Arts group names president

David Lawrence, who has been acting president at Arts Council of Indianapolis since July, continues the task of leading an organization that has seen its
funding fall dramatically in the past year.

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Arts funding maintained in city budget proposal

The Indianapolis arts community is breathing a collective sigh of relief after learning that the city is not expected to reduce
its funding in 2010. The City-County Council will hear public comments tonight on Mayor Greg Ballard’s 2010 budget before
voting on it Sept. 21.

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State, city agencies get new round of federal arts funding

Indiana and Indianapolis arts agencies will receive more than a half-million dollars in federal stimulus money to help save
jobs at local organizations, the National Endowment for the Arts announced today. A second round of American Recovery and
Reinvestment Act funding includes $250,000 for the Arts Council of Indianapolis.

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