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NEA dispatches almost $500,000 to Austin arts

4:55 pm Jun. 14, 2017

The National Endowment for the Arts today announced almost $83 million in grants nationwide.

Of that, $2.5 million went to Texas. Almost $1 million of that was given to the Texas Commission on the Arts to pass along to artists

NEA, NEH, PBS on the chopping block once again

3:30 pm Feb. 20, 2017

Since my first day at the newspaper 28 years ago, the National Endowment for the Arts — its sibling National Endowment for the Humanities and Corporation for Public Broadcasting — have been under fire.

The only mildly surprising thing