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.
Executive Director, Bronx Museum of the Arts
Executive Director, Lehman Center for the Performing Arts
Founder/Executive Director, Mind-Builders Creative Arts Center
Executive Director, Bronx River Arts Center
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
Eat. Drink. Bid. Applause.
Dance. Featuring DJ1in2 (Jaime Glover)
Anthony D. Meyers
Director of Administartion & External Affairs
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined dozens of parents, community members and members of Local 372 to protest the impending layoffs of over 700 school aides. The rally took place at P.S./I.S. 218/Rafael Hernandez Dual Language Magnet School on Gerard Avenue. In the Bronx, 121 school aides face layoffs.