Arts briefs

‘American Burger’ casting call Oct. 3-4

Pima Community College’s advanced cinematography class will hold casting calls for a short film called “American Burger” on Oct. 3 from 3-8 p.m. and Oct. 4 from noon-5 p.m.

The production seeks non-SAG male and female actors ages 18 to 60 for roles as fast food employees, customers and extras.

Auditions will be held at West Campus in the Santa Catalina Building digital film and video lab, Room CG-45.

Applicants should prepare a one- to two-minute comedic monologue, and may be asked to read parts from the script. Those who have a resume or headshot should bring them.

Location filming will take place Nov. 7, 8, 9 and 11.

There is no monetary compensation, but meals will be provided during filming.

For more information, contact Alex Anaya at 873-8168 or

-By Katie Stewart


Writing Center hosts Scrabble tournament

The Creative Writing Center, located on West Campus in Room JG-18, will hold a Scrabble Tournament Oct. 7 noon-1:30 p.m.

Anyone can participate as well as partake in free coffee and snacks. The first-place winner will receive a $25 Antigone Books gift certificate.

The Center, a resource for all Pima Community College students, works to foster the creative writing process.

For more information, contact Meg Files at 206-6084 or

-By Danyelle Khmara


Nonfiction workshop slated Oct. 17-19

Author Sheila Bender will lead a creative writing weekend workshop in nonfiction Oct. 17-19 at Downtown Campus.

This workshop will offer focused, intensive exploration of memoir and creative nonfiction writing with varied activities and hands-on practice.

Participants will also spend time writing on their own.

Bender is a poet, essayist, memoirist and writing coach.

The workshop costs $162 for Arizona residents and provides two academic credits. Register for WRT 298T4 using CRN 14299.

Current Pima students can enroll through MyPima at Non-students can fill out a college admission form online at, then enroll.

Workshop sessions will meet in Room AH-140 on Friday from 6-8 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

For more information, contact Josie Milliken at 206-7156 or , or Brooke Anderson at 206-7350 or

-By Katie Stewart

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