Arts funding

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The Africa Centre is back. Now will Britain finally embrace all of its cultural heritage? | Jason Okundaye
The famous centre was forced to uproot itself from Covent Garden. Then came Black Lives Matter. Maybe this time it will be treasured, says writer Jason Okundaye

Jason Okundaye

01, Jul, 2022 @9:07 AM

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Tycoon Dimitris Daskalopoulos gives away huge haul of modern art
Collector tells why he is donating 350 major pieces to international galleries

Helena Smith in Athens

26, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Arts Council cuts will hobble regional touring, National Theatre director warns
Rufus Norris says DCMS levelling-up scheme will have exact opposite effect to that intended

Dalya Alberge

19, Jun, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Scotland to freeze funding on policing and early years education
Local government funding also to be frozen along with cuts to arts, trade and cultural funds to plug budget hole

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

31, May, 2022 @4:40 PM

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‘Do we want music to be a pursuit only of the wealthy?’ Anger grows at PRS Foundation cuts
Royalties company PRS for Music has announced a major funding cut for its charitable arm. Artists such as Black Country, New Road explain why it could damage the UK music scene

Ed Gillett

28, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Questions raised about UK arts donations of Leonard Blavatnik
FoI request shows Ukrainian-born benefactor was subject of correspondence over sanctions imposed upon others

Ben Quinn

16, May, 2022 @3:13 PM

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Want to make art? You better be rich: how Australian culture locked out the working class
Wages are low, work insecure and funding has been gutted. Amid a cost-of-living crisis and a pandemic, are we about to lose a swathe of artists to obscurity?

Vicki Kyriakakis

15, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Michael Baker obituary
Other lives: A key figure in Welsh theatre who co-founded Ritual and Tribal theatre, touring radical productions around Europe to great acclaim

Tim Baker

27, Apr, 2022 @7:22 PM

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‘He would get high before teaching’: how Mills College gave birth to music’s boldest minds
Fuelled by psychedelic counterculture, the Californian university has nurtured Steve Reich, Laurie Anderson and more – and caused riots at its concerts. But can it survive?

Robert Barry

20, Apr, 2022 @11:54 AM

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Somerset House donor married to oligarch quits board
Exclusive: Maria Adonyeva, who gave arts centre at least £380,000, also steps down as Tate patron

Ben Quinn

19, Mar, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Melbourne determined to be ‘a city of yes’ as it seeks to revive flagging cultural scene
Wednesday is the new Friday and late-night gigs are being replaced by pre-dinner, twilight shows as ‘repressed’ Melbourne is set free

Adeshola Ore

13, Mar, 2022 @7:49 PM

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Patrick Radden Keefe on exposing the Sackler family’s links to the opioid crisis
The journalist tracked the billionaire arts philanthropists’ role in the OxyContin scandal in his gripping bestseller. He talks about why the bad guys are still getting away with it

Sean O’Hagan

27, Feb, 2022 @10:00 AM

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