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Uniting Manitou Springs’ library and art center to enrich community | Library Limelight | Cheyenne Edition

As we all endure the many ripple effects from the ongoing pandemic, the power of collaboration gives me hope for the future. The art and culture community can survive and thrive — but it will require creativity and openness to new opportunities with other likely, and not-so-likely, allies.

The Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region and local artists realized the need to pivot in the wake of COVID-19, so art and cultural experiences could be delivered to community members in a safe and engaging way. As a result, we launched Curbside Culture, a new program that facilitates small-scale live performances outside of private residences, businesses, and gathering spots.

Now, we also can celebrate more synergy, right in the heart of Manitou Springs, to support people’s aspirations and boost prosperity. Art, literature, creative studios, and meeting spaces will soon unite under one roof to enrich the local community and broader

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How The Entertainment Convention Community Is Adapting Mid-Pandemic

For years, entertainment conventions have been a thrilling right-of-passage for die-hard enthusiasts to celebrate all things comics, art, film, television, pop culture and more. Whether it gives someone an occasion to dress up in their favorite cosplay character, meet their most admired celebrity or interact with creative artists selling unique merchandise, the demand is overwhelming for these annual events in cities all across the U.S. and beyond. Where else can you find The Joker, Darth Vader and Thanos walking a convention floor? One villain, however, that these successfully proven businesses did not see coming showed up unannounced earlier this year in the form of coronavirus.

Just as other businesses and society in general have found ways to adapt in their communication skills during this pandemic, these entertainment groups have also had to adapt, in order to continue in some capacity. With a majority of convention spaces unavailable

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INDULGE presents personal stories of resiliency, hope and strength from Miami’s community leaders

At INDULGE, we like to think outside the box. For our team, it’s all about the stories behind the people belonging to our diverse community that we feature in every issue and now as part of our limited editorial series MOSAIC. In the past four weeks, we have brought you personal stories of resiliency, hope and strength from Miami’s community leaders — each walking us through their experience during the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak. Today, we continue in our mission to present our readers with relatable and oftentimes moving examples of inspiration in a challenging time. Our commitment as a top regional publication is to further examine how our melting pot of cultures and personalities is the very reason that South Florida has become a mosaic to be inspired by.

Because we represent Miami’s diverse community.

Because we care.

Because every person has a story to tell.

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