United Scenic Artists, I.A.T.S.E. Local USA 829, which covers stage lighting, costumes, and scenic design, has announced it is holding an informational session to artists working in the business but who are not currently members.

As part of a southern California organizing membership drive, it will give participants an opportunity to learn what membership has to offer.

The meeting is scheduled for April 9, 2001, at 7:30pm at The Beverly Garland Holiday Inn (4222 Vineland Avenue, North Hollywood).

Designers currently working in southern California are invited to attend.

For more information contact Richard Falconer, western region trustee, at 323/965.0957.