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How Do You Make a City Hungry for Art?

If San Diego's Vibrant Arts Scene Wants to Be World-Class, It Needs to Be More Accessible, More Diverse, and Better Funded

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In 2011, the San Diego Performing Arts League was in trouble. Once one of the Southern California city’s leading arts organizations, the Performing Arts League, a nonprofit that provides marketing and ticketing for performance groups, had gone through a tumultuous period of leadership changes and funding mismanagement that brought it to the brink of collapse. League members met that summer and considered shutting the venerable institution down.

From the near-closure of the San Diego Opera to controversies surrounding the heads of the city’s museums and cultural programs, San Diego has …

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