Literature Program

Monday, May 23, 2011 at 6:00 p.m.


Sponsored by WNY Area Labor Federation, AFL-CIO, Theatre for Change, Subversive Theatre Collective at The Manny Fried Playhouse, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, & Righteous Babe Records

One More Monday With Manny: A Tribute to Emanuel (Manny) Fried

In Asbury Hall at Babeville

Playwright, actor, union organizer, novelist, & teacher

Free Admission

Cash bar featuring Boilermakers & Martinis

Manny Fried 6:00 p.m.: Silent Auction to Benefit the Give for Greatness Campaign.

7:00 p.m.: Formal Program Begins.

We will be honoring Manny's life and times as a playwright, actor, union organizer, novelist, and teacher. We invite his numerous friends in the various communities that he touched (labor, theater, literature, Buffalo State College, and others) to join us to celebrate a legend. We are so pleased that Manny's daughters—Mindy Fried and Lorrie Rabin—and many of his other family members will be able to be there with us.

Music is by the band Erie Lackawanna Railroad and Mary Kate O'Connell & Ron Swick.

Manny's family has donated a number of Manny's manuscripts as well as copies of the DVD of Boilermakers & Martinis (his one-man show) and numerous other items for a silent auction at the event, the proceeds of which will benefit the Give For Greatness campaign in memory of Manny Fried.

For more information, please contact: Darleen Pickering Hummert, Theatre For Change. / (716) 883-7942

t: 716-854-1694
f: 716-854-1696

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 ...