40 Years of Just Buffalo History: The 1990s

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Jewish and Palestinian Women: Working for peace

Saturday, March 31, 1990

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Featuring: Irena Klepfisz & Barbara D. Holender

Where: Wannemacher Room, American Legion Troop

Date: February 31, 1990

Time: Lecture with Irena Klepfisz: 2:00 pm | Poetry Reading with Irena Klepfisz and Barbara D. Holender: 4:00 pm

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Across State Lines

Thursday, May 3, 1990

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Where: The Buffalo Seminary
Date: May 3, 1990
Time: 5:30 Reception, 7:30 Reading

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Allen Ginsberg & Jim Carroll

Tuesday, October 2, 1990

A Poetry Reading

Where: Grand Ballroom, Hyatt Regency Buffalo
Date: October 2, 1990
Time: 8:00 p.m.

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Robin Blaser

Thursday, April 25, 1991

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A Poetry Reading

Where: Burchfield Art Center, 1300 Elmwood Ave
When: April 25, 1991 at 7:30 p.m.

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David Huddle & Mac Hammond

Sunday, May 5, 1991

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A Poetry & Fiction Reading

Where:
Calumet Arts Cafe
56 West Chippewa
Buffalo, NY
Date: May 5, 1991
Time: 8:00 p.m.

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Lucille Clifton

Tuesday, June 4, 1991

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A Poetry Reading

Where:
Calumet Arts Cafe
56 West Chippewa
Buffalo, NY
Date: June 4, 1991
Time: 7:30 p.m.

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Jimmie Gilliam & Diane Glancy

Sunday, July 14, 1991

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A Poetry Reading

Where: 
Calumet Arts Cafe
56 West Chippewa
Buffalo, NY
Date: July 14, 1991
Time: 7:00 p.m.

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Sally Fiedler & Louise Nayer

Sunday, October 6, 1991

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A Poetry Reading

Where:
Calumet Arts Cafe
56 West Chippewa
Buffalo, NY
Date: October 6, 1991
Time: 4:00 p.m.

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Ntozake Shange

Thursday, October 10, 1991

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A Reading

Where:
Erie Community College Auditorium
121 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, NY
Date: October 10, 1991
Time: 8:00 p.m.

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W.P. Kinsella

Thursday, November 14, 1991

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A Reading

Where:
Marine Midland Center, 38th Floor
Buffalo, NY
Date: November 14, 1991
Time: 8:00 p.m.

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Juan Felipe Herrera & Amiri Baraka

Tuesday, May 12, 1992

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A Reading

Where:
Spikes Restaurant
268 Main Street
Buffalo, NY
Date: May 12, 1992
Time: 7:30 p.m.

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Raymond Federman & Michele Wallace

Tuesday, June 16, 1992

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A Reading

Where:
Spikes Restaurant
268 Main Street
Buffalo, NY
Date: June 16, 1992
Time: 7:30 p.m.

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Robert Creeley & Bernadette Mayer

Monday, September 21, 1992

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A Reading

Where:
Unitarian Church
695 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY
Date: September 21, 1992
Time: 8:00 p.m.

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Sherman Alexie & Mike Boughn

Thursday, October 1, 1992

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A Reading

Where:
Unitarian Church
695 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY
Date: October 1, 1992
Time: 8:00 p.m.

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Amnesty international benefit reading

Wednesday, October 14, 1992

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Featuring: Alicia Partnoy | Robert Creeley | Carl Dennis | Jolene Rickard | Alexis De Veaux | Lorna Hill | Manny Fried

Where: Unitarian Church, Parish Hall, Elmwood and W. Ferry
Date: October 14, 1992
Time: 8:00 p.m.

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Jayne Cortez & Amiri Baraka

Thursday, May 18, 1995

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A Just Buffalo Writers-in-Residence Reading

Where:
Hallwalls
2495 Main Street, Suite 425
Buffalo, NY
Date: May 18, 1995
Time: 7:30 p.m.

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Writers in residence: Simon Ortiz & victor cruz

Thursday, June 1, 1995

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A Reading

Where: Hallwalls
When: June 1, 1995 at 7:30 p.m.

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Kimiko Hahn

Thursday, November 9, 1995

A Poets at Work Residency with Robert Creeley

Book Signing: November 9, 4:00 pm at Talking Leaves Books

Reading: November 9, 7:30 pm at Hallwalls

Breakfast Talk: November 11, 10:30 am at Hallwalls

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Jerome Rothenberg

Thursday, October 3, 1996

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A Writers-at Work Residency: Reading and Conversation

Where: Hallwalls, 2495 Main St.
When: October 3-5, 1996

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Robert Creeley: A 70th Birthday Celebration

Saturday, October 12, 1996

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Featuring: Robert Creeley (pictured) | John Ashbery | Eileen Myles | Gilbert Sorrentino | Amiri Baraka | Steve Kuhn | Carol Fredette

Where:
Katherine Cornell Theater
UB North Campus
Date: October 10-12, 1996

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Minnie Bruce Pratt

Thursday, November 7, 1996

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Writers-at-Work Residency

Featuring: nationally recognized poet, writer and lesbian feminist activist Minnie Bruce Pratt and special guest Jimmie Gilliam. Presented with Hallwalls as part of Ways in Being Gay, the residency included an evening reading and “brown bag” breakfast conversation.

Where: Hallways, 2495 Main Street

Date: November 7 and 9, 1996

Time: 7:30 pm, 10:30 am

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Pattiann Rogers & Leslie Fielder

Sunday, September 21, 1997

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Where: Hallways, Tri-Main Center, 2465 Main St.
When: September 21, 1997 at 2:00 p.m.

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Giving Thanks & Talking Turkey 1997

Saturday, November 8, 1997

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Featuring: Andrei Codrescu

“Saying Goodbye to the 20th Century and Thoughts on the Afterlife According to A.C.”

Where: Canisius College Cultural Center, 2001 Main Street
When: November 8, 1997

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Charles Bernstein & Jerome Sala

Sunday, May 2, 1999

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A Reading

Where:
Hallwalls
2495 Main Street, Suite 425
Buffalo, NY
Date: May 2, 1999
Time: 2:00 p.m.

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Thom Ward

Wednesday, July 28, 1999

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Where: Hallwalls, 2495 Main Street
When: July 28, 1999 at 7:00 p.m.

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