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    Time Warner Sets Deadline For Apollo

    Time Warner will abandon its plans to virtually take over the management of Harlem's beleaguered Apollo Theatre unless U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel resigns as chairman of the Apollo Theatre Foundation by Sept. 13, officials of the entertainment conglomerate have indicated. TW wants to replace Rangel as chairman with ...

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    Playwright's Sidewalk for New York

    Lucille Lortel, the Queen of Off-Broadway, dedicates the Playwright's Sidewalk at an official ceremony in front of the Lucille Lortel Theatre, 121 Christopher St., on Mon., Oct. 26 at 6:45 pm. The city's first (and only to date) permanent tribute to the most important international playwrights whose ...

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    Supreme Court Hears Case Including AFCU

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments this week on whether a federal credit union can enroll members outside its original occupation group. The high court's decision will affect more than 2,000 actors who are members of the Actors Federal Credit Union, but not members of the union ...

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    The Actor's Way: The Great Wise Way

    New York casting directors Julie Hughes and Barry Moss encourage actors to believe in their talent, make strong choices, learn to love auditions‹and it doesn't hurt if you can

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    ACTORS' TAXES - Same Game, New Rules

    Welcome to the season of filing income tax. This year we encounter, for the first time, the effects of the Tax Relief Act of 1997. These changes, which were signed into law last year, affect a wide range of taxation areas. Most are complex and require a good understanding of ...

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    STAGE & SCREEN: Powerful Attraction - David Galligan and Jules Aaron are two Los Angeles directors who refuse to abandon the stage‹or the artisic control it offers.

    While many from New York or Chicago still sniff at the concept that Los Angeles is a theatre town, there is no denying the thousand or so stage plays that open here every year. Of those varied productions, it seems that a healthy percentage of them are under the control ...

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    DANCE DIARY - A Feld by Any Other Name

    No one can ever accuse Eliot Feld of being stuck in one mold. Through 27 years of producing ballets under his own aegis, he has changed the names of his companies more often than a serpent changes its

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    Some Answers

    1. First off, any "no experience necessary" ad should be suspect. (Film casting directors sometimes look for untrained young children--but why would any other professional prefer novices to pros for quality work?) Call the Better Business Bureau to check out the agency. (Remember that a clean record may not be ...

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    "CIRCLES" CREW

    Jam Kaunda (prod./dir.) is seeking a sound person with equipment preferred and script supervisor for Circles, a digital feature. Four-week shoot starts Feb. 12. There is some pay. Fax resumé to (818) 598-0787. For information call (818) 598-0799.