“Dear Ron” video letters call out gov’t hostility to artists

Have a look at this – it’ll be five very well-spent minutes of your time. In it, the artistic director of Nanaimo’s Western Edge Theatre talks to his MLA, Ron Cantelon, about the ground-level reality of how the arts benefit the community – and how the BC Liberals’ bowing out of the funding picture – despite what they may say otherwise – is going to imperil not just small theatre groups but the entire “arts ecosystem” we all enjoy. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nRwqeQBJJtw More videos on the Western Edge Theatre blog.

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