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Midday On The Arts: Pandemic Takes Toll On Creatives And Arts Institutions

Jun 23, 2020

Keystone Korner, jazz restaurant and bar in Baltimore Maryland
Credit Photo Courtesy / Keystone Korner

Theaters, concert halls and live performance venues were the first to close when the pandemic arrived, and many will be among the last to re-open.  Tom talks with jazz impresario Todd Barkan Co-owner of  Baltimore jazz club Keystone Korner  and Audrey Fix Schaefer communications director of the National Independent Venue Association on what’s needed to keep independent music venues alive. 

Then Ken Skrzesz, executive director of the Maryland State Arts Council, joins Tom to discuss how Maryland artists and arts organizations are coping with COVID 19.

Keystone Korner Baltimore is reopening this Thursday at limited capacity.  All performance will be live-streamed for those wish to enjoy from home.  You can find more information on their webiste.