Arts & Culture

Journalists look at the damaged glass door of the Singer Museum in Laren, Netherlands, Monday March 30, 2020, where a Van Gogh…
Museum was closed due to coronavirus pandemic
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Mon, 03/30/2020 - 14:57
The Olympic rings are seen Monday, March 30, 2020, in Tokyo. The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same time slot scheduled for this year's games.
Rescheduled Summer Games to Run July 23, 2021, to August 8, 2021
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Mon, 03/30/2020 - 11:33
John Prine accepts the Album of the Year award at the Americana Honors & Awards show Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in Nashville,…
John Prine has been one of the most influential singer and songwriters in US country/folk genre for roughly 50 years
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Mon, 03/30/2020 - 11:46
Characters from Sesame Street Live appear on the street by Madison Square Garden
Beloved Sesame Street Muppets are featured in four new animated public service spots
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Mon, 03/30/2020 - 11:52
Smithsonian Museums Meet Visitors’ Needs Online
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Smithsonian Institution offers online view of collections, art classes
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Mon, 03/30/2020 - 10:14
Walt Whitman, the "good, grey poet," is shown here in a rare photograph taken when he was in his sixties.
Almontaser's "The Wild Fox of Yemen" comes out in April 2021. The award is presented by the Academy of American Poets
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Mon, 03/30/2020 - 15:22
A man wearing a protective face mask, following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), walks past in front of a…
Ken Shimura, who attracted fans of all generations with his slapstick comedy and funny faces, was diagnosed with pneumonia after contracting the coronavirus
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Mon, 03/30/2020 - 11:15
Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee CEO Toshiro Muto, right, speaks during a news conference after a Tokyo 2020 Executive Board…
Tokyo organizing committee president Yoshiro Mori has repeatedly said the Olympics will be held no later than next summer
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Mon, 03/30/2020 - 09:05
Football fans watch the Belarus Championship soccer match between Energetik-BGU and Bate in Minsk, Belarus, , March 19, 2020.
The country’s autocratic leader Alexander Lukashenko has dismissed the virus scare as overblown and has advised his people to continue business as usual
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Sun, 03/29/2020 - 20:01
FILE - Country music star Jan Howard performs during the Grand Ole Opry's last show at Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn, March 18, 1974.
The Missouri-born Howard had her first hit in 1960 with 'The One You Slip Around With,' and had a string of others including 'Evil on Your Mind' and 'Bad Seed'
FILE - Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki tells a news conference in Warsaw, Poland, Sept. 16, 2013.
In a statement emailed to The Associated Press, the Ludwig van Beethoven Association said Penderecki had a 'long and serious illness'
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Sun, 03/29/2020 - 16:49
Joe Diffie performs at "Luke Combs Joins the Grand Ole Opry Family" at Grand Ole Opry on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 in Nashville, Tenn.
Diffie on Friday announced he had contracted the coronavirus, becoming the first country star to go public with such a diagnosis
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Sun, 03/29/2020 - 16:46
Smithsonian Museums Meet Visitors’ Needs Online
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Museums across the U.S. have closed to the public to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. But that hasn’t stopped the guardians of some of the greatest art collections in the country from sharing their national treasures with people around the world. VOA’s Julie Taboh spoke with the director of one of the Smithsonian Institution’s most popular museums about the many ways they’re reaching their audience.
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Fri, 03/27/2020 - 21:34
FILE - A couple in governent-mandated self-isolation are seen in their apartment window in downtown Warsaw, Poland, March 22, 2020.
Family therapists say even the most subtle differences in temperament can be aggravated because of the outbreak's stress
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Sat, 03/28/2020 - 11:47
Former Harlem Globetrotters' star Curley Neal does some of his old fancy ball-handling as he transfers a spinning ball from his…
Neal played for the Globetrotters from 1963-85, appearing in more than 6,000 games in 97 countries for the exhibition team known for its combination of comedy and athleticism
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Thu, 03/26/2020 - 21:32