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Organizations collaborate for minority arts

Christa Knipes, Arts & Entertainment editor

October 6, 2020

As we have heard time and time again, the arts are struggling (along with everyone else) in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some branches of art have been feeling the loss of revenue and audiences more than others, with...

Pulitzer considers awarding unstaged shows

Eva Philips, Contributing writer

September 29, 2020

COVID-19 has brought changes to all parts of daily life, and one of its most obvious impacts has been on the arts. Now that large gatherings are a source of potential danger, it has become impossible for performances like concerts,...

“Soundwalk” debuts in Central Park

Laren Reesman, Staff writer

September 29, 2020

Central Park just got an upgrade, to the delight of walkers and picnickers living in New York. An app called “Soundwalk” allows the beautiful music of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra to flourish throughout the park,...

“The Last Airbender” Returns

Nina Diplacido, Contributing writer

September 29, 2020

If you are on any form of social media, it’s hard not to recognize the return of a very popular show. From memes to conspiracy theories, the return of “Avatar: The Last Airbender” has dominated pop culture. When the show...

Museums offer free virtual tours

Bella Lee, Staff writer

September 16, 2020

When the United States declared a national emergency for the coronavirus pandemic back in March, many establishments shut down. From restaurants to national parks, public places across the country were closed in order to combat...

Museums operating in a new world

Frankie Divencenzo, Contributing writer

September 16, 2020

COVID-19 has dealt us many bad hands, but thankfully our determination and perseverance have not allowed this pandemic to stop us. Even though many places such as movie theaters are operating with limited hours and under strict...

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