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ARTS BRIEFS

ARTS BRIEFS

Compiled by Robyn Zelickson Paperworks on display at Visual Gallery Artwork from Paperworks: the Sonoran Collection for paper and book artists will be on display through Sept. 1 in the Student Art Visual Gallery on the second floor of the Pima Community College West Campus Santa Rita building. The free gallery is open Monday-Friday from […]

Young student pursues feminist themes in art

Young student pursues feminist themes in art

By DAKOTA FINCHER Art major. Bookworm. Feminist. Those are just a few words to describe 18-year-old Pima Community College student Mercedes Vega. Vega, a middle child of six, started drawing at a young age. Instead of playing outside, she could be found in her room, drawing and reading. One early memory is from third grade. […]

Café offers great coffee, good vibe

Café offers great coffee, good vibe

By DANIELLA CAMPUZANO College students and caffeine will always share a special bond. It’s there for our early morning classes, and helps us through finals week. Cartel Coffee Lab is my first choice for amazing coffee, delicious pastries and excellent service. I’m always looking for a really good coffee shop, and Cartel has the perfect […]

Horoscope

Horoscope

By ERIK MEDINA Aries (March 21-April 19) It’s your month! Make things go your way. Don’t rely too much on faith, it’s up to you to form your future. Keep yourself engaged and get as much done as possible. Persistence is key. Taurus (April 20-May 20) You keep telling yourself it’s time for change, yet […]

Festivals, fairs and flings - oh my!

Festivals, fairs and flings – oh my!

Compiled by Elise Stahl Spring Fling: April 7-9 The country’s largest student-run carnival, celebrating its 43rd year, takes place at the University of Arizona east mall from Cherry Street to Campbell Boulevard. The event provides carnival rides and games, entertainment and over 20 food booths. The fair attracts 30,000-plus visitors annually and fundraises for more […]

Arts Briefs

Arts Briefs

Piano recital features American pop Pima Community College music instructor Alexander Cardieri will perform in a piano recital on Sunday, April 9, at 3 p.m. in the West Campus Center for the Arts Recital Hall. The program includes standards from the American Popular Music Repository, including compositions by Marvin Hamlisch. There will also be choices […]

Rituals of Mine performing April 1 at 191 Toole

Rituals of Mine performing April 1 at 191 Toole

By ERIK MEDINA An electronic duo, Rituals of Mine, will perform on April 1 at 191 Toole, located in downtown Tucson at 191 Toole Ave. Band members Terra Lopez and Dani Fernandez are originally from Sacramento, California. Each performer started as a solo act, but the two have performed together for a decade. Rituals of […]

Diner makes itself welcome

Diner makes itself welcome

By KATELYN ROBERTS  Welcome Diner, the pale blue, 1960s structure at Broadway Boulevard and Euclid Avenue, quickly proved it would be more than just a pretty renovation for mid-century architecture fans. After just five months of operation, the diner extended its hours to 2 a.m. Its sister restaurant in Phoenix has been named Arizona’s best […]

Get in touch with nature

Get in touch with nature

By MELINA CASILLAS Tucson is one of many cities within the Sonoran Desert, a desert shared with Mexico. The Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum, 2021 N. Kinney Road, displays the ecosystem within 21 acres with 230 animal species and 1,200 plant species. The museum’s goal, according to its website, “is to inspire people to live in […]

TOP 10: Most influential international women

TOP 10: Most influential international women

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ March marks Women’s History Month. It’s incredibly difficult to compile a list of just 10 influential women, so I apologize in advance for leaving out many fantastic women.      10. Ingrid Nilsen Nilsen focuses her YouTube channel on beauty, fashion and DIY, but in 2015 she used her platform of more […]

Horoscope

Horoscope

By ASHLEY MUÑOZ Aries (March 21-April 19) The stars are done giving you advice, Aries, mainly because they’ve been dead for hundreds of years.  Taurus (April 20-May 20) Hey Taurus, it’s never too late to get into streetwear. Don’t listen to what your family and friends say, spending $600 on sneakers is nothing. This is […]

Best Bets: Spring celebrations fill festival calendar

Best Bets: Spring celebrations fill festival calendar

Compiled by Erik Medina From award-winning Mexican cinema to car-free neighborhood strolls, upcoming festivals offer varied ways to celebrate spring. Here are our suggestions for top choices. Tucson Cine Mexico: March 22-26 The showcase, co-sponsored by the University of Arizona Hanson Film Institute and by New York’s Cinema Tropical, is the longest-running festival of contemporary […]

ARTS BRIEFS

ARTS BRIEFS

Compiled by Robyn Zelickson ‘Vagina Monologues’ returns March 23 Pima Community College West Campus will host a free performance of “The Vagina Monologues” on March 23 at 7 p.m. in the Center for the Arts Proscenium Theatre. The seventh annual production will feature a cast of PCC students, faculty, staff and alumni sharing powerful stories […]

Instructor walks her way to empathy

Instructor walks her way to empathy

By AUSTIN AGUILAR Laura Milkins, a Pima Community College art instructor, has completed two “walking projects” and hosts a radio show. The walking projects started with her realizing that she didn’t walk anywhere in Tucson because she lived in what was considered a bad neighborhood. She had the idea to walk everywhere she went in […]

Horoscope

Horoscope

By DAKOTA FINCHER  Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Don’t be shy. Strut your stuff and leave everyone else dead in the water. Use the fish in your sign to help with this. Did you know Rhianna is a fellow Pisces?  Aries (March 21-April 19) Life is all about making memories, so do something outright crazy. It’s […]