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Cultural Life Is Back in Europe. In the U.K., They Talk of Collapse.

Cultural Life Is Back in Europe. In the U.K., They Talk of Collapse.

Cultural Life Is Back in Europe. In the U.K., They Talk of Collapse. Cultural Life Is Back in Europe. In the U.K., They Talk of Collapse. Those snap actions reassured arts leaders in the short term, but as the lockdown dragged on many felt the government had become more focused on developing guidelines for reopening than dealing with the financial …

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Coronavirus: Stephen Fry and Grayson Perry warn UK could become ‘cultural wasteland’

Coronavirus: Stephen Fry and Grayson Perry warn UK could become ‘cultural wasteland’

Coronavirus: Stephen Fry and Grayson Perry warn UK could become ‘cultural wasteland’ Coronavirus: Stephen Fry and Grayson Perry warn UK could become ‘cultural wasteland’ Stephen Fry, Grayson Perry and Anish Kapoor have signed a letter warning the government that the UK could become a “cultural wasteland” without financial support for the creative industries amid the coronavirus crisis. More than 400 …

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How coronavirus masks became the latest symbol in the US cultural divide

How coronavirus masks became the latest symbol in the US cultural divide

Kevin Krannawitter won’t wear a mask because he just doesn’t think it’s necessary, whatever the scientists say. Marilyn Singleton won’t wear one either — and she’s a physician — because she says it’s un-American for the government to force people to cover their faces. You won’t see Ricardo Thornton in a mask because it reminds him of a time when …

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Laura Marling: ‘I won’t be reduced to a cultural trope. I’m not just a victim’

Laura Marling: ‘I won’t be reduced to a cultural trope. I’m not just a victim’

Laura Marling had “quite a shock” doing press for her last album. The sixth record in the singer-songwriter’s unflagging career, Semper Femina explored the ways Marling looked at other women, blurring the boundary between an innocent fascination and a sexual one. Interviewers demanded to know the exact intention of her gaze. Did it mean that she had experimented with her …

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