Arts & Culture

One World Trade is seen behind a sign that flashes an emergency alert, as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues…
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Streets long ago rumored to be paved with gold are littered with disposable medical gloves, and New Yorkers of all stripes join the battle for their city
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Thu, 04/09/2020 - 14:38
This image released by Boneau/Bryan Brown shows Samantha Pauly during a performance of "Six."
That's just one way theater folk have passed the time since Broadway went dark
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Thu, 04/09/2020 - 13:17
New York's 'Corona Community Chorus' Aims to Unite Voices in Isolation
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Each Sunday, the chorus members gather online to sing
Mariama Diallo
Wed, 04/08/2020 - 17:42
The Juliet of American Ballet Talks About the Profession
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The dancer talks about what it takes to be a ballerina — on and beyond the stage
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Wed, 04/08/2020 - 15:29
Detail of a 19th century laghouto, or lute, inlaid with ivory and tortoise shell, displayed at the Museum of Greek Folk Musical…
Mohamud Ismail Hussein, commonly known as Hudeydi, died Tuesday night in London
Mohamed Olad Hassan
Wed, 04/08/2020 - 14:20
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Relatable rapper has built an audience for 20 years by singing in Mandarin for younger Taiwanese who identify with his ideas 
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Wed, 04/08/2020 - 13:43
John Prine poses in his office in Nashville, Tennessee, June 20, 2017.
American folk-country singer earned devoted following of fans and fellow performers over five-decade career  
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Wed, 04/08/2020 - 04:12
 Tom Drescher and his wife, Becky Nolin, adopted Goldie, a Terrier Pitbull mix, during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Courtesy Tom Drescher)
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In uncertain times, pets provide something positive to focus on  
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Tue, 04/07/2020 - 10:43
Christians in the Holy Land Prepare to Celebrate Easter
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Along with one third of the world under lockdown to try to stop the COVID virus, Christians in the Holy Land are preparing for a very different kind of holiday
Linda Gradstein
Tue, 04/07/2020 - 08:55
Portia de Rossi arrives at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in Beverly…
While some influencers and stars continue to post a flood of flattering, carefully stage-managed images with every hair in place, others are indeed mirroring us — unshaven, unwashed and not ashamed
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Tue, 04/07/2020 - 10:26
Nigerian Actress Funke Akindele Bello
Court orders Funke Akindele-Bello to perform community service after she pleaded guilty to violating lockdown restriction by hosting birthday party for her husband, AbdulRasheed Bello
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Tue, 04/07/2020 - 06:56
FILE - In this B/W file photo dated March 25, 1964, British actor Sean Connery kisses actress Honor Blackman during a party at…
The honey-voiced Blackman first became a household name in the 1960s spy TV series "The Avengers"
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Mon, 04/06/2020 - 21:02
Lady Gaga attends the AT&T TV Super Saturday Night at Meridian on Island Gardens in Miami on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, in Miami ,…
"One World: Together At Home," a televised event aimed at fighting the coronavirus, will air April 18 at 8 pm Eastern on multiple networks
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Mon, 04/06/2020 - 15:55
Once Just for Business, Virtual Meetups Lighten Pandemic Isolation  
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Online encounters sustain old relationships and forge new ones  
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Mon, 04/06/2020 - 10:52
Musicians Online Share Joy One Note at a Time
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Musicians take their talents online to uplift the spirits of people ordered to stay home
VOA Journalist Arash Arabasadi
Sun, 04/05/2020 - 15:20