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08-27-2012, 02:01 PM
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Originally Posted by drew77 View Post
^ not sure what the big deal is here, but the orchestra, ballet, art gallery and theatre are staffed largely by performers and support employees that live and work in Winnipeg.

So what if $5 from your AC/DC concert ticket goes to support them? At least it stays in the community.
Funding the arts is unnecessary. World class outfits like the RWB and WSO (and Jets) should be able to figure out how to make a go of it without government subsidies.

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