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Burberry Foundation Brings Artists in Yorkshire, New York Together Amid Lockdown

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LONDON – The Burberry Foundation has expanded its in-school arts and culture project, Burberry Inspire, to the U.S. amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Artistic partners taking part in the program, such as American Ballet Theatre, Northern Ballet, Reel Works, Leeds Young Film, Studio in a School NYC, The Hepworth Wakefield and Leeds Playhouse, turned to virtual learning to continue their lessons, despite the impact of the pandemic on education programs.

Artists from those institutions created virtual dance, sculpture and digital media artworks that were directly inspired by the students, with highlights including

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What to Read This Summer: A Symposium

Editor’s Note: Your plans may look different this year, but whether you’re vacationing or holed up at home, good books are equally necessary. We asked some well-read colleagues and contributors for their recommendations.

Richard Brookhiser
In my rural Elba I find it easiest to read old novels online. Stimulated by memories of the 1968 movie starring Julie Christie, I read Thomas Hardy’s Far from the Madding Crowd. It does not disappoint. The four main characters — Bathsheba Everdene and her three lovers, shepherd Gabriel Oak, farmer William Boldwood, and Sergeant Francis Troy — are sharply drawn, time and

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5 options for stay-at-home fun in SF: Tuesday, June 30

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<p>Photo: Cheryl Guerrero/Hoodline</p>

Photo: Cheryl Guerrero/Hoodline

The Bay Area’s shelter-in-place order has brought countless events usually held as in-person gatherings online. We’re aiming to support local businesses in San Francisco and Oakland by highlighting five of these events each day.

Got a suggestion for an online event based in SF or Oakland? Email our events reporter, Teresa Hammerl. 

Here’s your SF online event calendar for Tuesday, June 30. Tune in as residents of a Tenderloin SRO share their stories, learn about women who made significant changes in California’s history or get the scoop on the importance of the 2020 Census.

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Brazilian Phenom Anitta Signs With Warner Records

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Brazilian music phenomenon Anitta has signed a recording contract with Warner Records and is eyeing the release of a multilingual debut produced by Ryan Tedder in the U.S. later this year. The singer brings together elements of reggaetón, bossa nova, R&B, hip-hop, EDM and funk carioca in her own unique musical blend. She has recently collaborated with the likes of Miley Cyrus, J Balvin, Katy Perry, David Guetta and P. Diddy.

Already a star in her home country — where Anitta is the most streamed artist — and beyond, Anitta’s digital profile includes

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