NYC programs face devastation under Trump

NY Daily News | Ben Kochman:

Art programs throughout the five boroughs are bracing for crippling cuts if President Trump goes through with his proposal to defund the National Endowment for the Arts, which provides city groups millions of dollars a year. The agency gave $14.5 million to 419 city organizations in 2016, according to a study released Thursday by the city’s controller’s office… Read more

Image: Catherine Green, executive director of ARTs East New York, fears without the funding the group’s project to transform vacant lots in Brooklyn into arts hubs will disappear (Anthony Lanzilote)