tony-Winning

    (AP) Peter Stone, who won an Oscar, an Emmy, and three Tony awards during a career in which he wrote the musicals "1776" and "Titanic" and the film classic "Charade," has died. He was 73.

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    'Bard at the Bar' May 5

    Roger Hendricks Simon will direct a revised version of his "Bard at the Bar" on Mon., May 5 at 7 pm at the West End Bar, 2911 Broadway (at 114th Street).

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    All About You

    If you're thinking of creating a solo autobiographical play, more power to you. Over the years, I've talked to actors who've done just that, as well as to directors and teachers who specialize in the genre. Read on for some tips on getting started, keeping in mind ...

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    Arts Discovering Shallow Pockets of Support in U.S.

    The terrible economic times are causing arts supporters to dig deeper into their pockets. In some cases the money's there. In most others, it's not.

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    When Healing Takes Center Stage

    Whether your passion is working in some area of the entertainment field, or watching and applauding those who do, you may still be interested in the tools used in order to keep creative juices flowing healthily. These include breath and bodywork, vocalizing, and various ways of calming stress. Performers also ...