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Bronx Rising! at the Bronx Music Heritage Center: Garifuna Heritage Month/Bronx Week in collaboration with the Garifuna Coalition
May 17, 2014 @ 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM| $5
6:00 pm: Screening: Revolutionary Medicine followed a short Q&A
7:00 pm: The Maxine Sullivan Women In Jazz Series, part 3: Lucy Blanco & the Afri-Garifuna Jazz Ensemble
Garifuna are from Belize, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, St. Vincent, and the Grenadines in Central America and the Caribbean, the Bronx is home to the largest Garifuna community in the world (half the New York City community lives in this borough). This event is in honor of the 13th anniversary of the Proclamation of the Garifuna Language, Music and Dance as Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.