Just how severely was the city's arts community hit by the September 11 disaster? The losses, both managers and artists report, are difficult to quantify. A report from the New York State Council on the Arts, documenting actual hardship in terms of physical damage and lost income, is due this month. A source close to the council's report estimates that nearly $30 million was lost between September 11 and October 31, based on 419 responses from arts groups in... More >>>