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    NEA and TCG Support a Dozen Legit Newcomers

    Fully half of the 12 recipients of this year's National Endowment for the Arts/Theatre Communications Guild (NEA/TCG) Career Development Programs for Directors and Designers are from the New York City area, the organizations announced in September.

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    A Community of Risk Takers

    New York City has carved a niche as a filmmaking center. And it's not just a "Hollywood East," though major studios often shoot in the Big Apple.

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    Creative fundraising will be the name of the game

    Creative fundraising will be the name of the game at "Nocturnal Commissions," a play auction to benefit New Dramatists. Playwrights will be both on hand and online (by phone, fax, and e-mail) to create new works on the spot for the highest bidders.

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    SAG, Agents Spend a Week Talking Cash

    It's proved a tricky year for the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and Association of Talent Agents (ATA), who last week renewed talks on a new franchise agreement. The two sides were still bargaining at press time Tuesday.

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    The Actors' Fund of America will sponsor two free

    The Actors' Fund of America will sponsor two free December financial seminars regarding entertainment professionals' money management issues.

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    Fireworks at the Firebird

    The cabaret world was stunned last Friday night when the news began to spread that Erv Raible had terminated his relationship with the FireBird Café. The popular and influential Raible, who brought a new energy and vitality to the West 46th St. cabaret room with his high quality bookings, told ...

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    sm, "Tony N' Tina's...," Philly

    The Philadelphia production of "Tony N' Tina's Wedding" is seeking a full-time, experienced stage manager (non-Equity). Mynnelou Productions, Inc., prod'r. Show runs every Fri., Sat., and Sun. in south Philadelphia at the Venice Plaza. Position is paid. Call (215) 297-8540 for more information or fax resume to (253 ...

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    Jerome Foundation Funds NYC Theatre and Dance

    A lot of attention is paid to the ways New York's creative artists affect the arts beyond the Big Apple's borders, but sometimes the opposite is true. The Jerome Foundation, a Minneapolis-based foundation that funds arts projects, splits its resources each allocation cycle, with 60% remaining in Minnesota ...

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    Mitchell's songs are quite staggering, and her cul

    Mitchell's songs are quite staggering, and her cult following is amazing. Writing about life and its highs and lows, Mitchell is painfully truthful. In this show, Mitch Ellis took on a lot, and the results were honest and heartfelt. You can't ask for more.

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    Here's to the Ladies Who Sing

    Polly Bergen hadn't sung in public for 35 years. Watching her perform at Feinstein's at The Regency, it's as if there's a dam bursting. But the flood of music is carefully directed to relieve the parched palates of cabaret patrons thirsty for talent. Taking us back ...