APPLAUSE Awards 2011

Announcement

In celebration of new directions at the Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA), and in anticipation of its 50th anniversary (2012), BCA announces the APPLAUSE Awards 2011 on Thursday, November 10, 2011.

The APPLAUSE Awards honor five dynamic Women of Bronx Arts and highlight the achievements of these phenomenal cultural leaders, and the important organizations that they serve.

There will be a silent auction featuring work by Bronx Recognizes Its Own (BRIO) winners and more. A dance party featuring DJ1in2 (NYC’s Jaime Glover) will immediately follow the dinner.

Remarks Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.

Benefit Hosts

TBA

Awards Honorees

Holly Block

Executive Director, Bronx Museum of the Arts

Eva Bornstein

Executive Director, Lehman Center for the Performing Arts

Madaha Kinsey-Lamb

Founder/Executive Director, Mind-Builders Creative Arts Center

Gail Nathan

Executive Director, Bronx River Arts Center

Rosalba Rolón

Artistic Director, Pregones Theater

Date Thursday, November 10, 2011, 6:00 —10:00pm-ish

Location Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse at 165th Street, Bronx, NY 10456

Program

6:00pm-8:30pm

Eat. Drink. Bid. Applause.

8:30pm-10:00pm-ish

Dance. Featuring DJ1in2 (Jaime Glover)

Contact

Anthony D. Meyers

Director of Administartion & External Affairs
718-931-9500 x22

applauseawards2011@bronxarts.org

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News

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