1-23-14 Pasadena City College celebrates The Arts and Ninety years of learning with a formal dedication/ribbon cutting ceremony. Hundreds of guests, dignitaries & students packed the foyer of the entrance to the Center for the Arts at PCC. Couple with Mayor Bill Bogaard's State of The City immediate follow, it was a grand affair indeed.
Dr. Rocha, superintendent-president of PCC make it's remark: "PCC's new Center for the Arts is more than a building, it is a unique environment for the creative spirit." The Center for the Arts houses an art galley, a 240 seat recital hall, a black box theater and state-of-the-art rehearsal spaces and studios for the college's renowned programs in Visual Arts, Media Studies and the Performing and Communication Arts. The Center was designed by A.C. Martin Architects and comprises more than 75,000 square feet.
PCC re-affirms it's three essential values: 1. Service to Community; 2. Commitment to Social Justice and 3. Partnership with City of Pasadena.
By luck my assigned seat was next to Dr. Lorne M. Buchman (President of Pasadena Art Center) and the Congresswoman Judy Chu & Mayor Bogaard seated in front of me…so the press were constantly taken photos, make one feel like a celebrity somewhat...how cool it's that:)
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