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The Art Angle Podcast: Benin Bronzes Part 1

Welcome to the Art Angle, a podcast from Artnet News that delves into the places where the art world meets the real world, bringing each week’s biggest story down to earth. Join host Andrew Goldstein every week for an in-depth look at what matters most in museums, the art market, and much more, with input from our own writers and editors, as well as artists, curators, and other top experts in the field. For decades, one of the most urgent moral debates in the museum world has revolved around restitution,…

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Covid19 Europe 

France’s summer festivals to go ahead, but with strict Covid-19 restrictions

From jazz festivals to outdoor theatre, towns and cities across France host summer festivals, but existing Covid-19 restrictions and a lack of certainty over when the pandemic will end left organisers demanding clarity from the government. “It is essential that we give visibility to our festival organisers who, early in the year, must decide whether to proceed and in what format, even if the pandemic will continue to create uncertainty,” the culture ministry said in a statement. The rules will apply to indoor and outdoor events. Reactions to the government’s…

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Africa Management 

Ykee Benda officially takes over as Uganda Musicians Association president

Singer Wycliffe Tugume aka Ykee Benda has formally handled the workplace as Uganda Musicians Association (UMA) President. Benda has actually been the acting UMA president for nearly a month now after the initial association president Sophie Gombya left the office to concentrate on her political goals. The Singa struck maker has actually sworn in as the president together with songstress Cindy Sanyu who will be working as the vice president.During this swearing in ceremony, Benda exposed that the highly discussed Uganda Performing Rights Society( UPRS)website was totally re-designed and released…

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Covid19 Europe 

Germany sets up experiment to study how coronavirus spreads at a concert

Germany has held a pop concert to study how those attending would spread coronavirus. Researchers studying COVID-19 packed part of a Leipzig arena with volunteers on Saturday, collecting data in a “real-life” simulation of a pop concert with strict health and safety controls. About 1,500 people, who had all tested negative for coronavirus and had to wear protective masks throughout the day’s testing, took part in the Restart19 experiment run by the University Hospital in Halle. Researchers equipped each volunteer with electronic contact tracers to record their routes in the…

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