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The NEA Announces Its 2020 National Heritage Fellowship Winners

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| A soul singer from Atlanta, an Iroquois bead artist, West African dancers and an Armenian vocalist are among this year's recipients of National Heritage Fellowship

Oscars Postponed 2 Months Because Of Pandemic


The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences delays the 2021 Oscar ceremony from February to April because of COVID-19.

Cameras Can Roll In Hollywood Again


New guidelines detail how film, television and commercial production can reopen in Los Angeles County.

The Smithsonian Is Collecting Coronavirus 'Artifacts' To Document The Pandemic


As part of the effort, curators at the National Museum of African American History and Culture plan to collect objects that tell the stories of black Americans during the pandemic.

Cease And Desist Order Issued Against 'First Concert' In Arkansas


The Arkansas Department of Health on Tuesday issued a cease and desist order to a Fort Smith promoter who planned to hold an indoor concert on Friday.

Comedy Community Mourns The 'End Of An Era' As UCB Closes New York Locations


Upright Citizens Brigade, the improv mainstay and launchpad for many comics, will no longer have a physical space in New York City. Despite UCB's flaws, "people are grieving," a former UCBer says.

Tony Award-Winning Actor Brian Dennehy Has Died At The Age Of 81


Two-time Tony Award winner Brian Dennehy was a towering figure on stage - artistically and physically. He died yesterday of a non-COVID-related heart attack in a Connecticut hospital.

Postcards From The Pandemic


Over the past weeks, most us have had to adapt to a new normal. We reached out to a few TED speakers to ask how their lives have changed and what they're thinking about these days.


SXSW Film Festival Heads to Amazon


The SXSW Film Festival joins other cancelled or postponed film fests looking for alternate ways to screen their movies.