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Lack of New Year’s Eve Celebrations Impact Performer’s Pockets

The pandemic made ringing in the new year less of a bang, and more of a fizzle, and for some the lack of celebrations impacts their ability to make money.

There were no fireworks to welcome 2021 in Seattle. The decades-long tradition was canceled for a second year in a row.

Around town, businesses and restaurants also made changes to how they operate on New Year’s Eve due to the pandemic.

For performers like Vivian Tam, this is a strange way to end the year.

“Very sad, and a little lonely. I think you miss the presence of all your fellow performers,” she said.

Tam is an aerialist. She also owns her own business called Chrysalis Circus.

Tam spent New Year’s Eve 2019, entertaining large crowds on a Seattle rooftop bar with one of her performers…

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