How will San Antonio arts and entertainment fare in 2022?

Arts organizations and San Antonio fans tried to get past the coronavirus in 2021, only to be brought down to reluctance and closures as various variants harassed the community.

Looking towards 2022, the omicron variant of Covid-19 has given another challenge during year-end events and is hoping for normalcy in the New Year. the San Antonio Report examined five of the most important questions facing the arts and entertainment communities as the New Year approaches.

5. Will the restaurant industry be able to attract workers?

In 2017, San Antonio achieved rare status as a national culinary hotspot. Less than two years later, the pandemic struck, rocking what appeared to be a thriving industry. The extended hiatus in operations threatened results, but also inspired creative pivots in business models and new service regulations that emphasized on-the-go options. Restaurant workers were laid off and, while some returned when employers reopened with the help of federal funds, low wages and stressful working conditions, Worsened by onerous pandemic protocols and thorny clients, has turned away many, being part of the larger national trend dubbed the Great Resignation.

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Artist Judy Chicago on making a name for herself

Artist Judy Chicago on making a name for herself