NEW YORK—Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion will declare March 4, 2005, “Morissania Appreciation Day” during his opening remarks at the Fordham University Bronx African-American History Project benefit concert on Friday, March 4, at 7 p.m. in the McGinely Center Ballroom on the Bronx campus.
The concert, which will celebrate Bronx music history, will feature a jazz performance by the Jimmy Owens Quartet and a tribute to the late singer, songwriter and community activist Arthur Crier Jr. A dance party hosted by Pete DJ Jones will follow.
Tickets are $20, $5 for Fordham students with school ID. Limited seating is available.
DATE: FRIDAY, MARCH 4
TIME: 7 P.M.
PLACE: MCGINLEY CENTER BALLROOM
EAST 441 E. FORDHAM ROAD
To purchase tickets, send a check payable to “Bronx African-American History Project” toDolores Munoz, BAAHP 641 Dealy Hall, Fordham University, Bronx, NY, 10458. Tickets can also be purchased in person from Dolores Munoz, room 641 of Dealy Hall on the Rose Hill Campus. For ticket information, call (718) 817-3745.
The Bronx African-American History Project was created to document the history of people of African descent in the Bronx. The project is a collaborative effort of the Bronx County Historical Society and Fordham’s Department of African and African American Studies.