Arts Briefs

‘Wait Until Dark’ ends Nov. 8

October 30, 2014

By KATIE STEWART Arizona Theatre Company will showcase the classic thriller “Wait Until Dark” through Nov. 8 at Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave. The play, a 1966 Broadway hit and a 1967 Oscar-nominated movie starring Audrey Hepburn and Alan Arkin, pits a con man against a young blind woman. ATC artistic […]

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Live Theatre Workshop stages ‘9 Parts of Desire’

October 16, 2014

BY KATIE STEWART Live Theatre Workshop will perform an off-Broadway play, “9 Parts of Desires,” from Oct. 16 to Nov. 15. The play, written by Heather Raffo, was inspired by the playwright’s trip to a modern art museum in Baghdad in August 1993. It details the lives of nine Iraqi women and spans the decades […]

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Calendar art entries due by Nov. 3

October 16, 2014

Pima Community College students who are attending at least one class during the Fall 2014 semester are invited to submit artwork for possible use in the college’s printed 2015 calendar. Entries are due by Nov. 3 at 5 p.m. Student who submit entries are giving PCC permission to use the work online or in print […]

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Art Briefs

October 16, 2014

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 […]

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Tucson Meet Yourself seeks volunteers

September 18, 2014

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 […]

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Tucson Symphony opens season Sept. 26

September 18, 2014

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 […]

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ART BRIEFS

September 18, 2014

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 […]

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ARTS BRIEFS

September 4, 2014

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 […]

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Shows, exhibit fill PCC calendar

April 24, 2014

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 […]

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Family Heritage Project submissions on display

March 27, 2014

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 […]

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ARTS BRIEFS

February 27, 2014

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 […]

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Art Briefs

February 13, 2014

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 […]

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Art Exibits on display

January 30, 2014

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 […]

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ARTS BRIEFS

January 30, 2014

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. […]

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November 26, 2013

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 […]

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