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Ravaged by pandemic, art industry moots tax incentives to encourage local buyers and patrons



a group of people standing in a room: Since the pandemic first struck Malaysia, several small art galleries in Penang have closed down while many struggling local artists have had to find side work to make ends meet. — Picture by Steven Ooi KE


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Since the pandemic first struck Malaysia, several small art galleries in Penang have closed down while many struggling local artists have had to find side work to make ends meet. — Picture by Steven Ooi KE

GEORGE TOWN, Oct 24 — The art industry was among those hit hardest by the 18 months of the Covid-19 pandemic and needed urgent support for survival, according to Penang Art Society president Ch’ng Huck Theng.

He said art has not only been seen as non-essential during the pandemic, it was also neglected and forgotten when the government was

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China Wants ‘Sissy Idols’ and ‘Effeminate Men’ Scrubbed From Entertainment Industry

The Chinese government’s crackdown on the tech and entertainment sectors has now turned to “sissy idols,” “effeminate men” and all things “overly entertaining.”

The measures were sketched out in an eight-point plan on Thursday by the National Radio and Television Administration. It called for “further regulation of arts and entertainment shows and related personnel.”

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Announcing the measures, the Communist Party of China’s propaganda department accused some in the entertainment industry of bad influence on the young and of “severely polluting the social atmosphere.”

One of the eight sections to one one “boycotting being overly entertaining” explained

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Survey: Ohio arts industry lost $1 billion, could take 2 years to recover from COVID-19 pandemic

COLUMBUS (WCMH) – Ohio’s arts and creative industry could be far from recovering from the effects of the COVID-19 health crisis. A recent survey from advocacy group Ohio Citizens for the Arts (OCA) is painting a clearer picture of the pandemic’s toll on the sector.

“It’s really gutted this industry, an industry that really is at the backbone of prosperity and quality of life and building strong communities,” said OCA executive director Angela Meleca.

40 OCA members who responded to the group’s survey reported they’ve lost a collective $136

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