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Female street artists: ‘People assume I’m not the artist’

Rosie Woods and Camille Walala are both street artists passionate about brightening up our cities and making art accessible beyond galleries. But as well as creating giant works, Rosie says she’s also faced assumptions that her partner is the real artist and that she’s just his assistant. She and Camille are taking part in this …

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Covid-19: Swansea soprano stars in drive-in London opera

Image copyright Novkov Photographer Image caption Natalya Romaniw stars in the opera, performed outdoors under social-distancing rules A night at the opera might summon up images of people in suits and ballgowns sitting in stalls and boxes overlooking a stage. But when she performs in Europe’s first drive-in opera this weekend, Welsh soprano Natalya Romaniw …

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Dennis Skinner: Song about ex-MP tops Amazon download charts

image copyrightPA Media image captionDennis Skinner was an ever-present in British politics for the best part of five decades A song about a former Labour MP has been topping the Amazon download charts ahead of Lady Gaga, Kylie Minogue and Bruce Springsteen. Dennis Skinner, the so-called Beast of Bolsover, lost the seat he had held …

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‘My music students created an album in lockdown’

Grammy-nominated flutist and composer Nathalie Joachim spent a year working on a special project with her students at the Kaufman Music Center in New York City. The artist-in-residence and her 10th grade class were due to perform their piece of work in April. Then the coronavirus pandemic hit. But Nathalie and her pupils found a …

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Sir David Attenborough breaks Jennifer Aniston’s Instagram record

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Sir David will be seen in the Netflix documentary A Life On Our Planet in October Sir David Attenborough has broken Jennifer Aniston’s record for the fastest time to reach a million followers on Instagram. At 94 years young, the naturalist’s follower count raced to seven figures in four …

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