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May 21, 1999


What will be TV's best soap opera? Best talk show? Best children's series? We'll find out at the Daytime Emmys tonight. But one winner is certain: Bob Barker, host of CBS' "The Price Is Right" for more than 26 years, is being honored for lifetime achievement.

* The 26th annual Daytime Emmy Awards. 9 p.m. CBS.


How to examine the Middle East conflict on stage? Dramatize an Israeli Jew and a Palestinian thrown together as roommates in graduate school.

* "Salaam Shalom . . . A Tale of Passion," Bitter Truth Theatre, 11050 Magnolia Blvd., North Hollywood. (818) 755-7900. 8 p.m. Regular schedule: Friday-Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 5 p.m. Ends June 27.


One of Beavis and Butt-head's favorite bands, GWAR, brings its time-tested monster metal act to Southern California again.

* GWAR, Ventura Theatre, 26 S. Chestnut St., Ventura. (805) 639-3965. 8 p.m. Also Sunday at the Palace, 1735 N. Vine St., Hollywood. (323) 462-3000. 7 p.m.


Johann Strauss' famed opera "Die Fledermaus" unfolds in English under the direction of Rene Aravena.

* Cal State Los Angeles Opera Theatre, Cal State Los Angeles, 5151 State University Drive. (323) 343-4072. 8 p.m. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m.

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