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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Allison Goodin, College Relations Associate - Media, 610-740-3790

BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENT: CEDAR CREST COLLEGE BLACK AWARENESS STUDENT UNION PRESENTS ANNUAL "CULTURAL EXTRAVAGANZA"

Allentown, PA (February 12, 2008) - The Black Awareness Student Union (BASU) at Cedar Crest College will hold its annual "Cultural Extravaganza" in honor of Black History Month on Wednesday, February 27, 2008 at 7:00 p.m.  in the Alumnae Hall Auditorium.  The event is free and open to the public.

"Cultural Extravaganza is all about education and entertainment," says Brittany Walker, a senior nuclear medicine technology major and president of BASU.  "We celebrate African and African-American culture through singing, dance, poetry, readings, and more."

Along with student performances, the event will feature jazz saxophonist Ed Wiley Jr., Philadelphia hip-hop dance group Versatile, public-speaking group The New Jersey Orators, and R&B singer Iris.

For more information, please contact 610-790-3790.

 

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