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Director Andres wins prestigious award

Director Andres wins prestigious award

By ROBYN ZELICKSON David Andres, director of the Pima Community College Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery, has received a prestigious Governor’s Arts Award for Arts in Education – Individual. He was nominated for the honor in January and received the award on May 4 during a ceremony in Scottsdale. Governor’s Arts Awards are given in seven […]

Music major keeping time

Music major keeping time

By MADDY STEVENSON Eventually, Pima Community College student Anessa Dominique Quijada Rivera wants a career working behind the scenes in the music industry. For now, the 20-year-old voice major is taking 19 credits and working part time at Starbucks. “I have to take piano, music theory, oral perception, choir and my voice lessons,” Rivera says. […]

Sensory Lesson

Sensory Lesson

Artwork on East Campus includes this 2016 welded, oxidized steel camera sculpture by Joan Waters titled “the single lens reflex.” An accompanying plaque reads: We experience the world through our five senses—taste, touch, smell, hearing and sight. This sculpture asks us to examine what happens when we limit our perception to one sensory lens—the visual. […]

Can you dig it? Desert Vista plants trees for Earth Day

Can you dig it? Desert Vista plants trees for Earth Day

Pima Community College’s Desert Vista Campus was feeling an Earth Day vibe April 21 as volunteers from Tucson Trees and Tucson Community Food Bank planted trees in the campus’s community garden. Thirty-five volunteers spent their morning planting 27 trees and three grapevines. The planting represents phase two of a complete garden resurrection, Community Food Bank […]

BEST BETS: Hot weather in Tucson, hotter events

BEST BETS: Hot weather in Tucson, hotter events

Compiled by Dale Villeburn Old Coyote The temperature is on the rise in Tucson, but there are plenty of activities to help you deal with the heat. Movies in the Park: May 5- Sept. 1 A movie will be screened at Reid Park on the first Friday of each summer month. The free screenings will […]

BY THE NUMBERS – Social networks

BY THE NUMBERS – Social networks

Compiled by Elise Stahl 100 billion Number of searches Google processes every month $8.3 billion Amount social networks earned from advertising in 2015 6 billion Number of videos watched by Snapchat users every day 3.25 billion Hours of YouTube watched every month 1.3 billion Number of accounts on Twitter, with 320 million being active 500 […]

‘Dance Fusion’ promises entertainment

‘Dance Fusion’ promises entertainment

By ROBYN ZELICKSON Not for nothing did Nolan Kubota win Mr. Tucson Entertainer of the Year in 2016. He and his dance students really know how to create an entertaining show. Kubota and his dancers will stage their spring production, “Dance Fusion,” at the Pima Community College West Campus Center for the Arts Proscenium Theatre […]

STOMPING GROUNDS : Floor Polish studio gives fitness new meaning

STOMPING GROUNDS : Floor Polish studio gives fitness new meaning

By ASHLEY MUÑOZ Downtown Tucson is home to many great up-and-coming places. And no, I’m not talking about the million new ice cream shops that just happened to appear. I’m talking about the Floor Polish Dance Studio. I’m always on the hunt for places around town, and I was lucky enough to stumble upon Floor […]

TOP 10: Iconic ’80s movies

TOP 10: Iconic ’80s movies

By ELISE STAHL I am of the persuasion that the years from 1980 to 1989 constitute the greatest decade that has happened to humankind. Even as someone who was born at the tail end of the ’90s, I love immersing myself in ’80s culture, and I feel a desirous nostalgia for the eccentric years of […]

ARTS BRIEFS

ARTS BRIEFS

Compiled by Robyn Zelickson  May 12 fashion show spotlights student work The Pima Community College Fashion Design and Clothing Department will stage its 11th spring fashion show at the West Campus Center for the Arts Proscenium Theatre on Friday, May 12, from 7-8:30 p.m. The show, entitled “A Runway Journey Through the 20th Century,” recognizes […]

Student artwork on display

Student artwork on display

By ROBYN ZELICKSON Pima Community College’s Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition will continue through May 5 in the Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery at the West Campus Center for the Arts. Students from all six campuses are represented in the exhibition, which displays 69 works of art. Another 39 student pieces are on display at the […]

Vegetarian meals can be creative

Vegetarian meals can be creative

By ERIK MEDINA My first time dining at Tasteful Kitchen was by chance. A group of friends and myself were planning to dine out, but we were tired of the usual chain restaurants. Someone had the idea of eating vegetarian. Unsure at first, we decided to look up local restaurants. Tasteful Kitchen popped up. The […]

BEST BETS: Bike buffs, tequila lovers, folk freaks unite

BEST BETS: Bike buffs, tequila lovers, folk freaks unite

By KATELYN ROBERTS With spring’s 80-degree days, it couldn’t be a finer time in Tucson to celebrate what makes the city so quirky, cultural and fun. Pima County Fair: April 20-30 Pima County’s annual fair takes place at the Pima County Fairgrounds,11300 S. Houghton Road. Activities include a stock auction, carnival rides and more than […]

Horoscope

Horoscope

By DAKOTA FINCHER  Aries (March 21-April 19) Taking risks is your specialty. Go ahead and do what you’ve been wanting. Just don’t get too cocky with it. No one likes a showoff.  Taurus (April 20-May 20) Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and you’re exactly it. Take that skill with you always, because […]

Concerts spotlight musical ensembles

Concerts spotlight musical ensembles

Compiled by Robyn Zelickson Pima Community College will present four spring concerts in the Center for the Arts on West Campus between April 25 and April 30. Tickets are $6 for each concert, with discounts available. For more information, call 206-6986, visit pima.edu/cfa or email centerforthearts@pima.edu. Jazz Ensemble spotlights student solos The Jazz Ensemble will […]