Californians Rally To Save State Arts Funding

Hundreds of Californians rallied in San Francisco Wednesday to protest state legislature plans to eliminate arts funding. “Beating drums, reciting poetry and waving signs, the crowd of artists and arts lovers danced, chanted and cheered as speakers urged the state Legislature to spare the 27-year-old California Arts Council. Legislators are considering slashing the agency’s budget to help close the state’s $38.2 billion deficit.”