Arts & Entertainment

Sculpture on campus 2020

November 13, 2020

By Noor Haghighi Since 2004, Pima Community College has given local artists the opportunity to enrich the PCC environment with their contemporary outdoor sculptures. This year, the opening ceremony was taken to the virtual world with a live stream via YouTube on Friday, October 30.  PCC Dean of the Arts, Steven Higginbothom, opened with the […]

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Review: Cobra Kai kicks to Netflix

November 11, 2020

By Dalton Grijalva Cobra Kai is the sequel to the Karate Kid movies set thirty years in the future featuring the original actors, as well as some fresh new faces. The show was originally released as a Youtube Red as an exclusive in 2018. Just like its main character Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka), it finds […]

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Four horror flicks for an indoor Halloween

October 30, 2020

By Nate Martinez It’s that time of year again: cooler air and pumpkin spice flavored everything signals the coming of fall and all the aesthetics that come with it. Yellow leaves litter the sidewalks, there’s a slightly darker tinge to the sky and that certain smell of the autumn afternoons all seem to make us […]

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Peanut Butter & Jazz Podcast #1: interview and announcements

October 24, 2020

The first episode of the Peanut Butter & Jazz Podcast, created by Pima students Max Luevanos and Juan Lizarraga, is out now on Youtube. This week’s guest is Elizabeth “Frankie” Rollins, an author, professor, Pima honor’s coordinator, and faculty advisor to SandScript, the annual student-run art and literary magazine of Pima College. Click here to […]

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Local artist participates in national painting project

October 23, 2020

By Joe Giddens Posted with permission from Tucson Weekly. Original story can be found at: As the drums ring out the Chinese New Year in a Singapore market, two young women wearing face masks watch the celebration. It’s a scene characteristic of local artist Jacqueline Chanda’s work, which often allows the viewer to construct their […]

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Q&A with ‘Vote Here’ filmmaker Steve Waxman

October 5, 2020

By Joe Giddens This Q&A was originally made for a Tucson Weekly Story available here: Filmmaker Steve Waxman has released his new documentary, “Vote Here”, to inspire voter turnout this year and provide some historical insights into political movements wanting to engage the youth vote. What was the inspiration for this project?  I just […]

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To ban or not to ban: what’s going on with TikTok?

September 22, 2020

By Lanissa Patterson You just might actually be living under a rock if you haven’t heard of TikTok, the viral application where individuals post videos ranging from 15 seconds to a full minute. Originally called, the app has been compared to Vine and Triller. In 2017, Chinese owned company Byte Dance bought for […]

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Social Media: From Then to Now

September 16, 2020

By Kyler Van Vliet Social media consumes everyday life, especially with most people stuck in the house all day, away from friends and family. According to We Are Social, close to 4 billion people are using multiple social media platforms for an average of 2 hours and 24 minutes per day during this pandemic.  This […]

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A Look into Virtual Classes Q&A: Art 100 with Mike Stack

September 11, 2020

By TROY HUTCHISON For the past seven months, the world has been affected by the ongoing pandemic due to the Coronavirus (Covid-19). With business closing and schools moving to online only, it is clear that the effects are still being felt today. In the state of Arizona, numbers have jumped up and down for months. […]

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A New Dark Knight

September 11, 2020

By DALTON GRIJALVA Pattinson? More like BATTINSON. Many actors have taken up the mantle of Batman. From Michael Keatons redefining of the character all the way to Ben Affleck’s homicidal maniac, the character has had everything from shark repellent to the infamous bat nipples. So what exactly could Matt Reeves and Robert Pattinson bring to […]

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