Arts & Culture

FILE - Pipes of Notre Dame cathedral's organ are seen during preliminary restauration work, in Paris, France, July 17, 2019.
France's largest musical instrument, consisting of 8,000 individual pipes, miraculously survived the 2019 fire that consumed the structure's roof and toppled its spire
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Mon, 08/03/2020 - 09:08
Skyler Sajewski (L) performs in The Wolves, put on early this year by Elon University's musical theater department. As a musical theater major, Sajewski recognizes the limitations of taking her courses online. (Courtesy - Skyler Sajewski)
Acting on Zoom doesn’t convey emotion or physical experience, they say
Ruby Rosenthal
Sun, 08/02/2020 - 18:10
Actor Wilford Brimley attends the premiere of 'Did You Hear About The Morgans' at the Ziegfeld Theater on Monday, Dec. 14, 2009…
Brimley’s best-known work was in 'Cocoon,' in which he was part of a group of seniors who discover an alien pod that rejuvenates them
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Sun, 08/02/2020 - 07:47
Rosenwald Practice School at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina. (Courtesy of Melissa Stuckey)
Rosenwald schools exemplify the power, across racial lines, to partner and innovate
Remembering the VOA Broadcaster Who Sparked Worldwide Interest in Jazz
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Willis Connover was largely unknown at home, but host of VOA Jazz Hour, was a celebrity from Warsaw to Moscow during Cold War
Mike O'Sullivan
Sat, 08/01/2020 - 03:05
With Concerts Canceled, Professional Musicians Struggle During Pandemic
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Some say challenges present opportunities to grow
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Fri, 07/31/2020 - 01:09
FILE - Oprah Winfrey poses for photographers upon arrival at a film premiere in London, Britain, March 13, 2018.
Breonna Taylor, killed by US police, to be featured on cover of the popular Oprah magazine
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Thu, 07/30/2020 - 17:28
An Emmy statue appears before the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards, Sept. 17, 2018, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
The list of nominees for the annual prime-time Emmy Awards was announced Tuesday
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Tue, 07/28/2020 - 16:37
Emmy award statue, graphic element on white
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The series, which captured America's unease as it faces racial clashes amid a pandemic, was nominated as best limited series and received bids for cast members including Regina King and Jeremy Irons
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Tue, 07/28/2020 - 14:16
FILE - The Chainsmokers perform at a Marriott Courtyard venue in Miami Beach, Florida, Jan. 31, 2020.
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Chainsmokers performance might not have adhered to social distancing guidelines
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Tue, 07/28/2020 - 11:33
US actor Johnny Depp arrives at the High Court in London in London, Tuesday, July 28, 2020.  Hollywood actor Johnny Depp is…
'Pirates of the Caribbean' star is suing publisher of The Sun and its executive editor at Britain's High Court over an April 2018 article that called him a 'wife-beater'
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Tue, 07/28/2020 - 09:40
FILE - Actor Abhishek Bachchan, his wife actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and their daughter Aaradhya pose for a photo at a wedding at Bandra-Kurla Complex in Mumbai, India, March 9, 2019.
The former Miss World's husband and father-in-law remain in the hospital after testing positive for the coronavirus
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Mon, 07/27/2020 - 15:07
Miami Marlins' Miguel Rojas, left, reacts to getting hit by a pitch during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July…
13 Miami Marlins test positive for the coronavirus
Ken Bredemeier
Mon, 07/27/2020 - 14:28
A stack of cassettes, MiniDiscs and CDs representing some of AP journalist Jaime Holguin’s decades-rich audio archive sit on a…
To a wide-eyed 23-year-old from Las Cruces, New Mexico, New York offered unexpected adventures and limitless possibilities
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Mon, 07/27/2020 - 13:41
FILE - NFL football quarterback Colin Kaepernick applauds during W.E.B. Du Bois Medal ceremonies at Harvard University.
'Cancel culture' tacitly attempts to disable the ability of a person with whom you disagree to ever again be taken seriously as a writer/editor/speaker/activist/intellectual, or in the extreme, to be hired or employed in their field of work
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Mon, 07/27/2020 - 12:41