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CBC News : Jingle dress dancers honour George Floyd at site where he was killed

Indigenous people in Minneapolis supporting Black Lives Matter cite similar struggles Lenard Monkman · CBC News · Posted: Jun 02, 2020 7:23 PM ET  Jingle dress dancers held a ceremony at the intersection of 38th Street and Chicago Avenue in Minneapolis on Monday,  … Continue reading

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CBC News : Music industry hits pause to reflect amid racial inequality, police brutality protests

Beyoncé, Rihanna speak out; Ariana Grande joins demonstration Thomson Reuters · Posted: Jun 01, 2020 9:10 AM ET Leading record labels will mark “Black Out Tuesday” this week, suspending business and working with communities to fight racial inequality after protests … Continue reading

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Vancouver Biennale : Quarantine Notes from New York

Vancouver Biennale artists and curators live all over the world, spanning 6 continents. Today we share insights from Australian artist Kristin McIver. Her text-based work This Beautiful Day was a public favourite in Squamish, north of Vancouver, where it was installed as … Continue reading

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Libraries and Museums Contribute Billions to Canadian Economy & Society Well-Being: Study on Value of GLAMs

May 15, 2020 Canada gains nearly $8.6 billion a year in economic benefits, in addition to a myriad of social advantages, from the existence of non-profit galleries, libraries, archives and museums (GLAMs), according to a new study commissioned by the Ottawa Declaration … Continue reading

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CBC News : UN agency warns pandemic could force closure of 1 in 8 museums worldwide

About 85,000 institutions, about 90 per cent of the planet’s museums, have shut at least temporarily Raf Casert · The Associated Press · Posted: May 19, 2020 2:46 PM ET Museums are starting to reopen in some countries as governments ease … Continue reading

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The Guardian: After the war, the arts came back stronger. They can do so again now

Charlotte Higgins Covid-19 has devastated our theatres and museums. But with imagination we can create something better than before The arts in Britain are in a dire situation. Mighty household names, such as London’s Old Vic and the Royal Albert … Continue reading

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CBC News : ‘The puzzle that we all need to solve’: Canada’s theatre community ponders comeback amid COVID-19

‘We need to prepare for the worst-case scenarios,’ says head of theatres association Jessica Wong · CBC News · Posted: May 16, 2020 4:00 AM ET  It’s been two months since the COVID-19 crisis brought the curtain down on Canada’s … Continue reading

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