Well, Canon has survived a few of these situations at Tribes. The situation it is in now leaves a lot of interpretive options legally because the landlady did accept his recent rent payments, it could be interpreted as a 'constructive' contract ( in legal jargon - essentially standing as a contract in every sense except for not actually existing in writing ). But I'm not a real estate court judge so who knows. I doubt anyone or group is going to come up with nearly 3 million during this time period to save the place. And if it does come to pass it will end up being way more of an institution -think of what happened to ABC NO RIO once it got essentially complete control of its own building from the city, it is still there as a 'community' cultural center but it is not much like it was prior to the change in the ownership status away from the city's oversight. Anywy, somehow, I don't think Tribes is gonna vanish very soon. But it still is completely disgusting Tribes has got caught up in this situation. Any self-appointed real estate wheeler-dealer who would attend even a few events at Tribes would see it is a place that is completely necessary to preserve. You'd have to be totally ignorant to be indifferent to what goes on there on any given day.