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The Red and Black Temporary Toy Frozen Battlefield

Toy Soldiers at the Red and Black Cafe--a thought provoking, community building venue. A friend took photos so take a look.
On April 2nd, workers at the Red and Black Cafe on 12th and Oak St arrived to find that small multicolored toy soldiers and military machines were set up on their two outdoor picnic tables and on other nearby surfaces. Workers at the worker owned collective were busy preparing the cafe for opening, so the statement or piece remained "up" until about noon. There were also photos and a piece of paper which said "Never Always Enough" in front of the door, the only statement about this temporary art piece. Later, the piece was swept into a bucket with workers and friends of the Red and Black watching the downfall of the Temporary Battlefied from the Dark Side.