The Long Tables: A Three-Day Celebration of Lorna C. Hill's Legacy

  • June 7 - 9, 2024
  • Lorna C. Hill Theater at Ujima Theatre Company

    429 Plymouth Avenue
    Buffalo, New York 14213
Ticket Price $10.00 This event is now over

The Long Table: A Three-Day Celebration of Lorna C. Hill's Legacy at Lorna C. Hill Theatre

Get ready for an enlightening and engaging three-day event as "The Long Table" comes to Lorna C. Hill Theatre on June 7th, 8th, and 9th. 

Admission - Pay As You Wish with Love:  $10 minimum

"The Long Table" is a celebration of the life and legacy of Lorna C. Hill, a renowned activist, artist, and educator. Over the course of three evenings, attendees will have the opportunity to delve into different aspects of Lorna C. Hill's remarkable contributions to society, guided by a lineup of distinguished guest speakers and facilitated by Curtis Lovell. Light refreshments and reception to accompany the conversations

Event Schedule

June 7th: Legacy as an Activist
The first evening of "The Long Table" will focus on Lorna C. Hill's impactful role as an activist. Through engaging discussions and personal anecdotes, guest speakers will explore her tireless efforts in advocating for social justice and equality.

Featured Speakers:

Rahwa Ghirmatzion

Sam Magavern

Sam Radford

June 8th: Legacy as an Artist
On the second night, the spotlight will shift to Lorna C. Hill's legacy as an artist. Attendees will be treated to insightful reflections on her creative vision, artistic achievements, and enduring influence on the cultural landscape.

Featured Speakers:

Stephen McKinley Henderson

Sarah Norat-Phillips

Roslyn Ruff

Amilcar Hill

Ron O. J.  Parson

June 9th: Legacy as an Educator
The final evening will honor Lorna C. Hill's legacy as an educator. From inspiring future generations to fostering a love for the arts, her contributions to education have left an indelible mark on countless lives.

Featured Speakers:

Naila Ansari

Alejandro Gomez

Cory McCants

Karen Saxon

Yanava Hawkins

Don't miss this extraordinary opportunity to honor the life and contributions of Lorna C. Hill. Join us at Lorna C. Hill Theatre for three unforgettable evenings of reflection, inspiration, and celebration.

June 7th and 8th at 7:30 PM; Reception at 6:30

June 9th at 4:00pm; Reception at 3pm

Location: Lorna C. Hill Theatre - 429 Plymouth Ave Buffalo, NY 14213

Date & Time

Jun 7 - 9, 2024

Venue Details

Lorna C. Hill Theater at Ujima Theatre Company

429 Plymouth Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14213 Lorna C. Hill Theater at Ujima Theatre Company
Ujima Company, Inc.
Ujima Company Inc. (UCI) is a multi-ethnic and multicultural professional theatre whose primary purpose is the preservation, perpetuation and performance of African American theatre by providing working opportunities for established artists and training experience for aspiring artists.

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