Arts and culture

Don't support Langston Hughes Arts Center over valuable programs

Do not transfer money from the Office of Arts and Culture to Parks and Recreation. Money that is spent through the OAC is economic development- providing jobs, creating events- all of which maintains jobs, stimulates revenue, spending, tourism and taxes. Langston Hughes is mostly an inactive organization that does not make the same impact (audience numbers and quality of life impact) that the hundreds of organizations ...more »

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Eliminate MOHAI funding

I suggest you eliminate annual funding for MOHAI. They are flush with cash due to their sweetheart land deal from the state, plus additional funds from the city. They have enough cash to last them years and are spending $20 million on luxury upgrades to their new staff building, due to their recent windfall. They clearly no longer need annual subsidies from the city. Spend MOHAI's annual city funds on more needy arts ...more »

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