For our community of touring musicians, theatre performers, authors, painters, sculptors and so many others, the indefinite cancellation of public events means a complete loss of income and the anxiety of no clear end in sight.

Our retooled Staying In pages feature ideas, stories and updates from the organizations that grace our pages and make our life so Rose City rich. These peeks into the lives of creative humans and the ways they are adapting to this new way of presenting art and culture is creating a new paradigm for us all.

If you are an artist and looking for help, there are many resources available and we post them as we get them both here and via our website and Facebook pages.

For now, the big machine has stopped and we have never all been in this situation together before. Things change swiftly and what comes next is uncertain. Take care of each other and, if you can, keep supporting local businesses even if they are closed. Please remember to check in on those you care about over the next few months too. Stay safe and be kind to one other.

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