Arts & Culture

COVID-19, BLM Create New Interest, Opportunities for African Artists
Themes of suffering and hope, death and the afterlife infuse new work presented by Los Angeles outpost of Nigerian contemporary art gallery
Elizabeth Lee, of VOA's Los Angeles Bureau
Wed, 04/21/2021 - 10:22 AM
Twelve of Europe's top football clubs launch a breakaway Super League - Liverpool, Britain - April 21, 2021.
Majority of teams have now withdrawn from breakaway European football league
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Wed, 04/21/2021 - 08:58 AM
Football supporters demonstrate against the proposed European Super League outside of Stamford Bridge football stadium in…
Twelve top European clubs plan breakaway, closed league — but FIFA warns players will be banned from the World Cup
Henry Ridgwell
Tue, 04/20/2021 - 06:00 PM
New Vaccine Center For Broadway Workers Opens in NYC
When Broadway theaters closed in March 2020 because of COVID-19, the city lost an estimated 14 billion dollars in Broadway revenue, and it left over 100,000 people jobless
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Tue, 04/20/2021 - 11:39 AM
A Tottenham Hotspur fan holds an anti Super League banner outside the Tottenham Hotspur Training Center.
The clubs have not said when their planned breakaway league, underwritten by American bank JP Morgan Chase, would kick off
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Tue, 04/20/2021 - 11:15 AM
Actors Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, Michelle Dockery, Laura Carmichael and Allen Leech attend the world premiere of Downton Abbey in London, Britain, Sept. 9, 2019.
Creator Julian Fellowes wrote sequel's screenplay, and Simon Curtis ('My Week With Marilyn') is directing
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Mon, 04/19/2021 - 02:01 PM
A Tottenham Hotspur fan holds an anti Super League banner outside the Tottenham Hotspur Training Center.
Tottenham Hotspur Supporters' Trust said it was 'deeply concerned' at their club's involvement while Arsenal's Supporters' Trust described it on Twitter as 'the death of the club as a sporting institution'
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Mon, 04/19/2021 - 09:44 AM
Luke Bryan appears on screen accepting the award for entertainer of the year at the 56th annual Academy of Country Music Awards…
Underwood performed songs from her recent gospel hymns album “My Savior,” kicking off the set with “Amazing Grace” and “Great Is Thy Faithfulness"
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Mon, 04/19/2021 - 05:15 AM
Manchester United team members celebrate scoring their second goal in their match against Burnley-Old Trafford, in Manchester, Britain, April 18, 2021.
UEFA has threatened to ban them from domestic and international competition and vowed to fight the move
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Sun, 04/18/2021 - 10:02 PM
FILE - Scott Rudin arrives at the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Jan. 16, 2011. Rudin, one of the most…
Move follows Hollywood Reporter story containing accounts of Rudin's throwing glass bowls, staples and baked potatoes at former employees
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Sat, 04/17/2021 - 02:41 PM
Oscar-Nominated Documentary ‘Hunger Ward’ Chronicles Child Famine in Yemen 
Filmmaker Skye Fitzgerald, chronicles doctors’ struggle to save lives of starving children
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Sat, 04/17/2021 - 03:29 AM
Motorists are inside their vehicles as they wait their turn to be inoculated with a COVID-19 vaccine at the California State…
'Roll Up Your Sleeves,' airing Sunday, will feature Matthew McConaughey interviewing Dr. Anthony Fauci to help separate 'fact from fiction' about the vaccines, the network said
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Fri, 04/16/2021 - 10:35 PM
Traditional Cambodian Silk Ikat at Risk of Extinction
A handmade pictorial Cambodian silk ikat that uses all-natural silk and dyes takes nearly a year to produce and can sell for thousands
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Fri, 04/16/2021 - 03:35 AM
In this image released by World Press Photo, Thursday April 15, 2021, by Mads Nissen, Politiken, Panos Pictures, which won the…
The honor marks the second time that Danish photographer Mads Nissen has won the prestigious award
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Thu, 04/15/2021 - 11:12 PM
Israeli, Emirati Youth Meet to Cement New Ties
Young social media activists from Israel and the United Arab Emirates met this month in Dubai in a bid to expand the Abraham Accords peace treaty signed between the two countries last year. The meeting was shared by more than 15 million followers on social media, as Linda Gradstein reports for VOA from Dubai.  Camera:   Courtesy, Ricki Rosen   
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Thu, 04/15/2021 - 04:07 PM