Hulabaloo participants perform during a recent show with face shields and other precautions to prevent spread of coronavirus. (Photo: Christina Barth)
NEWARK – Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic earlier this year, it seems like every facet of life has been disrupted.
Licking County’s entertainment industry has been especially hurt.
Forced to close their doors in March at the height of the government-imposed shutdowns, most of Licking County’s entertainment venues have remained closed as they optimistically rescheduled their shows for the summer months, then more realistically, to 2021.
Venue officials say they, like businesses across the country, have taken cuts to their revenue. Some of them are now looking to the community for