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Hundreds rally to protest arts funding cuts (http://ajc.com)
"A $17.8 billion state budget passed by the Georgia House last week would wipe out the arts council, which supports the arts statewide, administers grants and maintains the State Art Collection. Before the House voted to eliminate the arts agency, Gov. Sonny Perdue's fiscal 2011 budget cut arts funding to $890,735, down from $2.52 million this year. Georgia could be the only state without an arts council recognized by the National Endowment for the Arts, unless the Senate restores funding cut by the House." The protest brought out drum circles, circle dancing and puppeteers? They're just making a case to CUT funding, not keep it.