Dr. Jay Breckenridge, associate professor theatre arts, and a Penn State Greater Allegheny student will be featured at the International Festival on Saturday, May 26, 2007, at the Heinz History Museum. The museum is open from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The event entitled POP ?Power of Pittsburgh? was organized by Dr. Shenaz Choudhury, adjunct instructor of mathematics.
CeCe McWilson, journalism major, will perform a solo dance from Bangladesh. Dr. Breckenridge will act as a cast member of the Heritage Players group performing American playwright Romulus Linney?s ?Tennessee.? The play is directed by Carol Schafer, associate professor Theatre Arts, Penn State Beaver.
The day long event is a celebration of the people, culture and languages that have come from around the world to make Pittsburgh their home. There will be several multicultural activities throughout the day. Sample ethnic foods, stop at information booths and review artistic displays. The Senator John Heinz Regional History Museum is the only Smithsonian-affiliated museum in the western Pennsylvania region.
The public is encouraged to attend this prestigious event. General admission to the Heinz History Museum is $7.50. Faculty and students may attend at no charge if they make a reservation with Dr. Choudhury via email at [email protected]. The subject line should include ?POP 26 May?. Students and faculty should also list Penn State name and department.