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  • The performing arts have taken a major blow during the COVID-19 pandemic. Audiences have been encouraged to stay home and not gather indoors. Venues have closed. But intrepid artists all over the world have found a way. The show must go on.<br><br>Mojgan Hosseini, a member of the National Orchestra of Iran, plays a qanun on the roof of her home during mandatory self-isolation due to the new coronavirus disease outbreak, in Tehran, Iran, on March 26, 2020.
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  • People observe social distancing rules as they listen to musicians in London, May 17, 2020.
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  • Actor Baris Yildiz speaks for recording in front of cameras during the shooting of the Turkish series of "Tutunamayanlar - Online" ("The Disconnected - Online") in Istanbul, April 16, 2020.
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  • Gunslinger performs at a car concert in Erfurt, Germany, May 21, 2020.
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  • The Uceli Quartet performs for plants during a concert that will later be streamed to mark the reopening of the Liceu Grand Theatre in Barcelona, Spain, on June 22, 2020, following a national lockdown to stop the spread of COVID-19.
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  • Singers perform as the Rhinemaidens in Michigan Opera Theater's "Twilight: Gods," an abbreviation of Wagner's "Gotterdammerung" presented as a drive-thru show in a parking garage in Detroit, Oct. 17, 2020.
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  • Bolshoi theatre leading soloist Igor Tsvirko and first soloist Margarita Shrainer attend a lesson in the kitchen of their apartment in Moscow on April 29, 2020, during a strict lockdown in Russia to stop the spread of COVID-19.
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  • Two musicians play a concert for citizens at home, while driving on the back of a truck through the district of Marzahn-Hellersdorf, as the spread of COVID-19 continues in Berlin, April 17, 2020.
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  • Broadway dancers perform in Times Square, Oct. 24, 2020, in New York.
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  • A flamenco dancer performs behind plastic as a protection measure against COVID-19 on July 18, 2020, in Granada, Spain.
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  • DJ Craig Harrison plays to festivalgoers attending the Gisburne Park Pop-Up, the first purpose-built socially distanced outdoor festival in the U.K., held on the Gisburne Park Estate in the village of Gisburn, England, on July 11, 2020.
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  • Four hundred freelance professional musicians perform in Parliament Square, highlighting the need for targeted support for freelance musicians and all those who work in the arts and entertainment sector, Oct. 6, 2020, in London.
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  • In this Oct. 26, 2020, photo, production engineers record the band Galactic for a video stream concert, inside an empty Tipitina's music club in New Orleans.
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  • Spectators inside plastic booths as a biosecurity measure enjoy a theater performance, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Oct. 28, 2020.
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  • A small audience watches a slimmed-down orchestra and social distanced performers present Rigoletto in Stockholm, Oct 12, 2020.
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  • A woman performs a rope act during a showing of the small circus Delmonde in Frankfurt, Germany, Oct. 31, 2020.
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  • Opera singers perform during a staging of the opera "Maria Stuarda" at the Deustchen Theater Berlin, Oct. 28, 2020.
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  • Musicians of the Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra play in PVC balls during a performance of "Social Distance Stacks" by the artist Florian Mehnert, Nov. 12, 2020, in Stuttgart, Germany.
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  • The philharmonic band of Halandri municipality play Christmas songs on the double decker bus as passers-by take photographs in Athens, Dec. 24, 2020.
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  • Dancers perform for visitors touring the Light of the World: Christmas Lights at Saddleback at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, Calif., Dec. 13, 2020.
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  • A film crew records members of the St. Marien Church choir in Reinickendorf district singing during a devotion to be streamed for the fourth day of Advent during the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic on Dec. 11, 2020, in Berlin.
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  • Dancers in masks perform in the ensemble competition as Youth America Grand Prix holds socially distanced auditions for hundreds of California's aspiring ballet dancers in San Diego, Calif., Nov. 13, 2020.
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  • Members of the Miami City Ballet perform at the Vizcaya Museum gardens on Feb. 5, 2021. The Miami City Ballet dedicated its 2021 spring season to the community during its 35th anniversary season in a series of seven pop-up performances.
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  • Actors, acrobats and musicians connected with the Cirk La Putyka ensemble performed as part of the Revived Shop windows event in the shop windows of selected closed companies in the center of Prague, Jan. 21, 2021.
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  • The Flaming Lips give a socially distanced "Space Bubble" concert, using individual inflatable bubbles to avoid the spread of COVID-19, at the Criterion in Oklahoma City, Jan. 22, 2021.
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