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Shahira Kamal excitedly walked into a small venue to perform, a much less frequent occurrence due to the COVID-19 pandemic, when she stopped dead in her tracks. “Not a single person was wearing a mask,” the 37-year-old singer, visual artist, and art instructor recalls. She knew it was the venue’s responsibility to ensure that patrons keep their masks on, and the musicians in her group were already masked, but she still felt uneasy, despite the smaller attendance due to the…