Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka Need Your Help, May 7 to May 10 Plays St Nicholas Church

Gift to America, a play that celebrates the murals that adorn the walls and ceilings of St. Nicholas Croatian Catholic Church in Millvale. Produced by The Society to Preserve the Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka

When: Wednesday May 7 thru Saturday May 10, 2008. Admission $10.

Where: St. Nicholas Croatian Catholic Church, 24 Maryland Ave., Millvale Zipcode 15209. Details: 724-845-2907

Funds are needed to restore and light these historical art murals properly.

If you can't or don't want to catch the plays call 724-845-2907 to make a donation. The murals were painted in the 1930's and 1940's. There's a great post from Merge Divide at Digging Pitt from 2007 here and also a Tribune Review article I found online today here.


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