The Nashville Symphony — like many cultural institutions — is trying to figure out how to stay afloat while music lovers are stuck at home. With concerts postponed indefinitely, the symphony’s staff and musicians are taking a 25% pay cut. But there could more tough decisions ahead.
What started as a creative outlet for Nashville musicians in quarantine is now becoming one of the only ways that artists can make money or connect with fans: livestreaming concerts. It’s a temporary Band-Aid, musicians say — but still far less than what they would have made in a normal spring of touring and playing […]
The 2020 census count is now in full swing, but with most Tennesseans being asked to shelter in place, no one will be knocking on doors and asking residents to fill out forms any time soon. The U.S. Census Bureau is making adjustments to get everyone in Tennessee counted, amid back-to-back crises in the state.
This is WPLN’s latest live blog, which will be updated regularly with news on the spread of coronavirus in Tennessee.
The briefing today is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. Eastern (4:00 Central). You can watch it live here.