The Orion

Art advocates concerned by cuts

Erin Wells (left) and Debra Simpson (right) banter as they enjoy the current art hung up on the gallery located on orange street.Photo credit: Annie Paige

Madison Holmes

February 14, 2014

After a year of tough budget cuts and layoffs, community members are worried that Chico will soon cut funding to local arts programs. The city's dire financial challenges have been an issue for a while now and members of the Chico community believe cuts are inevitable when the City Council approves a new budget in June, said Mark Orme, assistant city ma...

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