Media Arts Program

Friday, November 17, 2006

Co-sponsored/co-presented by:
Just Buffalo Literary Center

Arthur Taylor

Dues Don't Stop the Blues

Presented at:

Video screening & poetry reading

In Arthur Taylor's video Dues Don't Stop the Blues, representatives of three generations of African-American men confront each other in a dramatic clash over the shifting values and meanings of their respective generations' emblematic musical forms, musical figures, and politics. Dues offers fresh insights into evolving notions of African American male identity as reflected in popular music. Writer/director Taylor will also read from his poetry.

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Tues.—Fri. 11-6
Sat. 11-2
Sun. & Mon. closed

from Sep. 22, 2017
through Nov. 3, 2017

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 ...