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  • New Yorker festival offers virtual culture streams
  • New Yorker festival offers virtual culture streams
    Ståle Grut | Wikipedia Commons (2019) ©
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New Yorker festival offers virtual culture streams

With physical events off the cards due to the pandemic, people have been getting their cultural hit virtually. The annual New Yorker festival, a week-long series of talks and conversations, has sold over 20,000 tickets by lowering prices and offering fewer events to prevent stream-fatigue.

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