Teaching Africa series continues with stories, drums, dance

Penn State McKeesport, having received official international designation by the University, has included Africa as a focus of its curriculum. The following events for February include:

-- Feb. 7: 4 p.m., Jackie Jones, professional storyteller;

-- Feb. 28: 12:15 p.m., workshop on African drumming and dance; and

-- Feb. 28: 7 p.m., Pittsburgh Dance Ensemble. As one of Pittsburgh's earliest modern dance companies, it combines modern dance, ballet, jazz, hip-hop and ethnic dance styles.

All presentations are free to the public and will be held in the Student Community Center.