Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera 5 Apr 2020

Australian artists connect with fans in new ways amid pandemic

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Going to movies, concerts or art exhibitions has become a thing of the past because of the coronavirus clampdown.
Millions of performers worldwide are out of work.
But some artists in Australia are bypassing the restrictions to stay in touch with their audience.

Al Jazeera's Nicola Gage reports from Sydney.


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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the 2020 U.S. Open tennis tournament in Queens, N.Y., will be held without fans amid the coronavirus pandemic. He also said that state hospitals can now allow visitors due to decreasing cases.

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