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Her piano, his clarinet

Her piano, his clarinet

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 […]

Student council

Student council

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, […]

Alexander Cardier: Popular Piano

Alexander Cardier: Popular Piano

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 […]

Anything but a break: PCC art instructors take productive sabbaticals

Anything but a break: PCC art instructors take productive sabbaticals

By Katelyn Roberts

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

‘Crazy for You’ casts unite after 11 years

‘Crazy for You’ casts unite after 11 years

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

'Mandrake' nears end: Final shows April 23-26

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

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 […]

Pima presents 'The Mandrake'

Pima presents ‘The Mandrake’

Shows, exhibit fill PCC calendar

Shows, exhibit fill PCC calendar

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 […]

‘THE MOUSETRAP’: Popular play catches audiences

‘THE MOUSETRAP’: Popular play catches audiences

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 […]

‘Signature Selections’ on tap

‘Signature Selections’ on tap

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 […]

‘Dance Fusion’ returns for encore

‘Dance Fusion’ returns for encore

By BRUCE HARDT Pima Community College dancers will embrace contemporary and futuristic choreographic themes in Dance Fusion II performances on May 10-11. Performances in the West Campus Center for the Arts Proscenium Theatre include Friday and Saturday shows at 7:30 p.m. and a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m. Director Aurora Gonçalves-Shaner said students and faculty […]

ARTS BRIEFS

ARTS BRIEFS

Wind Ensemble May 2 – 7:30 p.m. The Pima Community College Wind Ensemble will perform in concert on May 2 at 7:30 p.m. at the West Campus Center for the Arts Proscenium Theatre. With Mark Nelson directing, the ensemble with open with “Overture in Bb” by Caesar Giovannini. Other selections include “Host of Freedom” march […]