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Wed, 01/31/2018 - 11:10

The SAG-AFTRA Ohio-Pittsburgh Local hosted special live viewings of the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in three of our local’s major cities on Jan. 21.

Members enjoyed the viewing and membership mixers at Olive or Twist in Pittsburgh, Shula’s in Cleveland and The Torpedo Room in Columbus. Appetizers, door prizes and mock voting rounded out the fun evening with fellow performers and industry friends.

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 11:07

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By Joe Gunderman

On Monday, Nov. 6, Cleveland had the benefit of a conservatory seminar to explain the rates applicable for work locally and the launch of our new Regional Commercials Code.

Business Representative Chelsea Danley Rodgers met with about a dozen SAG-AFTRA members and explained the philosophy behind a Regional Code, the types of advertisers it’s aimed at, and the process that led to the creation of the code. 

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 12:28

By Linda Froehlich

“Princes become kings if they survive the challenges their princely souls draw towards them,” quoted Sir Mark Rylance, who in collaboration with Peter Reder, wrote Shakespeare & the Battle of Homestead

On July 6, to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the bitter industrial lockout, the Battle of the Homestead Foundation presented a one-night-only performance to a sold-out audience at the Carnegie Music Hall of Homestead. 

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 12:22

By Mark Roberts

The third Biennial SAG-AFTRA convention was held Oct. 6–8 at the Sheraton Universal hotel in Los Angeles.

I headed the Ohio-Pittsburgh delegation in lieu of President Paul Martino. Chris Lacey, our National Board representative, was with us in L.A. Rick Pfeiffer, Stoney Richards and Jay Silvers rounded out our group. Local Executive Director Brian Lysell also attended.