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    BISTRO BITS: Letting Go

    If being charming and funny is second nature for you, you're more than halfway to having the requirements for a certain kind of solid cabaret act. Which means that Matthew Aibel, who just finished a short stay at Don't Tell Mama, has bistro performing all but knocked. The ...

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    "Titanic" Ties Oscar Record of 14 Noms

    "Titanic," the three-hour epic of the famous 1912 maritime disaster, has raked in a record-tying 14 Oscar nominations. Among its citations are best picture, actress (Kate Winslet), supporting actress (Gloria Stuart), and director (James Cameron). This past week it climbed the list of box-office hits to secure the No. 4 ...

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    L.A.'S THEATRE WEEK

    L.A.'s theatre week has arrived. The Edge of the World Festival offers 49 shows in 20 venues throughout Los Angeles over eight days, Nov. 7-14. This is your chance to sample the unique and vibrant theatre scene around town-and cheaply! Purchase a festival passport for $10 from David ...

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    Equity, Producers Negotiate Expanding Off-Broadway Field

    The Actors' Equity Association and the League of Off-Broadway Theatres are currently enmeshed in negotiations, working toward a new contract that would govern how actors work in New York's myriad Off-Broadway theatres. The existing four-year deal is due to expire on Nov. 2. The current spate of talks began ...

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    N.C. Theatre Cancels "La Cage"

    North Carolina Theatre in Raleigh, which for 12 years has offered the state's capital city lavish productions of Broadway musicals featuring Equity actors, surprised both the theatrical and political communities last week when its board voted to drop "La Cage aux Folles" from next season's schedule to avoid

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    Not a Subculture: NYC's Thriving Latino Theatre

    There was laughter and there were tears during a panel discussion on "The Universality of Latino Theatre," at Off-Broadway's Public Theater on March 2. These strong emotions emerged as the panelists described their own creative experiences, as well as their efforts to increase audiences' awareness of the rich but ...

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    Actorfest '96 Raffle Winners

    Subscriptions: Sandro Camarao, Wheatley Heights, N.Y.; Shelley Hallman, Providence, R.I.; Eric R. Moreland, New York, N.Y.; Elliott Williams, Ridgefield Park, N.J.; and Dennis Wilson, Weehauken,

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    INDEPENDENT MEANS - For Filmmakers, By Filmmakers - Slamdance Sheds Some of Its Underdog Rep

    While just about every independent filmmaker aspires to have his or her film shown at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival, the reality is that the majority of projects submitted each year do not get accepted. It is a testament to Sundance's overwhelming success that so many filmmakers get turned