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BostonScenes 5-31-18: The Roxbury Cultural District Celebrated it’s First Anniversary!

The Roxbury Cultural District’s Gala event and Community Celebration was held on May 18th and 19th, 2018 at the Bruce Bolling Building. Visitors enjoyed the wonderful jazz of the Donna McElroy Quartet and couldn’t stop dancing to the music of Lawrence Watson and the Workforce! Silent Auction items were provided by Ekua Holmes, Napoleon Jones-Henderson, Deta Galloway, Maddu Huacuja, Kofi Kayiga, Hakim Raquib and Daniel Callahan, to name a few. Citations to honor the first anniversary were received from Representative Chyna Tyler, Mayor Martin Walsh and District City Councilor Kim Janey.

 

Lana Jackson, Bridgit Brown, Julie Burros and Ted Landsmark -Photo: Pamela Green
Byron Rushing and Carole Walton -Photo: Pamela Green
Candelaria Silva, Marshall Hughes and Jacqueline Johnson -Photo: Pamela Green
Carlos Castillo and Joyce Stanley -Photo: Pamela Green
Carmen Fields -Photo: Pamela Green
Carrie Guscott and Kelley Chunn -Photo: Pamela Green
Donna McElroy Quartet Photo: Pamela Green
Event Guest -Photo: Pamela Green
Gloretta Baynes, Napoleon Jones Henderson, Abria Smith, Cecilia Mendez and Kelley Chunn -Photo: Pamela Green
JazzBoston's Pauline Bilsky and Don Carlson -Photo: Pamela Green
Kim Janey and Joyce Ferriabough -Photo: Pamela Green
Michelle Wu -Photo: Pamela Green
Sylvia Simmons -Photo: Pamela Green
Lisa Simmons, MA Cultural Council -Photo Pamela Green

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