The Family Cloer is a colorful bunch. Their entire neighborhood, and beyond, is being reminded of that quality.
Travis Cloer, known for his eight years as Frankie Valli in “Jersey Boys” on the Las Vegas Strip; his wife, Jennifer, from “Peep Show” at Planet Hollywood Resort; and kids, Andi (age 7) and Rowan (age 5), recorded a time-lapse video as they colored their entire driveway.
They used multicolored sidewalk chalk for this project, working in tandem, brick by brick. One of the kids’ teachers mentioned that families in Italy had painted rainbows on their windows while remaining inside during the coronavirus outbreak.
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The Cloers took that concept and went to work Friday afternoon. They took a break overnight and finished the work Saturday, spending what Travis estimates as “three hours-ish” on the big art piece. They distilled all that activity into a 45-second, time-lapse video to Cloer’s song “ ’Til You Fall in Love” from his latest release, “Here’s Travis Cloer.”
The clip ends with the family posing over the message “Stay Safe With Love.”
Cloer is also putting together a series of terrific music videos called “QuaranTunes” on his Facebook page. Monday he posted a set of “Quaran-Tour 2020” dates, starting with “April 1, The Kitchen” through “April 10, The Driveway,” which will probably still be colored with chalk.
“We just wanted to bring a shine into this weird, kind of gloomy time,” says Cloer, who adds that the family’s work will remain “until it rains.”
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