The Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund, which is announcing $500,000 in grants to 11 performing and visual arts groups today, doubled its giving to $1 million a year in 2009 in response to funding cuts of the sort that have been in the news in recent weeks.

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    03/2/2015 - 4:09 am | View Link
  • School district working to save ROP courses - Santa Monica Daily Press
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    02/21/2015 - 1:13 pm | View Link
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    ... librarian, and she hosts reading groups every ... basic level or above in language arts last year. ... "Any cutbacks we would make at this ...
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  • Pittsburgh arts groups ended year in the red
    The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is one of several arts groups in the Pittsburgh region say they finished 2011 in the red, largely because of cutbacks in state money, and that doesn't surprise the head of the Allegheny County Regional Asset District.
    03/23/2015 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Music department faces drastic cutbacks as officials look to remedy budget woes
    The restructuring is just one of many examples across the University of how departments in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences and other schools ... even though it is cutting several ensemble groups. He said he was working with the Columbian College ...
    03/22/2015 - 7:58 pm | View Link
  • Songkran Festival to see water cutbacks
    adding that it would also be inviting Thai or Burmese cultural and arts group to perform at the event. According to the bureau, Thai-Burmese groups were facing pressure over the Songkran Festival this year and were divided on whether the act of splashing ...
    03/21/2015 - 5:01 am | View Link
  • Local arts organisation groups reject criticism by MPs of “disproportionate” funding for London boroughs
    This contrasts with Croydon, which arts groups claim is suffering a space shortage due to cutbacks. “The work and connections are in London” Boland said the company needed the Arts Council funding to take its production on tour because most UK venues ...
    11/12/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Making the Show Go On: Arts Groups Grapple with Federal Funding Cuts
    Her $1.6 million theater company is among two dozen groups facing major cutbacks to the grants they receive from the National Capital Arts and Cultural Affairs program. Last year, instead of the usual grant of roughly $300,000, GALA only received $74,000.
    09/22/2011 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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  • The Euro Crisis Is Hurting Cultural Groups
    Europe’s economic problems, and the austerity programs meant to address them, are forcing arts institutions there to curtail programs, tours and grants.
    03/26/2015 - 4:32 pm | View Website
  • Big budget cuts trigger outrage among unions and public ...
    As the province sets the table for deep spending cuts in the upcoming budget, teachers, nurses and public interest groups say they’re girding for the biggest ...
    03/26/2015 - 12:57 pm | View Website
  • Arts Funding Watch
    In this issue of Arts Funding Watch, the Foundation Center's newsletter devoted to arts-related topics, you'll read about a new report from the Cultural Policy Center ...
    03/25/2015 - 11:21 pm | View Website
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    In The New York Times Book Review, Teddy Wayne reviews Daniel Torday’s first novel, “The Last Flight of Poxl West.” Mr. Wayne writes: The novel is impeccably ...
    03/25/2015 - 5:56 am | View Website
  • Culture and the Arts
    The ArtsBeat blog is devoted to culture news and reviews, and to the work and interests of the reporters and critics of The Times’s culture department and the Book ...
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