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Apr 7, 2020

Public art, specifically street music, is an often under appreciated component of a rich urban culture. As many people are forced into a shelter-in-place lifestyles with the outbreak of COVID-19, busking has disappeared. However, in New York City, where the state's governor has implemented a more stratified social distancing, busking may be a lifeline for both artist and viewer. I speak with J.P. Couling about his experience playing music in the parks and subways of the city that never sleeps.