The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting our entire economy, but particularly the artists whose livelihood depends on audiences, and the organizations that give these artists a platform. Every cancellation impacts everyone from the artist to the venue staff and keeps critical revenue from our important cultural organizations. The Orange County Arts Commission has created an Orange… Read More →
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Press Release from Tamara Kissane: In collaboration with Tamara Kissane, the 2020 Piedmont Laureate, and local theatre artist Hayden Tyler Moses, Women’s Theatre Festival (WTF) proudly announces the Triangle Bake-Off Competition. This spirited playwrighting competition is open to North Carolina residents of all ages and experience levels. The Bake-Off will begin at 7:00 am on Friday, April 3 when… Read More →
By Emilie Menzel On March 30th, 2020, it was Vincent Van Gogh’s 167th birthday. On the morning of March 30th, 2020, his painting The Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring 1884 was stolen from the Singer Laren museum near Amsterdam where it was on display. My first thought—how apt a birthday present in this COVID-19… Read More →
By David Menconi The Coronavirus quarantine going into effect across America has been devastating for the nation’s business, but even more so for the arts. Not only has the shutdown canceled or postponed arts events, it has also closed down the restaurants, bars and other businesses where artists work to supplement their income. It’s an… Read More →