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Open House 2017

Participants Are: African Heritage Committee, Armenian Committee, Austrian Committee, Chinese Committee, Czechoslovak Committee, English Committee, Finnish Committee,  Gaelic Arts Society, German Committee, Hungarian Committee, Indian Committee, Iranian Committee, Irish Committee, Israel Heritage Committee, Italian Committee, Japanese Committee, Lithuanian Committee, Mondo Italiano, Paititi Arts & Hand Crafts, Philippine Committee, Pittsburgh Lace Group, Polish Committee, Quo Vadis, Romanian Committee, Russian Committee, Scottish Committee, Slav Art, Syria–Lebanon Committee, Turkish Committee, Ukranian Committee, Welsh Committee, Witold Wenc (Polish), Women’s International Club, Yugoslav Committee, 100 Things to Do in Pittsburgh Before I Die

Performance Schedule:

Performance Schedule—Commons Room

12:00—Introduction by Maxine Bruhns

12:05—Pittsburgh Finns Ensemble (Finnish)

12:15—Organization of Chinese Americans (Chinese)

12:30—Pardon My French (French)

12:45—Hillelujah (Israel Heritage)

1:00—Filipino American Association of Pittsburgh (Philippine)

1:15—Shovlin Academy of Irish Dance(Irish)

1:30— Afro-Colombian Dance Ensemble (African Heritage and Latin American Cultural)

1:45—Pardon My French (French)

2:00—Pittsburgh Finns Ensemble (Finnish)

2:15—Bociai (Lithuanian)

2:30—GTEV D’Lustigen Isartaler (German)

2:45—Shovlin Academy of Irish Dance (Irish)

3:00—BREAK

3:15—Tzu Chi Academy (Chinese)

3:30—Filipino American Association of Pittsburgh (Philippine)

3:45—Balmoral Pipes and Drums (Scottish)

Fall 2017 Newsletter

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Filipino Film Series Rescue

“Rescue in The Philippines” is a one-hour documentary of the previously untold story of how the five Frieder brothers, Cincinnati businessmen making two-for-a-nickel cigars in pre-WWII Manila, together with Manuel Quezon, the charismatic first president of the Philippines, Paul McNutt, US High Commissioner and former governor of Indiana (preparing for his own presidential campaign) and an ambitious Army Colonel named Dwight Eisenhower –  helped 1,200 Jews escape the Nazis and immigrate to the Philippines.