I’m sure you all have inboxes FULL of e-mails about concerts and events not happening. These cancellations are necessary but result in a lot of folks having financial issues in our community.

Our friends at PineCone has gotten together with some other great Raleigh organizations (VAE Raleigh, United Arts Council, Artspace, and more) to create the NC Artist Relief Fund to help musicians, actors, teaching artists, and other performers in our communities whose livelihoods depend on the kinds of social gatherings that current social distancing makes untenable. You can read more here.

Thank you to our friends at North Star Church of the Arts for setting an example by starting their fund for artists in Durham and advising the partners in this fund. Please support artists in Durham, North Carolina by donating to their fund.

If you can spare it – help these folks out.