Arts & Culture

The Milo trio play a few classical favorites from the porch of pianist Carl Banner's house in Takoma Park, Maryland, March 30, 2020. (J.Taboh/VOANews)
In new era of social distancing, Brahms and Beethoven bring people together  
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Sat, 04/04/2020 - 07:25
FILE - Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is seen at the White House, in Washington, April 1, 2020. The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum is creating a bobblehead of Fauci.
Comical figurines representing the prominent infectious disease expert and US presidential adviser will be sold to raise money for medical masks
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Fri, 04/03/2020 - 09:23
FILE - This Nov. 13, 2019 file photo shows Dolly Parton performing at the 53rd annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tenn. Parton…
Books will focus on comforting and reassuring children during shelter-in-place mandates
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Fri, 04/03/2020 - 04:39
A Dr. Anthony Fauci doughnut now being sold at Donuts Delight in Rochester, New York.
Sweet treats featuring America’s chief immunologist sell fast at New York bakery
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Fri, 04/03/2020 - 11:37
African Artists Raise Coronavirus Awareness Through Songs
Medical authorities say public education will play a key role in stopping the spread of the coronavirus in Africa
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Thu, 04/02/2020 - 15:17
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.
Four directors of the Olympic body held a conference call three days after Tokyo’s new dates were finalized, with the games pushed back to July 23-Aug. 8 next year because of the coronavirus pandemic
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Thu, 04/02/2020 - 14:07
FILE - This Dec. 16, 2019 file photo shows composer and executive producer Andrew Lloyd Webber attending the world premiere of …
Tony Award-winner Brian Stokes Mitchell has tested positive for COVID-19.
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Thu, 04/02/2020 - 14:50
FILE - This April 28, 2019 file photo shows Ellis Marsalis during the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in New Orleans. The…
He was patriarch of New Orleans musical clan that includes famed performer sons Wynton and Branford
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Thu, 04/02/2020 - 02:25
Music Keeps Flowing Amid Coronavirus Restrictions
A growing number of Americans are being ordered to stay home to help contain the spread of Covid-19. So musicians who can’t stop playing are finding creative ways to share their music, both online and in places close to home. VOA’s Julie Taboh found several Washington area musicians who are keeping the music flowing for audiences everywhere.
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Wed, 04/01/2020 - 20:58
A security guard outside the main gates to Wimbledon as it is announced the the Wimbledon tennis Championships for 2020 has…
It is the first time since World War II that the tennis classic will not be held
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Wed, 04/01/2020 - 13:47
Pickleball Coach Proves Age Doesn’t Matter in Sports
66-year-old Helen White doesn’t believe in stereotypes. She is sure anyone can do anything – regardless of age. That’s why she is a pickleball coach, and promotes this unusual sport based loosely on tennis as way for the elderly to have fun and exercise.
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Wed, 04/01/2020 - 11:27
Injured Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving, right, puts his hand on fellow injured player Kevin Durant who smiles as he stands to…
Kevin Durant, Trae Young lead 16-player field
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Wed, 04/01/2020 - 05:33
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