Arts Briefs

Compiled by Melina Casillas

Wind Ensemble performs Oct. 11

The Pima Community College Wind Ensemble will perform its first concert of the fall semester on Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Center for the Arts Recital Hall on West Campus.

Tickets cost $6, with discounts available.

The program will include a mix of new and traditional arrangements including “Galop” from the “Dance of the Hours” by Amilcare Ponchielli—made famous by Walt Disney’s “Fantasia.”

The performance will end with pieces performed by smaller wind and percussion ensembles.

For more information, call the box office at 206-6986.


Writing workshop set for Oct. 14-16

Pima Community College and professional writer Annie Guthrie will present a weekend writing workshop Oct. 14-16.

The workshop will focus on immersive reading and writing techniques.

Readings will include essays, writings and poetry from contemporary writers including Hiromi Ito, Kamau Brathwaite and G.C. Waldrep.

Sessions will be held at the Downtown Campus in Building AH, Room 140, on Friday from 6-8 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Participants will also work independently on Saturday night.

Students can earn two credits. Current Pima students can enroll for WRT 298T4 through MyPima, using CRN 14536. Non-students can fill out an online college admission form at Cost for Arizona residents is $183.

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


Events near final run

Two college arts events will end in early October.

“Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” enters its final weekend Sept. 30-Oct. 2. Call the box office at 206-6986 for information.

A free faculty art exhibit at the West Campus Bernal Gallery will close on Oct. 7. Call the gallery at 206-6942 for details.

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