Barking Legs Dance On Hold, Music In The Garden Is On

Monday, July 13, 2020

Barking Legs regrets to announce that Drive-In Dances has been postponed, with no date rescheduled as yet. There are 10 dancers and numerous ancillary personnel involved with the production. Two dancers recently developed symptoms suggestive of possible COVID-19, and another two have had recent exposure to co-workers elsewhere who have tested positive.

While Barking Legs officials are pleased to have no positive tests to report, caution forces it to hold off for now. Refunds are being issued, and more information will come about rescheduling. 

A solo performance by Ben Van Winkle is easier to pull off safely in the backyard garden, said officials, and is  on, though the audience will be capped at 30 people to allow distancing.

Wednesday Jazz is on hiatus for the moment, but officials are actively exploring options to get it back in some way, shape or form.

 


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