The Big Story Blog

Minnesota arts groups struggle with money woes

Posted at 6:20 AM on December 7, 2011 by Jon Gordon
Filed under: Arts

The Minnesota Orchestra has declared its biggest deficit ever. The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra projects a deficit for up to a million dollars for 2011 to 2012.

The Penumbra Theatre has had to cancel two plays as it copes with its own shortfall.

Today on The Big Story Blog we'll look at money and the arts.

About Paul Tosto

Paul Tosto

Paul Tosto writes the Big Story Blog for MPR News. He joined the newsroom in 2008 after more than 20 years reporting on education, politics and the economy for news wires and newspapers across the country.

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