Chicago is one of my favorite cities, almost like a second home, so it came as a relief to read now Mayor-elect Rahm Emmanuel speak forthrightly about the importance of the arts to the Windy City.
"As mayor, I will maintain adequate funding for the CSO and other arts groups important to the city of Chicago, and ensure that we use our incredible public assets — like Millennium and Grant Parks — to showcase these performances."
--- Rahm Emmanuel speaking on the arts.
Few newly elected Mayors, or politicians in general, are speaking out about their commitment to the arts as Emmanuel is.
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