Bronx Museum Hosts Holly Block Memorial

Valerie Capers (c), composer/arranger, vocalist and educator, performed during the creative memorial service.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

The Bronx Museum of the Arts’ Board of Trustees, Community Advisory Council and staff hosted the ‘Holly Block Open House: A Community Memorial Celebration of her Life and Legacy’ on Saturday, February 3 at 1040 Grand Concourse. The imaginative event featured testimonies and presentations by local artists and community leaders; gallery tours and performances by Arturo O’Farrill, Valerie Capers, Movement of the People Dance Company, Nicky Enright/DJ Lightbolt and Son Pecadores in honor of the museum’s late executive director.

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