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Art in Action: Art Saves

A young man contacted me last week to ask about the impact of a grant from Macon Arts Alliance last summer. I had never heard of Keith Holmes, Jr., but I was happy to speak with anyone who wanted to know how it affected me. I almost feel sorry for him because I was near tears just thinking about all that fear and uncertainty when it seemed like no one cared. And y’all know I can talk!

Anyway, I think he did a great job expressing the essence of all my gushing. What do y’all think? 😁

“When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, many artists who relied on live shows for their income found themselves without work. Even as pandemic restrictions began to wind down, some venues only opened in limited capacity.