Center for the Arts

Pima, meet Priscilla, queen on a quest

February 21, 2018

 FYI “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert” Where: Center of the Arts Proscenium Theatre West Campus When: Feb. 22-March 4 7:30 p.m. Thurs-Sat; 2 p.m. Sat-Sun. ASL Interpreter will be at the March 1 show. Tickets: $18, with discounts available. $10 for Pima students. Box Office: 206-6968   By ERIK MEDINA Pima Community College is putting […]

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‘Priscilla’ sparks the arts parade

February 8, 2018

By ERIK MEDINA Last fall, the Center for the Arts at Pima Community College held events ranging from performances to exhibits, including the Sabbatical Exhibit, the Popol Vuh production and musical ensembles. “Last semester, events were very successful,” said Carol Carder, marketing and public relations director for the CFA. “We brought a lot people to […]

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Her piano, his clarinet

November 2, 2017

A duo with reworks of classics and its own music comes to Pima for one night By KATELYN ROBERTS “The Vocal Clarinet” with Michael Thrasher and Judy Biondini will come to Pima Community College’s Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. Nov. 16. Thrasher, a clarinetist, and Biondini, a pianist, will take the stage in a […]

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Student council

November 2, 2017

PCC’s Center for the Arts presents a rendition of “Popol Vuh” By KATELYN ROBERTS Pima Community College’s Center for the Arts will present “Popol Vuh: The Story of Seven Macaw,” a retelling of the Mayan creation myth. “Popol Vuh,” created by Kinan and Lakin Valdez for El Teatro Campesino, a theater group founded in 1965, […]

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Alexander Cardier: Popular Piano

November 2, 2017

PCC Music Faculty members George Cardier, Mark Nelson and José Luis Sandoval will perform in the faculty recital, “Alexander Cardier: Popular Piano” at 3 p.m. Nov. 5. The recital will take place in the Recital Hall  at the Center for the Arts at West Campus and admission costs $8. Music includes popular American songs from […]

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Arts Briefs

April 6, 2017

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 […]

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‘IN THE HEIGHTS:’ Musical features all-Latin student cast

February 16, 2017

By ROBYN ZELICKSON   Costumed actors mill around, waiting for rehearsal to begin. Todd Poelstra, the director for “In the Heights,” stands at a lighting station on the Center for the Arts Proscenium Theatre stage. Choreographer Mickey Nugent arrives to work with his singer/dancers. Although he’s choreographed hundreds of shows, he’s excited about working for […]

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‘Crazy for You’ casts unite after 11 years

March 24, 2016

The cast from Pima Community College’s production of “Crazy for You” had the opportunity to meet participants from the original Pima production in 2005. A few of the actresses in the 2005 production notified other members about the reproduction. They set a date for March 5 to attend the show, leaving co-directors Todd Poelstra and […]

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A flurry of winter wonderful opportunities: Inside PCC’s music program

November 24, 2015

by ALYSSA RAMER and KIT B. FASSLER Pima Community College’s music program offers opportunities for talented students to develop their skills in music. According to PCC’s website, the music program encompasses the music history, industry and music theory of the modern and classic eras. Independent studies are offered for voice, piano, guitar and other musical […]

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‘Mandrake’ nears end: Final shows April 23-26

April 23, 2015

By SHANA ROSE Performances of “The Mandrake” continue through April 26 at Pima Community College’s Black Box Theatre. Show times are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and at 2 p.m. on Sunday. American Sign Language interpreters will be available on April 23. The Black Box Theatre is part of the West Campus Center for the Arts […]

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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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‘THE MOUSETRAP’: Popular play catches audiences

April 10, 2014

By NICK QUIHUIS Eight strangers in Monkswell Manor are in a race against time to discover the culprit of ongoing and mysterious murders. Death waits around every corner, and one of the guests may be the killer. Agatha Christie’s popular “The Mousetrap,” directed by Mickey Nugent, will run from April 17-April 27 in the Center […]

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‘Signature Selections’ on tap

December 12, 2013

By KATIE STEWART Pima Community College dance students and instructors have choreographed “Signature Selections” in genres ranging from hip-hop to jazz to ballet for an end-of-semester showcase. Performances will be Friday, Dec. 13, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 14, at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the West Campus Center for the Arts Proscenium […]

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