Mona Foma 2021: summer festival skimps on shock and awe to thrust Tasmanian music and art into limelight

Pandemic forces the art institution’s annual event to embrace the ‘hyperlocal’ It’s quiet in Launceston after the rain. Fat, furry bumblebees flit between the wildflowers growing along the banks of…

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How to Pretend You’re in Tunis Tonight

The Tunisian capital beckons with white-sand beaches, the medina, cafe districts and Roman ruins that speak to its place in history. Luckily, there are ways to capture its spirit at…

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Will Averno Become a 'Marvel Universe' for Musicals?

The shows have not been staged, but three concept albums are at the center of a sprawling fictional world created largely by teenagers.

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Biden's Inauguration Will Feature Tom Hanks and Others

Inaugurations have long mirrored the nation’s cultural life. Joe Biden’s will feature Tom Hanks, Justin Timberlake and Jon Bon Jovi — remotely, in an age of illness and threats.

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In Ireland, Lifting a Veil of Prejudice Against Mixed-Race Children

The singer Jess Kavanagh is working to raise awareness about the experiences of mixed-race Irish people, particularly those born in the country’s infamous mother and baby homes.

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UK refused deal on post-Brexit travel for musicians, says Barnier

Amid growing uproar in the U.K. over post-Brexit travel for touring musicians, Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief negotiator, said the British government had rejected a clear offer from Brussels to…

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