Two local entities — the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge and Opéra Louisiane — are slated to receive grants from the National Endowment for the Arts.

The funding is among the more than $80 million in grants being given out as part of the Arts Endowment's second funding announcement for this fiscal year.

Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant of $40,000 to the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge for the 2019-20 River City Jazz concert season, the Jazz Listening Room series and music outreach to local schools. Art Works is the Arts Endowment’s principal grant-making program.

Also included is a grant for $10,000 for Opéra Louisiane in support of its Young People's Opera production of "Cinderella" in the fall.

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