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Cleveland buildings to be lit red in support of restarting live events

More than 25 buildings, including the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse will take place in the demonstration.

CLEVELAND — With live events having largely been on hold since the start of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, several buildings in downtown Cleveland will take part in a demonstration in an attempt to raise awareness for the live events industry.

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According to a release from WeMakeEvents North America, more than 1,500 buildings nationwide will be lit red from 9 p.m.-12 a.m. on Tuesday night to support the #RedAlertRESTART Day of Action. 

Per the release, the goal of the demonstration "is to raise public awareness about the economic plight of the Live Events Industry and urge Congress to pass the RESTART Act as well as extend PUA and FPUC to provide financial assistance to unemployed and 1099 workers."

In Cleveland, more than 25 facilities are expected to take part in the demonstration, including the following:

  • Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
  • GE Chandelier in Playhouse Square
  • Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
  • Terminal Tower
  • Severance Hall
  • West Side Market
  • Jacobs Pavilion At Nautica
  • Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland
  • Blossom Music Center
  • Great Lakes Science Center
  • House of Blues Cleveland
  • Agora Theater & Ballroom
  • Various K&D Properties (Residences at Halle, Residences at Leader and others)

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