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Joshua Barajas is the arts editor for the NewsHour. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Politics Jan 20WATCH: Yolanda Adams sings ‘Hallelujah’ at national COVID remembrance
President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, joined by their spouses, delivered remarks at the event.
Arts Jan 19WATCH: Nurse sings ‘Amazing Grace’ at national COVID remembrance
With the Reflecting Pool as a backdrop, and 400 lights lit up in honor of the 400,000 dead, Lori Marie Key, a 29-year-old nurse from Livonia, Michigan, sang “Amazing Grace.”…
Arts Jan 19How communities across the country are honoring COVID victims
From tiny flags to empty chairs, here’s how different communities in the U.S. are memorializing the victims of the pandemic.
Arts Jan 19WATCH: Biden, Harris speak at memorial ceremony in honor of COVID-19 victims
The lighting memorial ceremony is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. ET today. Watch the event here.
Arts Jan 18WATCH: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra performs COVID tribute
In a musical tribute to COVID victims, Washington state’s Vancouver Symphony Orchestra performed Samuel Barber’s sorrowful “Adagio for Strings” inside a largely empty concert hall and for an audience online.
Arts Jan 11Misty Copeland’s ‘Bunheads’ is an ode to friendship in the dance studio
The new children’s book by ballet star Misty Copeland is filled with direct nods to real people in her life who have encouraged her talent over the years, but also the more universal ways that dance friends become sources of…
Politics Jan 06Acting U.S. Attorney General says U.S. Capitol insurrection an ‘intolerable attack’
Rosen said Wednesday that the Justice Department has been working with U.S. Capitol Police and other federal law enforcement agencies to secure the Capitol.
Arts Dec 3020 mementos that carried you through 2020
In your own words, here are the stories behind 20 mementos that got you through 2020.
Arts Dec 23The 101 songs you turned to in 2020
We asked our readers which songs helped them survive a strange and devastating year. Some tracks offered an escape. Some infused joy and despair.
Arts Dec 17The songs we turned to in 2020
Fifteen artists and authors share the songs they played again and again.