Tag Archives: The Guardian

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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Spotify’s ‘tip jar’ is a slap in the face for musicians. It should pay them better

Fans can now donate to their favourite artists via Spotify, but this feature is a tacit admission that the firm undervalues the musicians that make it viable Ben Beaumont-Thomas | The Guardian | Thu 23 Apr 2020 Wednesday’s announcement by … Continue reading

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Play on! 12 of the best Shakespeare productions to stream

Theatres may be closed but you can celebrate the Bard’s birthday on Thursday by watching one of his plays online Chris Wiegand | The Guardian Wed 22 Apr 2020 12.06 BST Last modified on Thu 23 Apr 2020 13.23 BST Twelfth … Continue reading

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Artist Olafur Eliasson releases interactive works for Earth Day

Public invited to stare at series of dots for 10 seconds and consider each afterimage Mark Brown | Arts correspondent | The Guardian Wed 22 Apr 2020 10.00 BST Olafur Eliasson says he wants the public to be the artist for … Continue reading

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The Guardian: Who found this Cézanne in a hedge? Take the great British art quiz

With cultural institutions across the UK closed due to coronavirus, explore their collections through a fun quiz. Today’s is set by the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge This quiz is brought to you in collaboration with Art UK, the online home … Continue reading

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Music is a balm right now. But there’s little comfort for musicians

Deprived of income from live concerts by Covid-19, musicians and venues are in a fight for survival. Thankfully, fans can help John Harris | The Guardian Sun 19 Apr 2020 13.55 BST Last modified on Sun 19 Apr 2020 19.27 BST … Continue reading

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The Guardian: Stage presence: how drama schools adapted to the age of social distancing

Reinventing courses that rely on physical contact is a challenge, but digital training could be the perfect curtain-raiser into theatre’s brave new world Catherine Love | The Guardian Fri 17 Apr 2020 11.38 BST Last modified on Fri 17 Apr 2020 … Continue reading

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