Rob Bettman, Executive Director for the D.C. Advocates for the Arts, has organized a movement bringing artists, arts groups, and patrons together to lobby D.C.'s mayor and council members for increased arts funding.
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Government funding is critically important to local artists and arts organizations, but how much arts funding is the right amount of arts funding?
Despite the place's storied jazz history I can't find any evidence that there's been a single jazz event there any time recently. Quite simply, nobody wants or needs the venue.
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