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No Fancy Commercials, but Super Bowl is Brought to You by Union Members

Photo via NFLPA

Sunday was the first outdoor, cold weather site Super Bowl in the game’s 48-year history. The frigid weather in the weeks leading up to the game didn't  stop the thousands of union members who brought you the game. On the scene at MetLife Stadium in the New Jersey Meadowlands or behind the scenes at many facilities in the Metro New York-New Jersey area, union members made the nation’s national party day possible.   

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Is That a Union Nutcracker?

Photo courtesy of the Atlanta Ballet

Here in the holiday season and stretching into the New Year, a lot of folks decide it’s a good time for a night at the theater or to take in a concert. A lot of us want to look for the union label, too. Here are some links that might help.

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Actors' Equity Honors Leader in Fight Against AIDS

Tom Viola/ AEA photo

Tom Viola, longtime executive director of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA), will receive the 2013 Patrick Quinn Award for Distinguished Service to Actors, presented by the Actors' Equity (AEA) Foundation.

BC/EFA is one of the nation's leading industry-based not-for-profit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations, raising more than $225 million since its founding for much-needed services for people living with HIV/AIDS and their families and other critical health issues nationwide.

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AFL-CIO Executive Council Welcomes New Members, Presents New Charters

Actors' Equity Association (AEA) receives new charter.

The AFL-CIO's Executive Council February meeting kicked off this morning in Orlando, Fla., welcoming two new council members and presenting two new charters for Actors' Equity and the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (SMART). 

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Actors' Equity to Build New Headquarters in North Hollywood

Actors’ Equity (AEA) announced the purchase of an 18,000-square-foot building in North Hollywood, Calif., that will serve as the new western region headquarters.  The new building is located at 5636 Tujunga Ave., in the NoHo Arts District.

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Watch on Sunday: Equity’s Centennial Honored with Special Tony Award

Watch on Sunday: Equity’s Centennial Honored with Special Tony Award

Actors' Equity has just entered its centennial year celebration and the stage actors and stage managers union will be honored with a special Tony Award during this Sunday’s broadcast of the 66th Annual Tony Awards. The show will air live on CBS at 8 p.m. EDT,  and 7 p.m. CDT and rebroadcast on the West Coast at 8 p.m. PDT.

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St. Louis Equity Members Collect $25,000 for Flood Relief

This is a cross-post from the Actors’ Equity website.

Stages St. Louis opened its 25th season with the smash hit “A Chorus Line” and a check for $25,000 to the Red Cross benefiting the Missouri Tornado and Flood Relief Fund. The cast presented the check to Red Cross Executive Director Cindy Erickson at its June 29 performance.

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Actors’ Equity Elects 14 New Council Members

Actors’ Equity (AEA), which celebrates its 98th anniversary this week, elected 14 new members to five-year terms on the union’s National Council last week. Equity represents stage actors and stage managers nationwide.

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