The Pattern Saturday sidewalk sale. The Girls in Management Awards ceremony. The dedication of the Rocky & Bullwinkle statue put in on Sundown at Holloway. Demin Day.
That’s a brief listing of March and April occasions in West Hollywood which have been cancelled or postponed due to “keep at dwelling” orders issued by the state and county in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. A complete of 55 occasions scheduled from March 1 to June 30 which might be at the least partially funded by town or which require metropolis permits have been cancelled or postponed. The latest have been Friday’s annual Rainbow Key Awards, organized by town’s Lesbian and Homosexual Advisory Board, and Pawsapalooza, a fundraiser for the PAWS/LA nonprofit, which helps low-income seniors and people with disabilities care for his or her pets.
On March 12, the Metropolis of West Hollywood cancelled all non-essential metropolis occasions and gatherings, moved metropolis conferences to a digital platform the place relevant, and revoked particular occasion permits and movie permits to adjust to the social distancing orders. Along with the Rainbow Key Awards, these cancellations embody the Public Security Awards, an annual occasion of town’s Public Security Fee. Town additionally has cancelled the “mayor reorganization,” which is an annual ceremony, scheduled this 12 months for Might 18, at which Metropolis Councilmember Lindsey Horvath might be put in as mayor and Councilmember John Heilman as mayor professional tem.
The Metropolis of West Hollywood spends roughly $6.2 million sponsoring or internet hosting or co-hosting occasions every year. The most costly occasions which have been cancelled or postponed are the 2020 LA Pleasure parade and competition (postponed to a date unsure), for which town has budgeted $3.2 million. That occasion, which attracts an estimated 125,000 individuals to West Hollywood, is also a serious generator of income for native bars, eating places and retailers. Nonetheless, whereas it’s the metropolis’s most expensive occasion, the cash town spends per estimated attendee is $25.33. Against this, town spends a median of $300 per attendee on the annual Chamber of Commerce State of the Metropolis occasion and $186 for every of the estimated 350 individuals who attend the Girls in Municipal Authorities’s management convention.
Town has an extended listing of occasions scheduled for subsequent fiscal 12 months (July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021) for which choices whether or not to cancel or postpone haven’t but been made. The listing consists of the Halloween Carnaval, for which town at the moment has budgeted $1.Eight million and which attracts an estimated 250,000-500,000 individuals.
The listing might be offered tonight to the Metropolis Council which is predicted to take these occasions into consideration because it considers the funds for the 2020-2021 fiscal 12 months, a interval during which there might be a pointy drop in income due to the pandemic.
Under is a chart that lists occasions cancelled or postponed by way of June 27 with their price to town and their estimated attendance. It’s adopted on Web page 2 by an inventory of occasions at the moment deliberate from July 1, 2020, by way of June 30, 2021 whose standing is unclear.
|DATE||EVENT||STATUS||COST TO CITY||ATTENDANCE|
|3/1/20 – 3/31/20||Girls’s Historical past Month (Four occasions plus shows)||Postponed||$15,000||Varies by occasion|
|3/14/20 – 3/20/20||DEMO – MAK Heart||Postponed||$9,000||100|
|3/14-3/15/20||Transvagina Monologues – NOW||Postponed||$4,400||100|
|3/14/2020||Maslenitsa – Dance Studio Showtime Katusha||Postponed||$9,000||100|
|3/21/2020||Reworking Group – Rocco||Postponed||$4,400||50|
|3/21/2020||Pattern Saturday – WeHo Chamber & Capitol Medicine||Cancelled||$0||2000|
|3/25/2020||Girls in Management Awards||Cancelled/ Postponed||$10,000||250|
|3/28/2020||Dedication of Rocky & Bullwinkle Statue||Cancelled||$2,000||100|
|3/31/2020||Transgender Visibility Day||Cancelled||$1,000||50|
|04/01 -04/30/20||Sexual Assault Consciousness Month||Cancelled||n/a||marketing campaign|
|4/1/20 – 4/30/20||LA Get Down Competition – Greenway Arts Alliance||Postponed||$9,000||150|
|4/11/2020||The California Sound – GMCLA||Postponed||$9,000||100|
|4/19/2020||City Forestry Symposium||Postponed||$7,500||100|
|4/19/2020||Discover Dance – Benita Bike||Postponed||$2,000||50|
|4/21/2020||Nationwide Poetry Month (2 occasions plus road banner show)||Cancelled||$5,000||5000|
|4/22/2020||Homeless Academic Coaching Collection – Everybody In||Cancelled||$1,000||50|
|4/24/2020||Transfer Me – Heidi Duckler||Postponed||$7,625||100|
|4/25/2020||Evening of Therapeutic – Taking Again Ourselves||Cancelled||150|
|4/26/2020||The Return of the Bachs – Kontrapunctus||Postponed||$4,000||50|
|4/29/2020||Homeless Academic Coaching Collection – Everybody In||Cancelled||$1,000||50|
|5/1/20 – TBD||Rainbow Key Awrards||Cancelled||$6,000||100|
|5/1/2020||Pawsapalooza – PAWS/LA||Cancelled||$1,200||700|
|5/6/2020||Homeless Academic Coaching Collection – Everybody In||Cancelled||$1,000||50|
|5/6/2020||LA County Lesbian, Bi, Queer Girls’s Well being occasion||Cancelled||$5,000||100-200|
|5/9/2020||Victory in Europe Day/March||Digital format||$14,000||1000|
|5/11/2020||Public Security Awards||Cancelled||$5,000||100|
|5/15/2020||Rogue Lab – Rogue Artists||Postponed||$7,500||200|
|5/16/2020||World Canine Day – Vanderpump Canine||Cancelled||$0||2550|
|5/17/2020||Russian Cultural Competition (month-long competition)||Cancelled||$144,400||4000|
|DATE||EVENT||STATUS||COST TO CITY||ATTENDANCE|
|5/18/2020||Mayoral Reorganization||Cancelled||$11,500||100 – 250|
|5/20/2020||Senior Well being Truthful||Cancelled||$10,000||500|
|5/22/2020||Harvey Milk Day (Expensive Harvey Studying)||Digital Format||$5,000||100-120|
|5/23/2020||Triumph – LA Girls’s Theatre Competition||Postponed||$6,250||200|
|5/25/2020||Memorial Day Show||Static Show||$500||Static Show|
|5/30/2020||Charlie Parker Centenary – LAXART||Postponed||$8,000||200|
|5/31/2020||A Star is Born – VOX Femina LA||Postponed||$7,125||100|
|5/31/2020||She Angels Pitchfest – 360 Karma||Cancelled||$0||150|
|5/31/2020||Memorial Day Show||Static Show||$500|
|05/22/20 – 06/30/20||One Metropolis One Pleasure (20-25 occasions. 1-2 reveals)||Digital Format||$52,000||10,000|
|6/1-30/20||Artist Nook Gallery||Postponed||$3,600||100|
|6/6/2020||AIDS/Lifecycle – AIDS/Lifecycle||Cancelled||$0||2300|
|6/8/2020||Annual Historic Preservaton Celebration||Postponed||$6,000||75|
|6/12/2020||Out There – LA Artwork Affiliation||Postponed||$6,825||200|
|6/12/2020||Annual Dyke March||Cancelled||$8,000||300|
|6/12/20 – 6/14/20||LA Pleasure 2020||Postponed||$3,166,151||125,000|
|6/13/2020 – 6/14/2020||#SIZZLE! at CSW||Postponed||$10,000||N/A|
|6/20/2020||Honoring our Transcestors – Nahshon Dion Anderson||Postponed||$4,600||50|
|6/27/2020||Snow White and Eve – Invertigo Dance||Postponed||$4,400||100|
|6/27/2020||DoYou – Yozmit||Postponed||$3,600||50|