Vaccine mandate becoming latest COVID ‘new normal’ for work or play
September 24, 2021
As the Delta variant of COVID-19 ravages the unvaccinated population, killing some and filling hospitals, public, private, and government entities have renewed masking mandates, and more are enacting vaccination mandates and requiring proof of testing to stamp out the virus from places of both work and play.
photo: Matt Benoit © 2020
Local music plays on — differently — with stages dark during pandemic
July 31, 2020
For performers and proprietors with fully booked schedules from outdoor concert series and private weddings to indoor venues, the COVID-19 pandemic struck suddenly in March, indefinitely altering the lives of anyone associated with live entertainment.