What would normally be a summer full of shows, live music and other entertainment is shaping up to be one marked by cancellations, refunded tickets and empty planners.

Gov. Gina Raimondo has said that her limit on gatherings, imposed to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus, likely won’t rise above 50 people for the rest of the summer, making the hosting of parades, events and festivals that usually draw tens of thousands of attendees impossible.

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But the organizers of many of the festivities that usually

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