Daily Archives: November 24, 2009

Arts supporters protest city cuts


Dozens of people dressed in red and carrying signs filled the council chambers at City Hall last night to protest the city’s cuts to programs benefiting the arts.

The city’s support for the Bainbridge Island Arts and Humanities Council, which funnels the money to dozens of grants and cultural programs, was cut by 63 percent this year. The reduced support of is likely to continue into next year.

Read my story here.

And check out photographer Jesse Beals’ photo gallery of the protest here.