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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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 ...