Dithridge Vigil 9/16/89
Cab Fare Downtown 11/11/89

Player

Title

Dithridge Vigil 9/16/89
Cab Fare Downtown 11/11/89

Description

This tape contains brief footage of a candelight vigil held on Dithridge Street in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh on September 16 1989. The vigil brought attention to the murder of a gay man in the Schenely Park cruising area, as well as footage of the poetry-dance performance "Cab Fare Downtown." The performance took place on November 11 1989. "Cab Fare Downtown: A Collaborative Spirited by the Life and Art of Andy Warhol" was created by choreographer-dancer Mary Miller and poet Jane McCreary. It was performed at the Pittsburgh Ballet Theater in the Strip District.

Tape Box Description (no label on tape)
"Dithridge Vigil 9/16/89
11/11/89 Cab Fare Downtown"

Creator

Pam Lewis (Gay Cable Network)

Date

September 19 1989
November 11 1989

Contributor

Pam Lewis

Rights

Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC 3.0 US)
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Language

English

Type

Moving Image

Identifier

PL-001-004

Spatial Coverage

Pittsburgh - Oakland

Citation

Pam Lewis (Gay Cable Network), “Dithridge Vigil 9/16/89
Cab Fare Downtown 11/11/89,” PQHP Online Archives, accessed April 12, 2021, http://pittsburghqueerhistory.com/omeka/items/show/4637.
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