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One 19th-century artist's effort to grapple with tuberculosis resonates during COVID-19

One 19th-century artist's effort to grapple with tuberculosis resonates during COVID-19

Like everyone else, artists have been challenged by new conditions and routines since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Longmont Symphony Orchestra finding ways to connect after COVID stopped the music

Longmont Symphony Orchestra finding ways to connect after COVID stopped the music

“I am filled with sadness that we have had to pause the exceptional growth that we have enjoyed,” Music Director Elliot Moore said in an email. “That said, we are committed to lifting up our community through music, and are finding new and creative ways to do this.”
Longmont Chorale cancels shows in October, December

Longmont Chorale cancels shows in October, December

“We know that this announcement will come as an enormous disappointment, not only to our audience but also to our singers and the Longmont community,” the nonprofit announced in a Wednesday email signed by President Bob Balsam.
With Artwalk Longmont chalk festival on the horizon, Illinois siblings' virtual travel could serve as inspiration

With Artwalk Longmont chalk festival on the horizon, Illinois siblings' virtual travel could serve as inspiration

As plans are being firmed up for a Longmont chalk art festival in September, would-be artists and young neighborhood Picassos can turn to a 14-year-old girl in Illinois for a bit of early inspiration.
Longmont Museum Summer Concert Series wraps up today with Quemondo

Longmont Museum Summer Concert Series wraps up today with Quemondo

Members can see the show live (if seats are still available) or it can be viewed online.
Longmont Shock Art voting underway, closes on Friday

Longmont Shock Art voting underway, closes on Friday

Longmont Art in Public Places took submissions from artists and it now is up to the community to pick their favorites designs to transform utility switchgear boxes into masterpieces.
Longmont Museum Summer Concert Series continues today with Megan Burtt

Longmont Museum Summer Concert Series continues today with Megan Burtt

Members can see the show live (if seats are still available) or it can be viewed online.
ArtWalk Longmont has plans for downtown on summer Saturdays

ArtWalk Longmont has plans for downtown on summer Saturdays

“We are thrilled to be able to adapt this much-loved event so that, even during this challenging time, our community can enjoy art by local artists while being safe and healthy. The arts are needed more now than ever,” Elaine Waterman, Firehouse Art Center’s executive director, stated in a news release.
COVID prompts art of a different breed in downtown Longmont

COVID prompts art of a different breed in downtown Longmont

Former Downtown business owner explores her newest passion in art.
HOPE concert series continues today with bluegrass, talk on justice

HOPE concert series continues today with bluegrass, talk on justice

The Summer Sundown Music Series continues every other week through Sept. 2, and will highlight a variety of musical genres and a number of community issues. It will do so virtually, with all the shows and talks livestreamed.