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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 […]

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 […]