April 16, 2001
Jazz Speaks, Kennedy Center, 2700 F Street NW, Washington, D.C.
Holly Bass hosted and curated this series. Poets included Bass, Jane Alberdeston-Coralín, Brian Gilmore, and Ernesto Mercer. Musical accompaniment by the Keter Betts Trio.

June 5, 2001
1st Annual Metro DC Dance Awards, George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium, 730 21st Street NW, Washington, D.C.
Holly was the mistress of ceremonies.

June 21, 2001
Third Thursdays at Get Real Art, 156 5th Avenue, New York City, NY.
Holly performed with Alejandro Duran and the Piltdown Men.

August 2, 2001
Euromeet Jazz Festival, Italy.
Holly sang, “Lover Man" in the culminating performance of a Summer Jazz Workshop led by Vivian Lord Alge and Kate Baker.