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Arts groups gather at Philly’s Kimmel Center with message: We’re back

It was a kind of coming-out party after 18 months of staying in. A reconnection between Philadelphia’s artists and the culture mavens who have missed them. An affirmation that Philadelphia’s arts sector is back.

This was the hopeful messaging Saturday at the Kimmel Center, where the doors were thrown open for a day of Beethoven, hip-hop, opera, poetry readings, and more. About 50 arts groups were represented, and the event, dubbed “Arts Launch 2021,” marked the first fully public event for the city’s largest arts presenter since it shut down for the pandemic in March 2020.

Of course, the public

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North Texas arts groups face new pandemic challenges

Editor’s note: Reconnecting after a traumatic year of separation and loss is a work-in-progress. KERA and The Dallas Morning News are collaborating to document how North Texas’ arts and culture scene is emerging from the pandemic. The News’ Tim Diovanni and KERA’s Jerome Weeks report on how performing arts groups and museums are grappling with state laws, CDC guidelines and a rise in coronavirus cases.

Canceling shows. Extending mask requirements. Testing staff and performers for COVID-19.

As coronavirus infections spike across the region due to the highly contagious delta variant, North Texas arts groups are again finding themselves on uncertain

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Chattanooga Tourism Co. gives grant funding to 26 local arts and culture groups

Jul. 30—The arts, culture and heritage of Chattanooga help make the Scenic City distinctive and appealing to both residents and visitors.

So when the Chattanooga Tourism Co. developed a new strategic plan two years ago about how to attract more tourists to Chattanooga, support for the arts and culture of the community was identified as one of the new missions of the tourism promotion agency.

The COVID-19 pandemic pushed back the effort for a year, but the Chattanooga Tourism Co. has now awarded its first 26 grants to local artists and cultural and historic programs which the agency plans to

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Multimedia artworks by eight groups of artists are exhibited at Haneda and Narita Airports from Feb. 27 | News

TOKYO, March 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — On February 27, 2021, the Agency for Cultural Affairs opened a new art exhibit at Haneda and Narita Airports as part of their “CULTURE GATE to JAPAN” initiative. Multimedia artworks by eight groups of artists are now exhibited at the airports as well as online, with the aim of promoting the appeals of Japanese culture and sharing it with the world.

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The theme of the exhibits at Haneda and Narita is “VISION GATE”. Under the curation of Paola ANTONELLI, these exhibits seek to explore the

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