While news of COVID-19 has come with plenty of information (and misinformation), it’s also come with an unprecedented number of performance and event cancellations. That leaves local creatives in need of much more than hand sanitizer. Asheville Area Arts Council is providing some assistance in the form of an online resource: Guidance for Arts Professionals & Organizations. The database includes information and contacts from organizations such as WNC Nonprofit Pathways and the National Coalition for Arts’ Preparedness & Emergency Response. There are also articles such as “Canceled gigs due to coronavirus? Here’s what you can do” by Lisa Husseini, who coaches creatives and entrepreneurs. Find the up-to-date resource at ashevillearts.com/advocacy/covid-19. Photo by Getty Images
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