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Written By: Caroline Jane Smith
Executive Editor, American Journal of Trial Advocacy
I. Background and Current State of the Performing Arts during the COVID-19 Pandemic
In April of 2020, live music venues, performing artists, employees of the arts industry, and other performance spaces across the United States joined together to form the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA).[i] As the COVID-19 pandemic raged throughout the United States, performance spaces were among the first to close and due to social distancing restrictions, will likely be among the last to reopen. Continue reading “The Day the Music Died—Can Performing Arts Venues Use Eminent Domain to Save an Industry Shuttered by COVID-19?”