… and those useless artists. I have been wondering in all of this mayhem of funding cuts, why there are no financial cuts to the city, to the banks, to the inflated expenditures of the parliament? Cities as a first resources are cutting the arts. The trimming is now in Sheffield, there is a BBC article by Ian Youngs Sheffield arts venues face council cuts that describes the situation. Of course this 20% cut will go a long way to reduce the deficit.