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    Movie Music Strikes Sour Note

    (BPI) Legal experts have been mulling the recent announcement that studios will put movies on the Internet, and some are expressing concern that the music featured in those films presents licensing challenges to the industry.

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    The Nonsense

    "The Nonsense," presented by Lucky Glucky Productions at the Sierra Stage, 1444 N. Sierra Bonita, Los Angeles. Wed. 8 p.m. Aug. 22-Sept. 12. $8. (213) 444-6603.

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    The Shrew Sketch

    "The Shrew Sketch" represents a truly missed opportunity.

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    Variety Scribe's Diatribes Lead to Forced Time Off

    Hollywood survivor Peter Bart has navigated the difficult game of Hollywood for decades, as a screenwriter, studio boss, and most recently as editor-in-chief and columnist at Variety, the powerful entertainment industry newspaper. Along the way he has made more than his share of powerful friends—and perhaps just as many ...

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    City Postpones Charges for Child Actor Permits

    New York City's Administration of Children's Services (ACS) has abandoned a plan to start charging child actors for the privilege to work, thanks to an onslaught of calls from angry parents.

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    Long Island Native Wins Shubert Fendrich Playwrighting Contest

    Playwright James DeVita, a Long Island, New York native, won the 11th annual Shubert Fendrich Memorial Playwrighting Contest for his children's play, "Looking Glass Land."

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    The War Game

    "The War Game," presented by Slutsky/Stein Productions, in association with the Victory Theatre, at the Victory Theatre, 3326 W. Victory Blvd., Burbank. Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 7 p.m. Aug. 9-Sept. 23. $18-20. (818) 841-5422.

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    The League of Sacramento Theatres Announces Conference 2001

    The League of Sacramento Theatres, in association with River Stage and Cosumnes River College will celebrate Theatre Month on Saturday, September 22, 2001 with Conference 2001, a full-day event comprised of workshops and forums in diverse areas of theatre.

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    AFTRA: Non-AEA 'Music Man' Tour Spells Trouble

    As Actors' Equity continues to survey the increasing number of non-union tours across America, another performers' union is taking the lead on what could be the highest-visibility non-Equity legit show of the season: "The Music Man."

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    Too Much of Nothing

    Dear Tombudsman: Tell me the truth; I can take it. Maybe. I've been in Los Angeles for three years now, and I'm ready to go crackers.