Literature Program
 


Friday, June 22, 1990 — Sunday, June 24, 1990

THE BUFFALO PROJECT: TELLING AND RETELLING THE STORIES OF THE RIOT OF 1967

Presented at:
Hallwalls, the Polish Community Center, and the Langston Hughes Institute

A performance written and directed by Robbie McCauley; with Renee Armstrong; Africa Brown; Barry T. Burts; Diane Cammarata-Charlesworth; Laverne Clay; Tom Dooney; Emanuel Fried; Lorna Hill; Catherine Horton; Darleen Hummert; Fortunato Pezzimenti; Gerald Ramsey; and Nelson Brown.

[Robbie McCauley's BUFFALO PROJECT, her original collaborative theater work rooted in our local race history, became the model for a series of similar projects in other cities by the nationally renowned performance artist which, six years later (as of 1996), was still ongoing. Commissioned and produced for Hallwalls by Ron Ehmke, in collaboration with members of Ujima Theatre Co. Performances took place at Hallwalls, Polish Community Center (PCC), and Langston Hughes Institute.]


Some publications related to this event:
June and July, 1990. - 1990

 
 
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from Nov. 10, 2017
through Dec. 22, 2017
 

Laylah Ali
Paintings and Drawings


Laylah Ali's work explores power dynamics and interpersonal conflict through compositions that position culturally, racially and sexually ambiguous figures in precarious, loaded, and unexpectedly humorous situations. Ali uses concise—even minimal—imagery that is specific in rendering and intent. While there are narratives in Ali's work, they are stories whose open spaces often give them the atmosphere of fables.