Guest Blog: Reopening a Live Event Space in the Age of Social Distancing

The last few months have been the closest the live events industry has gotten to full annihilation. When the government ordered Color Factory and the rest of our industry to close our doors in New York City and Houston in March, we, like most of you, didn’t know when or if we’d be able to reopen or ever effectively engage in public assembly activity again. The industry seemed full of misinformation, fear, and senseless destruction of value. As we moved through the pandemic, we had to make painful yet necessary cuts to staff and operations. We were doing all we could to survive… and we did.