Submitted by ub on Tue, 10/18/2011 - 19:21

Bronx Council on the Arts will host its inaugural APPLAUSE Awards benefit. This year’s theme is Women of Bronx Arts - honoring the achievements of five dynamic cultural leaders the important Bronx organizations that they serve. 10/11/11

The evening includes BCA Minis — a silent auction of art works by BRIO winners (Bronx Recognizes Its Own) and more. An after party dance featuring DJ1n2 (NYC’s Jamie Glover) will immediately follow dinner. For tickets and info visit: BCA Applause Awards 2011 or contact Anthony Meyers at 718-931-9500 x22,


John Collazzi, Publisher

Bronx Times Reporter

Joseph Kelleher, President and Chief Operating Officer

Hutchinson Metro Center

Remarks Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.

Awards Honorees

Holly Block, Executive Director

The 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 Art Center

Rosalba Rolón, Artistic Director

Pregones Theater

Benefit Hosts

Molly Rokasy, Reporter

News 12 The Bronx

Ray Raimundi, Reporter

News 12 The Bronx

Auction BCA minis — A silent auction featuring small works of art and other exciting items. Preview and pre-bid of items will be made available at BCA's website at


Ceez and NeNe Ali, Spoken Word Artists

Reinaldo De Jesus Trio, Latin Jazz


Thursday, November 10, 2011

6:00 — 10:00pm-ish

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



Drink. Bid. Eat. Applause.


Dance. Featuring DJ1in2 (Jamie Glover)


$3,000 Gold Table Sponsor

$2,000 Silver Table Sponsor

$275 Couple (Dinner)

$150 Individual (Dinner)

$75 Dance Party Only


Anthony D. Meyers

Director of Administration & External Affairs

718-931-9500 x22