March 11, 2000
Reel Women: Images of African American Women in Film, Marion and Gustave Ring Auditorium, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 700 Independence Avenue SW, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Holly took part in a panel discussion with Leasa Farrar Fortune, and Mark Williams.

April 11, 2000
JazzSpeaks, The Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, 2700 F Street NW, Washington, D.C.
Holly was emcee, curator, and performer with poets Kamilah F. Forbes, Darry Strickland and Patrick Washington. Director of Jazz Programs Dr. Billy Taylor led the band which also included Keter Betts, Winard Harper.

June 9, 2000
Black Like Coffee by Holly Bass, Voices of Color Play Reading Series, Arena Stage, 1101 6th Street SW, Washington, D.C.
Holly wrote and performed this solo theater work directed by Jackie Carter.

September 7, 2000
Light Form: Sculpture by Nancy Sansom Reynolds, The American Institute of Architects Headquarters Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Holly Bass choreographed and directed a dance performance at the opening.

Season 2000 - 2001
No Less Black, Virginia Commonwealth University Grace Street Theater, 934 W Grace Street, Richmond, VA.
Holly narrated this project with Gesel Mason. Othering participating artists included Cheles Rhynes, J.S. Bach and Margo Miller, with guest artists including Sylvia Soumah and Coyaba Dance Theater, Helanius Wilkins, Reggie Glass, Joan Nicholas-Walker, Non Stoppable Precious Jewels (NSPJ), Chris Morgan, Jessica Marchant, Toni Asante Lightfoot, and Cheles Rhynes.