Casino money for the arts? | Bleader
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The Massachusetts legislature is considering a bill that would give 2 percent of tax revenues from casinos in that state to arts programs, according to a report in the Boston Globe. The proposed legislation also includes audience size and booking restrictions for casino entertainment, which arts groups there regard as competition. Will the coming Chicago casino (bet on it) steal audiences from cultural events? Should local arts groups be getting a compensatory cut?

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