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Impact of the Arts

Not often are the words “art” and “economy” in the same sentence, but this episode of Stay Tuned focuses on the relationship between the two. More people attend art events and venues in a year than they do Cardinal, Blues and Rams games combined. Randy Cohen of Americans for the Arts talks about how much the arts bring to the community financially. Tara Pham, a community blogger, discusses its impact on the city culturally.

Public art is definitely something that can engage everybody. Tara Pham

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Win-win: Art and communities build on each other

Win-win: Art and communities build on each other

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Nonprofit arts inject $582 million into local St. Louis economy

Nonprofit arts inject $582 million into local St. Louis economy

By Greta Weiderman, St. Louis Business Journal. Nonprofit arts and culture organizations generated $582.3 million in total economic activity in St. Louis in 2010.more …

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