About Joshua @Josh_Barrage
Joshua Barajas is the arts editor for the NewsHour. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Arts Apr 09This photographer usually captures hugs. Now she documents social distancing
Portrait photographer Fran Monks' new photo series captures different people in different moments of isolation as the novel coronavirus spreads worldwide. Mainly using Skype, she snaps portraits of people inside their homes, after hearing their stories.
Arts Apr 07A singing hospital worker and more #SongsOfComfort
World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma weeks ago sought to soothe our anxieties by performing mini concerts that anyone could watch, and he put out a call for others to join him under the hashtag #SongsOfComfort. Many people heeded the call, recording…
Nation Mar 27WATCH: Philadelphia mayor gives coronavirus update
Kenney is expected to speak at 1 p.m. ET today. Watch his remarks here.
Nation Mar 27WATCH: Indiana governor gives coronavirus update
Holcomb is expected to speak at 2:30 p.m. ET today. Watch his remarks here.
Nation Mar 27WATCH: Virginia governor gives coronavirus update
Northam is expected to speak at 2 p.m. ET today. Watch his remarks here.
Nation Mar 27WATCH: Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine gives coronavirus update
DeWine is expected to speak at 2 p.m. ET today. Watch his remarks here.
Nation Mar 27WATCH: Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker gives coronavirus update.
Baker is expected to speak at 11 a.m. ET today. Watch his remarks here.
Nation Mar 27WATCH: Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser gives coronavirus update
Bowser is expected to speak at 11 a.m. ET today. Watch her remarks here.
Arts Mar 25Yo-Yo Ma’s musical effort to share #SongsOfComfort amid coronavirus
Last week, the NewsHour joined master cellist Yo-Yo Ma in asking the public to join the #SongsOfComfort effort and contribute music both old and new. Chief arts correspondent Jeffrey Brown shares some of what we have received here -- moments…
Arts Mar 24Yo-Yo Ma calls for #SongsOfComfort amid pandemic. Here’s how you can join the effort
Yo-Yo Ma has brought joy to listeners for decades with his virtuosic musicianship. Now, he is using his music to offer some comfort to a global audience in the midst of a pandemic that has sparked widespread anxiety and pain.