The Coronavirus Chronicle

The Coronavirus Chronicle #3: THE NOMAD’S QUANDARY

todayApril 15, 2020

This piece originally aired on March 20 and was replayed on April 15. 

As the biggest global health crisis in years threatens people around the world, we are checking in with people in Berlin in our new series: The Coronavirus Chronicle.

Jimbino Vegan, 40, is a “musician, artist, and European dude.” He has spent half his life traveling the continent playing music and arrived in Berlin shortly before we met him, busking outside a Kreuzberg cafe.

His greatest fear? Find out more below.

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“I don’t have much status, I’m a musician who plays in small bars,” Vegan said. “You could see me on the street playing and you wouldn’t think about giving me any cash because I’m just some dude sitting on the bench playing music.”



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Written by: monika.mueller.kroll

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The Coronavirus Chronicle #9: THE HARDEST LESSONS

How do you help young minds during a time of unprecedented stress brought on by a global pandemic? Berlin teacher Adrianne Oldham has the answer for her students online. Find out more in today’s edition of The Coronavirus Chronicle. This piece originally aired on March 30 and was replayed on April 14. 

todayApril 14, 2020


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