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The Vision 

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.

PEAHOF welcomes 17  new members

at Gala red-carpet  ceremony

Seventeen new Inductees of the Pittsburg Entertainment & Arts Hall of Fame were feted at a sold-out gala red-carpet event on Oct. 6 at the Pittsburg Youth Development Center.

Inductees were brought to the red carpet in a town car generously provided by Cal Waite. Inductees were greeted by cheering friends, family members and admirers and were interviewed by PEAHOF Vice President Gerald Glasper. They also walked a red carpet into the auditorium for their actual induction.

Inductees were actor-musician David Arms, guitarist Larry Barnett, bassist Ned Canepa, custom car designer Frank DeRosa, guitarist-composer Robert Diaz, blues performer and PEAHOF founding member Theresa Jones, gospel trio the Lea Sisters (Phyllis Harrold, Cathy Palmer and Vivian Rossignon), artists Mary Lieser and Francis Palermo, professor-band director John Maltester, musician and PEAHOF founding member Ralph Ramirez, singer Gloria Salas, gospel singer Rev. Dr. M.T. Thompson, keyboard player Rick Treat and bluesman Sam Wesley Jr.

Dick Callahan, the public address voice of the Oakland Athletics, served as Master of Ceremonies for the event. Rev. David Manley of Stewart Memorial Church, Pittsburg Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Janet Schulze and A.D. Seeno III, the event's spotlight sponsor, and his sister, Jackie, made special remarks with Seeno later receiving a plaque thanking him for his support from PEAHOF presented by Ramirez, PEAHOF's President Emeritus as well as an Inductee.

The meal was catered by Zandonella's with dessert provided by Ramar Foods. Members of the Pittsburg High School Latinos Unidos organization and People Who Care were the servers.

Entertainment was provided by Brenda Lowe, Latinos Unidos folkloric dancers, Nicky DePaola, Salas, Vocal-Ease, 4 Hits & a Miss. Pittsburg Youth Development Center drum line and Flip Side quartet.

Discovery Homes, Pacific Coast General Engineering, Winter Chevrolet and Pittsburg Pet Resort sponsored the event.


Be Part of the Legacy of Pittsburg’s

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.

It’s so easy!!

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.



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