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Art Briefs

Art Briefs

PCC Wind Ensemble plays the Three B’s BY KATIE STEWART The Pima Community College’s Wind Ensemble will be performing their first concert of the 2014-2015 season on Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the PCC Center for the Arts Proscenium Theatre. The ensemble is under the direction of Mark Nelson for their first performance this […]

Tucson Meet Yourself seeks volunteers

Tucson Meet Yourself seeks volunteers

By JAMIE VERWYS Every October, the Tucson Meet Yourself festival turns the downtown area into a vibrant venue for food, music and performances that celebrate local cultures. The event owes much of its success to volunteers who work behind the scenes and along festival-goers. Meet Yourself is currently seeking help for this year’s festival, which […]

Tucson Symphony opens season Sept. 26

Tucson Symphony opens season Sept. 26

BY KATIE STEWART Tucson Symphony Orchestra conductor George Hanson will open his 19th and final season Sept. 26-28 with a program featuring three American classics. Performances will be Sept. 26 at 8 p.m. and Sept. 28 at 2 p.m. at the Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave. The concerts will open with Leonard Bernstein’s […]

ART BRIEFS

ART BRIEFS

Weekend workshop Oct. 17-19 explores creative nonfiction 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. Bender is a poet, essayist, memoirist and writing coach. She teaches at […]

ARTS BRIEFS

ARTS BRIEFS

Screenwriting: Sept. 16 The Downtown Campus Reading Series will present a free screenwriting seminar with Ken White on Sept. 16 from 6-8 p.m. in Room LB-153. White teaches screenwriting at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe. The seminar will be an introduction to the craft of screenwriting. For additional information, contact Brooke […]

Shows, exhibit fill PCC calendar

Shows, exhibit fill PCC calendar

Compiled by Nick Quihuis Tickets for all Center for the Arts performances are $6-$8, with discounts available. All events take place at the West Campus. For more information, contact the box office at 206-6986 or pima.edu/cfa.   Ben McCartney classical guitar concert April 27 Pima Community College music instructor Ben McCartney will perform a solo […]

Family Heritage Project submissions on display

Family Heritage Project submissions on display

Before the opening performance of the musical “Fiddler on the Roof” on Feb. 20, Pima Community College presented a Family Heritage Project. This project was an opportunity for the community members to showcase their culture and share unique family stories. The Family Heritage Project received more than 125 images from the community and from PCC […]

ARTS BRIEFS

ARTS BRIEFS

Compiled by Nick Quihuis Chorale, College Singers plan March 11 concert The Pima Community College Chorale & College Singers, directed by Jonathan Ng, will perform March 13. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Center for the Arts Recital Hall on West Campus. Admission is $6, with discounts available. The Chorale is a […]

Art Briefs

Art Briefs

Compiled by Katie Stewart ‘Magical Realism’ reception Feb. 13 Three events related to the “Magical Realism” exhibit at Pima Community College’s Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery will take place Feb. 13 at the West Campus Center for the Arts. A gallery talk will take place at 2 p.m., followed by a reception in the gallery from […]

Art Exibits on display

Art Exibits on display

Compiled by Katie Stewart ‘Mars Madness’ on display Pima Community College adjunct instructor Gloria McMillan has organized an exhibit honoring science fiction writer Ray Bradbury. “Mars Madness: Sci-Fi, Popular Culture and Ray Bradley’s Literary Journey to Outer Space” will be on display through August in Special Collections at the University of Arizona, 1510 E. University […]

ARTS BRIEFS

ARTS BRIEFS

Compiled by Diego Lozano III Pima Community College will host three performances over the first weeks of the spring semester in the Recital Hall at the West Campus Center for the Arts. Admission is $8 for each concert, with discounts available. For additional information, call 206-6986 or visit pima.edu/cfa. Jonathan Ng vocal concert – Feb. […]

ART BRIEFS

ART BRIEFS

College launches holiday season with four concerts Compiled by Brenda Pacheco Pima Community College will host four concerts in five days at the West Campus Center for the Arts Proscenium Theater. Admission to each performance is $6, with discounts available. For more information, call 206-6986 or visit pima.edu/cfa. Jazz Ensemble – Dec. 3 The PCC […]

ARTS BRIEFS

ARTS BRIEFS

Creative Writing Weekend A writers’ workshop focusing on fiction is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 15, through Sunday, Nov. 16, at Downtown Campus. Sessions will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday Writer Naomi Benaron will lead the workshop. Her novel “Running the Rift” won the 2010 Bellwether Prize […]

'CONSTRUCT' art exhibit expands to airport

‘CONSTRUCT’ art exhibit expands to airport

By KATIE STEWART The Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery’s art exhibit “CONSTRUCT: Putting It Together,” has expanded to a new community outreach space at Tucson International Airport. The extension is part of a cultural and community outreach commitment by Pima Community College, according to director David Andres. The “CONSTRUCT” exhibit is on display through Dec. 11 […]

ARTS BRIEFS

ARTS BRIEFS

Complied by Katie Stewart  Fall Open Studio Tour A Fall Open Studio Tour will be held Saturday, Nov. 9, and Sunday, Nov. 10, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. each day. The free annual event draws an estimated 8,000 visitors to more than 200 artists’ studios throughout Tucson and Pima County. The studio tour gives artists an […]