Bronx Music Heritage Center

Remembering Freedom Summer and the Civil Rights Era: Black History Month at the BMHC Lab

The Bronx Music Heritage Center (BMHC) Lab will celebrate Black History Month with a free Bronx community event commemorating the Civil Rights Movement and the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer.  Attendees at the event, titled Remembering Freedom Summer and the Civil Rights Era: Black History Month at the BMHC Lab, will learn about Civil Rights through jazz, storytelling, photo-sharing and film, all while shopping, eating locally, and enacting their rights.  

World-Renowned Jazz Pianist Valerie Capers Headlines Bronx Rising! Series at BMHC Lab

Event Details Music: World-renowned Jazz pianist and Bronx Living Legend Valerie Capers Thursday, October 17, 8:00pm Dr. Valerie Capers is a Bronx-born acclaimed jazz pianist and educator.  She obtained bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Juilliard, and served on the faculty of the Manhattan School of Music and as chair of the Department of Music and Art at Bronx Community College of the City University of New York.  Dr. Capers has