WYES CONTINUES ITS SERIES ABOUT THE LOCAL IMPACT OF COVID-19
When we can plan to head to festivals again? Tune in to find out.
Premiered Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 7:30pm;
repeats Saturday, April 24 at 2:30pm and Sunday, April 25 at 7:30am
LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL: FESTIVALS
April is the month when we usually head to festivals for music and food and fun, but not this year. The COVID-19 pandemic has once again caused plans to change. The latest LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL looks into when we can plan to head to “Festivals” again.
Producer and host Marcia Kavanaugh is joined by panelists: Executive Director of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and FoundationDon Marshall and President & CEO French Quarter Festivals, Inc. Emily Madero to discuss the schedule for return of the festivals. Also featured is Director of the Mayor's Office of Cultural Economy Lisa Alexis who explains how the city is working with organizations in planning upcoming events.
This is the tenth episode in the series LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL. To view all episodes in this series, scroll down.
Meet the host and panelist for LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL: FESTIVALS
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In the fourth installment of LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL, local health experts and researchers discuss the latest on the vaccine and treatment of COVID-19. The program premiered on Thursday, October 8, 2020.
In the third installment of LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL, WYES connects with local higher education experts to bring viewers a closer look at the pandemic’s effect regionally. The program premiered on Thursday, September 10, 2020.
In the second installment of LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL, education experts discuss what options are going to be available for students, parents and teachers as the new school year starts. The program premiered on Thursday, July 30, 2020.
The first episode of LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL focused on how to stay healthy during this uncertain time. The program premiered on Thursday, June 25, 2020.
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