IT’S CAUSE FOR CELEBRATION! Pittsburgh’s own Emmai Alaquiva celebrated his appointment by Gov. Tom Wolf to the distinguished Pennsylvania Council on the Arts with a meet-and-greet event at Savoy Restaurant, July 11. Alaquiva was also selected as a “BE Modern Man” by Black Enterprise magazine. To Alaquiva’s surprise, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto came to the event to celebrate the occasion with Alaquiva. The official swearing-in ceremony occurred in Harrisburg, July 12. (Photos by Leah Johns)
Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Emmai Alaquiva celebrated his appointment to the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts with a big celebration at Savoy, July 11!
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Alaquiva was also selected as a “BE Modern Man” by Black Enterprise magazine. (Photos by Leah Johns)
EMMAI’S DAY—Longtime KQV reporter Elaine Effort, and her husband, Dr. Edmund Effort, came to the event to celebrate with Emmai Alaquiva.
Alaquiva and his wife, Patrice, celebrate the momentous occasion.