Arts on the Chopping Block: Your Hometown

Listener Survey

Friday, March 11, 2011

Protesters rally for the arts in Topeka, KS on February 10, 2011. Protesters rally for the arts in Topeka, KS on February 10, 2011. (Dave Loewenstein)

Government budgets are slashing arts funding across the country so we asked our listeners to tell us about the cuts their communities face. Is "taxation equal to theft," as one listener wrote, or should the art funding go on?

Let us know local artist or cultural institution is threatened by funding cuts in your hometown. Fill out our quick survey below, and if you're feeling especially vocal on the subject, you can call and leave us a voicemail at 646-580-0360. We'll be collecting the best ones for possible broadcast. We may even shine a spotlight on your hometown.

See the results!

    Music Playlist
  • You Never Give Me Your Money
    Artist: Sarah Vaughan
    Album: Songs of the Beatles
    Label: Atlantic / Wea
    Purchase: Amazon

Comments [1]

Jack from Brooklyn

Let's get Arnie Duncan and the Obama administration to advocate for arts education. While there have been many concerts at the White House, and awards given to poets and visual artists (Maya Angelou and Jasper Johns, recently), Education Secretary Duncan does not include arts education in his push to improve education.

Mar. 13 2011 12:06 PM

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