Britt Joins The Music And Art Festivals Returning To The Rogue Valley

Britt Music & Arts Festival, an annual performance festival in Jacksonville, has announced live music lineups for this summer. The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will be coming back, too, likely attracting an influx of out-of-town visitors.

Bob Hackett is the director of Travel Southern Oregon. He says that although outdoor and culinary tourism helped keep the region’s economy afloat through the pandemic, live events are a staple in the valley.

“We were able to invite visitors here to have a really good experience even through 2020 and that really helps sustain us going forward,” said Hackett. “To have the cultural sector

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Staten Island summer festivals 2021: Every Saturday through August, roads will close for food and fun on Van Duzer Street

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Bring on the empanadas and soul food! Each Saturday for 12 consecutive weeks starting this weekend, restaurants and small businesses will be the draw to the heart of Stapleton with regular block parties. The section of Van Duzer at Wright and Beach Streets will be closed to vehicular traffic on those days to promote community gatherings from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Van Duzer Street Civic Association has organized the family-friendly series through NYC’s Open Streets car-free program. It will continue from June 12 through the rest of the summer.

Chicken empanadas at Amira’s in

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SUMMER ARTS GUIDE* 2021: A cautiously optimistic look ahead at live music, theater, art fairs and festivals | Arts and Theater

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Get ready for Concerts on the Square in a stadium.

As the weather warms and vaccination rates climb, local public health officials are “cautiously optimistic” that live bands, theater, opera and art fairs will return this summer.

Of course, those events won’t look the same. Shows Madisonians could once attend on a whim in pre-pandemic days may require a ticket to reserve part of a spaced-out grid. Events with tickets, like American Players Theatre or concerts at Breese Stevens Field, won’t sell as many.

Jazz at Five will

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JAMNOLA Announces JAMFest, a Celebration of New Orleans Art, Music, Food and Festivals

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NEW ORLEANS (press release) – There is nothing like New Orleans festival season. It’s one of the best times of the year to enjoy all of the art, music and food New Orleans has to offer. With spring festivals delayed this year, JAMNOLA, the cultural funhouse in the Marigny, invites you to come and enjoy one of the best shows in town. April 21 through May 2, JAMNOLA will launch JAMFest featuring new installations, weekend arts & crafts vendors, festival food vendors at Press Street Station and new merchandise, with a portion of the proceeds benefitting

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