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Yearly membership dues are $30 for individuals and $50 for families. Lifetime memberships are $100 for individuals and $150 for families. Memberships include voting rights and free tickets to the annual Induction Ceremony as well as discounts on selected events and merchandise.

 

 

 

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The Pittsburg Entertainment and Arts Hall of Fame will be located in the lobby of the historic Creative Arts Building on the Pittsburg High School campus.

Included in Hall of Fame experience is a 90-foot frieze depicting Pittsburg’s cultural history created by internationally known artist and Pittsburg native Dr. Ronald McDowell. 

An interactive display will provide you with an up-close-and-personal look at members of the Hall of Fame.

Mission Statement

The Pittsburg Entertainment and Arts Hall of Fame seeks to recognize local musicians, performers, artists and writers, commemorating their achievements and impact upon the cultural life of Pittsburg in hopes of  educating and inspiring the youth of Pittsburg to use and expand their creative abilities to enrich the community.


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Historic Creative Arts Building

Take advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to become a part of Pittsburg’s history by adopting a seat in the historic Creative Arts Building on the Pittsburg High School campus. Take pride in knowing that your gift will benefit future generations.

The Creative Arts Building’s history includes performances by legendary artists including: Louis Armstrong, Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, James Brown and the San Francisco Symphony!

Exciting changes have taken place in Contra Costa County’s largest theatre which opened in 1959. A $9 million renovation project has brought the building up to state-of-the-art standards allowing for quality productions. Make a tax-deductible donation to ensure maintenance of seats and support for youth mentoring programs in the arts.

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Choose one of the options below, complete the form with your details and return with cash, check, money order made payable to the Pittsburg Entertainment & Arts Hall of Fame or use PayPal ... JUST CLICK HERE... You may mail your tax-deductible donation to PEAHOF, 4476 St. John Lane, Pittsburg, CA 94565. Adopting a seat is a perfect remembrance for your children, grandchildren, spouse, parent, grandparent or special friend or loved one. It is a perfect way to honor birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, dedications, holidays and special events.


Local theatrical troupe providing laughs monthly at

 Steeltown Coffee & Tea

Brad Cooreman and his merry band of Old Town Players have an interesting way of preparing for this summer’s Shakespeare in the Park production of ‘Twelfth Night.’ They do improvisational comedy at Steeltown Coffee & Tea (695 Railroad Ave.). 

Cooreman, a drama teacher in a private school in San Francisco, moved to Pittsburg six years ago. He was impressed by the development of Pittsburg’s Old Town area, including the restoration of the California Theatre.  

“We felt comfortable in our neighborhood,” he said. “My daughter can go out and ride her bike, and I’m just five minutes from Old Town.” 

With bachelors and masters degrees in drama, Cooreman was involved with professional theatre for many years with Berkeley Rep, California Shakespeare Theatre, San Jose Rep and Bay Area Theatresports, one of the nation’s top improvisational comedy companies. 

Last year, with help from the City of Pittsburg and the Pittsburg Arts & Community Foundation, he created TheatreCORE, a theatrical company, to do ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ in John Buckley Square, the plaza on Railroad Ave. between 5th and 6th streets. 

The first-year undertaking was a success. 

“We attracted 600 people for our six shows,” said Cooreman, who was hoping to attract 400 attendees for the performance.  

The response persuaded Cooreman and his actors to begin planning for another production this year with ‘Twelfth Night’ to be offered the weekends of July 8 and 15. The group began its first read-through of the play on Feb. 28. 

Five of the troupe members are from Pittsburg with others from Antioch, Brentwood, Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek and Vallejo.  

Wanting to stay together, they met regularly at the Railroad Book Depot and began working on improv comedy. 

“I studied improv at BATS, and I use what I learned there in my school curriculum,” said Cooreman. “Here I get to work with adults. Which is a lot of fun to do. At first, it was a way to do something together. Now, it’s turned into a fundraiser as we prepare for ‘Twelfth Night.’” 

The next free performance is at Steeltown at 3 p.m. on April 2. The actors do pass the hat at the end of performances. 

Cooreman says anyone interested in learning more or joining the group can go to the TheatreCORE website at www.TheatreCORE.com for information.

 


PEAHOF memberships bring benefits

Becoming a member of the Pittsburg Entertainment & Arts Hall of Fame can be a win-win proposition for you.

Members receive free tickets to the PEAHOF 2015 Induction Ceremony scheduled for October. Members will also be able to purchase tickets to the April 25 Abalone Benefit Dinner celebrating the 100th anniversary of Lanzafame Furniture for $50. Price for nonmembers is $55. Members receive discounts at other PEAHOF events, including the Second Sunday Jam Sessions which are scheduled to resume this spring.

One-year individual memberships are available for $30. One-year family memberships are available for $50. Lifetime members are available for $100 for individuals and $150 for families. Memberships can be purchased on-line. 

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