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Symphony offers PCC discounts

Symphony offers PCC discounts

The Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra is offering Pima Community College employees and students a discounted ticket rate of $15 for a Feb. 22 concert. Anyone interested should contact Carolina Ibanez-Murphy, an instructor at PCC’s World Languages Department, at 206-7026  or cmurphy@pima.edu. The orchestra will perform Beethoven’s Triple Concerto and Dvořák: Symphony No. 8 on Feb. […]

Concert pianist  performs Feb. 5

Concert pianist performs Feb. 5

Guest artist Stephen Carlson will share the joy of piano music at Pima Community College on Feb. 5. The concert will start at 7 p.m. in the West Campus Center for the Arts Recital Hall. Admission is $8, with discounts available. Repertoire selections include: • “Sonata in A-flat major” by Franz Joseph Haydn • “Sonata […]

Gallery seeks student artwork for annual exhibit

Gallery seeks student artwork for annual exhibit

By KATIE STEWART    A deadline is approaching for Pima Community College students who want to submit work to the Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition.    Entries must be delivered March 24-27 to the Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery, located in the Center for the Arts complex on West Campus.    Students will be notified of […]

BEST BETS

BEST BETS

Cultural events permeate Old Pueblo Compiled by Rachel White   With the rodeo and gem show behind us, it is time to set our sights on a variety of events highlighting many different cultures.   From Caribbean-themed music and Brazilian traditions to alternate-reality come to life, upcoming Tucson events offer something for adventurers from every […]

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 […]

Best places for fall outings in Arizona

Best places for fall outings in Arizona

By BRENDA PACHECO Fall is here and the weather couldn’t be nicer. It’s time to have a bonfire and watch the leaves change colors. Try visiting these special Arizona destinations. 10. Point Imperial Point Imperial is one of the most-visited spots on the north rim of the Grand Canyon. The view of the Colorado River […]

Monstrosity ‘an explosion of music’

Monstrosity ‘an explosion of music’

By MICHAEL ANDERSON When people think of rappers, they tend to think mainly of New York and Los Angeles. That is a mistake, since vibrant rap scenes have developed around the country. One act representing Tucson is Monstrosity. Monstrosity is a duo consisting of Tucson native Rickey Barrow, 23, and Nathan Billings, 24, from Carson […]

Toole Avenue Art Walk offers street party Oct. 5

Toole Avenue Art Walk offers street party Oct. 5

By BRENDA PACHECO The first-ever Toole Avenue Art Walk welcomes art lovers, first-time downtowners and the general public to take a self-guided stroll along two blocks of East Toole Avenue to mingle with artists and residents. The walk will take place Oct. 5 from 5-10 p.m. Admission is free, and free parking will be available […]

TOP 10 Greatest football movies ever made

TOP 10 Greatest football movies ever made

By DANA BOYD Coming back to school each fall reminds me of two things: school supplies and football. Football season is a time when school spirit really shines. In honor of all our Aztec football players and all of you football supporters, I have compiled my list of the top 10 all-time greatest football movies. […]

PCC BY THE NUMBERS

PCC BY THE NUMBERS

Compiled by LOC TRAN 55 Percentage of students enrolled who are women. 27 Average age of Pima students. 66 Percentage of PCC students who attend part time. 182 Number of transfer and occupational programs offered. 32 Percentage of students who enroll in occupational and workforce programs. 367 Number of full-time instructional and educational support faculty. […]

ARTS BRIEFS: PCC to present four concerts in six days

ARTS BRIEFS: PCC to present four concerts in six days

Jazz Ensemble performing Nov. 30 The Pima Community College 18-piece Jazz Ensemble will perform in concert on Tuesday, Nov. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the West Campus Center for the Arts Proscenium Theatre. The program will feature big band arrangements of “April in Paris,” “Shiny Stockings” and “All of Me” under the musical direction of […]

Sculptures beautify West Campus

Sculptures beautify West Campus

Story and photos by Narciso Villarreal Keep your eyes open for sculptures popping up for display on Pima Community College West Campus. The PCC Sculpture-on-Campus program began in 2004 at East Campus and expanded to West Campus this spring. Artists Lynn Aldrich and the team of David and Tom Weiss currently have sculptures on display […]

Chatroulette latest Internet fad

Chatroulette latest Internet fad

By Mike Hawkins Internet fads sweep across the Web like a tornado in the Texas panhandle. Appearing out of nowhere, they tear across the pop culture landscape leaving hapless onlookers in their wake. Before you know it, your parents are calling to ask if you saw it. Chatroulette.com may be the next big storm on […]

PCC poets win Hearst awards

PCC poets win Hearst awards

By Laura Halverson Pima Community College student Eduardo Michel took home a grand prize of $300 for his poem “How to Talk to Your Brother” in the 18th annual Hearst Poetry Contest. “I had never won anything like this before this one,” Michel said. “I feel encouraged to continue.” He admits to having mixed feelings […]

Mark Nelson tuba recital set April 15

Mark Nelson tuba recital set April 15

Tuba soloist Mark Nelson will perform a recital of old favorites and new challenges April 15 at 7 p.m. in the Recital Hall, West Campus Center for the Arts. Tickets cost $6, with discounts available. Nelson will perform pieces for tuba and piano accompanied by Marie Sierra, including “Enchorial Landscape, “Call of the River,” “Serenade,” […]