U.S. Readies Small-Business Grants as P.P.P. Nears End

New programs for restaurants and live-event businesses will soon start taking applications as the Paycheck Protection Program winds down.

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Federal Aid for Closed Cultural Venues Will Be a Race for Cash

Tens of thousands of eligible music clubs, theaters, museums and other spaces may overwhelm a $15 billion grant fund run by the Small Business Administration.

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Stimulus Offers $15 Billion in Relief for Struggling Arts Venues

The coronavirus relief package that Congressional leaders agreed to this week includes grant money that many small proprietors described as a last hope for survival.

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Jazz Lives in Clubs. The Pandemic Is Threatening Its Future.

The entire concert industry is struggling as the Covid-19 shutdown continues. But a genre rooted in live performance and in-the-moment dynamics is in particular peril.

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