Community Events

Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Co-sponsored/co-presented by:
Talking Leaves, Prometheus Books

Diana Dillaway

Avoiding "Power Failures" A discussion inspired by the book Power Failure: Politics, Patronage, & the Economic Future of Buffalo, New York

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Join author Diana Dillaway and a distinguished panel of local leaders for a discussion on avoiding the "power failures" of the past and identifying the leadership Buffalo needs to build a better future.

The Panelists:

  • Diana Dillaway, author of Power Failure: Politics, Patronage, & the Economic Future of Buffalo, New York
  • Richard M. Tobe, Commissioner, Dept. of Economic Development, City of Buffalo
  • Mark Goldman, entrepreneur credited with Chippewa district revitalization and author of the forthcoming book City on the Edge: Buffalo, New York
  • Crystal Peoples, New York State Assemblymember
  • Kevin Gaughan, attorney, civic leader, & government reform activist
Moderator: Tom Ragan, Shredd & Ragan Show, WEDG-FM

Books for sale & signing provided by Talking Leaves Books.

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David Schirm
All The Glad Variety

Though distilled into broad symbolic forms or abstract landscapes, David Schirm's work often springs from his own experiences during the Vietnam War and paintings may allude to the scenes of horrific and senseless battles, the strafing of weapons across a landscape, "whose laser-like blazes of fired bullets gave a distinctive hum of un-worldliness to the darkness." Though his depictions of landscape forms even touch upon the pastoral in their depiction and use of color, Schirm's original point o ...