Amidst city budget cuts Mayor Nutter gives Philly Orchestra a $250,000 dollar boost

Leaders of cultural organizations in Philadelphia are concerned about how the city will make future appropriations. The Philadlephia Orchestra received 250-thousand dollars from the city’s cultural fund directly from the Mayor which is not how money is supposed to be doled out. From WHYY’s Arts and Culture desk, Alex Schmidt reports.

Leaders of cultural organizations in Philadelphia are concerned about how the city will make future appropriations. The Philadlephia Orchestra received 250-thousand dollars from the city’s cultural fund directly from the Mayor which is not how money is supposed to be doled out. From WHYY’s Arts and Culture desk, Alex Schmidt reports.

[audio: arts20090106.mp3]

Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

It will take 126,000 members this year for great news and programs to thrive. Help us get to 100% of the goal.