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Gary Oldman brings Winston Churchill to the big screen in ‘Darkest Hour’

Gary Oldman brings Winston Churchill to the big screen in ‘Darkest Hour’

Angel Ortega

January 22, 2018


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Gary Oldman delivers one of his best performances in Joe Wright’s "Darkest Hour." In Darkest Hour, Winston Churchill, portrayed by Oldman, is days away from becoming Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after the Labour Party requested the resignation of Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain for being ...

‘Kaskade-ing’ into a very electronic Christmas

‘Kaskade-ing’ into a very electronic Christmas

Alejandra Solorio

December 13, 2017


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Marked by the beginning of December and the illumination of twinkling lights, it's obvious the holidays are near. Kaskade, longstanding electronic dance music (EDM) producer, was in the giving spirit and dug into a new realm in which electronic music never has touched before: Christmas tunes. What wo...

What type of Christmas person are you?

What type of Christmas person are you?

Niyat Teferi

December 13, 2017


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With so many things to do over Christmas, it's hard to decide how to spend it. What type of person are you on Christmas? Take this quiz to find out!What type of Christmas person are you?Niyat Teferi can be reached at artseditor@theorion.com or @tayintee on Twitter. ...

Bringing old artifacts to life with ‘Vanished’

Bringing old artifacts to life with ‘Vanished’

Jessica Carvajal Castillo

December 13, 2017


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“Vanished” takes you on a trip to explore four lost icons: the Hooker Oak tree, a lost mammoth tooth, a missing volcano and Ishi, the last of the Yahi. The exhibit follows six collaborators as they explore four lost icons in the world. They link each piece using myth, memory, fact and fi...

Christmas playlist of the week

Christmas playlist of the week

Niyat Teferi

December 13, 2017


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Christmas is near and it's only right to ring in the season with a cheerful holiday playlist. Here are the 15 top Christmas songs that will make your spirits just a little brighter.All I Want For Christmas Is You - Mariah Carey - Merry Christmas Santa Baby - Eartha Kitt - That Bad EarthaIt's Beginni...

Uncle Dad’s Art Collective presents a night of listening

Uncle Dad’s Art Collective presents a night of listening

Caitlyn Young

December 13, 2017


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There is a certain vibe that having a late night concert in a coffee shop creates that is very difficult to replicate in other places. This purely artistic, listening vibe was presented at the Naked Lounge on Thursday. Artist Scout and a band called Pregnant performed for an audience interested in si...

Chico Community Ballet presents their own Chico-version of ‘The Nutcracker’

Chico Community Ballet presents their own Chico-version of ‘The Nutcracker’

Caitlyn Young

December 7, 2017


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There are hundreds of Christmas-related traditions across the world, and everyone celebrates Christmas in their own way. For some families, a common tradition is to go see “The Nutcracker” every year.“The Nutcracker” is a classic Christmas tale of a girl named Clara and her h...

Which Christmas song are you?

Which Christmas song are you?

Julia Maldonado

December 6, 2017


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There are many different Christmas songs out there. Which one suits you the best? Find out by taking this quiz!Which Christmas song are you?Julia Maldonado can be reached at artseditor@theorion.com or @julianewsblog on Twitter....

Momentum moves their audience with dance

Momentum moves their audience with dance

December 6, 2017


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There are so many talented performers and artists at Chico State. Between actors and dancers, there are many different performances to see, however, the Momentum dance showcase on Saturday was one for the books. The dancers performed to a wide variety of music; from country hit “Dirt On My Boots...

Miguel makes his return with ‘War and Leisure’

Miguel makes his return with ‘War and Leisure’

Niyat Teferi

December 6, 2017


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It’s been more than two years since singer and songwriter Miguel has released his album. His highly anticipated fourth studio album titled “War and Leisure” is making waves with its psychedelic funky tunes and smooth vibes.“War and Leisure” consists of a 12-song track lis...

Wake up playlist

Wake up playlist

Julia Maldonado

December 6, 2017


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Dead week is filled with coffee, going to the Zen Den to sleep after hours upon hours of studying and basically making the fourth floor of the library your new home. While it's great to spend long hours preparing for that tough biology final, try to get up early, make a big breakfast and do some self ca...

Albums of the week

Albums of the week

Julia Maldonado

December 5, 2017


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Stressed out from studying for finals? Take a break to listen to these upbeat pop albums to put you in a better mood. Songs About Jane – Maroon 5 - 2002Maroon 5’s “Songs About Jane” features a collection of old chart-toppers, such as “She Will Be Loved” and “This Love.” It’s almost impossible not to belt these so...

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