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Patton Oswalt’s ‘Annihilation’ will make you more human

Patton Oswalt’s ‘Annihilation’ will make you more human

Ulises Duenas

November 7, 2017


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A good comedian can weave the tragedies of the world into something hilarious. A strong person can withstand personal tragedy and become better for it. Few have what it takes to turn personal tragedy into hilarity, but Patton Oswalt has done that with his Netflix stand-up special, "Annihilation." &n...

Remembering James Kuiper through a lifetime of art in ‘Notes From a Spanish Dutchman’ exhibition

Remembering James Kuiper through a lifetime of art in ‘Notes From a Spanish Dutchman’ exhibition

November 7, 2017


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With over 300 attendees from remote locations, James Kuiper's "Notes From a Spanish Dutchman" exhibition at the Museum of Northern California Art (MONCA) brought friends, family, former colleagues and students to remember the artist's role in each of their lives. The show opened Thursday and will rema...

POTW – Warm Fuzzy Feeling

Julia Maldonado

November 1, 2017


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Kiss Me – Ed Sheeran - +Fallin’ For You – Colbie Caillat – BreakthroughGravity – Sara Bareilles – Little VoiceNight Changes – One Direction – FOURGreatest Love Story – LANCO – LANco-Extended PlayUnforgettable – Thomas Rhett – Life ChangesR...

Open Studios Art Tour showcases Chico artists

Open Studios Art Tour showcases Chico artists

Caitlyn Young

November 1, 2017


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For the past two weekends, the Chico Art Center hosted an Open Studios Art Tour where artists would bring their best pieces to display at the gallery. Then, they would go back to work in their studios or give tours to show how they create their work. Purchasing a map at Chico Art Center or Chico Paper...

Chikoko’s ‘Devotion’ delivers originality at its experimental fashion event

Chikoko’s ‘Devotion’ delivers originality at its experimental fashion event

Alejandra Solorio

October 31, 2017


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Off-beat and original Chikoko presented "Devotion," a high-energy experimental fashion event on Oct. 21 at Silver Dollar Fair. The production graced over 200 event-goers with the grand presence of on-the-edge entertainment. With the perfect concoction of live performance, an unapologetic host, a local food truck a...

More scary and not scary movies

Caitlyn Young and Sophia Robledo-Borowy

October 31, 2017


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Looking for another adrenaline rush from scares? Here are three more movies to check out before Halloween:HushIf you were planning on staying home alone rather than going out this Halloween, this film might make you reconsider. The stress of finding a costume to go out in definitely beats being stalked from in...

AOTW – Warm Fuzzy Feeling

AOTW – Warm Fuzzy Feeling

Julia Maldonado

October 31, 2017


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Life Changes – Thomas Rhett:With a combination of 14 country love songs, Thomas Rhett has a habit of making you want to find your soul mate. With themes of an unforgettable woman on Oct. 14 and kissing a stranger, this album will make everyone feel like a hopeless romantic.The Party – Andy ShaufDi...

Young Thug and Future join forces in ‘Super Slimey’

Young Thug and Future join forces in ‘Super Slimey’

Niyat Teferi

October 30, 2017


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On Oct. 20, rappers Young Thug and Future released their collaborative mixtape "Super Slimey." The project includes 13 solo and joint tracks between the rappers. After rumors circulated of Thug and Future working on a project for more than a year now, fans are excited to finally listen to the record...

‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ defines wasted potential

‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ defines wasted potential

Ulises Duenas

October 29, 2017


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I would say the "Mass Effect" trilogy has built the best, most immersive Sci-Fi world in video games. Five years after the release of the third game, the series got a "soft reboot" in "Mass Effect Andromeda." Years of setbacks during development left "Andromeda" in rough shape and it released to mixed re...

Spooky Playlist

Spooky Playlist

Julia Maldonado

October 26, 2017


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This is Halloween - Marilyn Manson - The Nightmare Before Christmas Monster Mash - Bobby Pickett - The Original Monster Mash Time Warp - Richard O'Brien - Rocky Horror Picture Show I Put a Spell on You - Annie Lennox - Nostalgia Hello Zepp - Charles Clouser - Saw Theme Song Thriller - Mich...

Creepin’ it real: Makeup artist Liz Dryden masters monstrous makeup

Creepin’ it real: Makeup artist Liz Dryden masters monstrous makeup

October 25, 2017


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The basement of Plumas hall doubled as a makeup studio late Sunday night as senior Liz Dryden painted skeleton-esque features onto the faces of models. The eerie face designs reflect Dryden’s passion for stage makeup which she has been doing for Chico State’s theater program for the past two years....

Which Halloween movie are you?

Which Halloween movie are you?

Alejandra Solorio

October 25, 2017


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Halloween brings out the depth in people. It's no surprise that it's so many people's favorite holiday. Take this fun interactive quiz and find out which classic Halloween movie you are and the spookiest way you should spend the evening:Which classic Halloween movie are you?Alejandra Solorio can be reached at artseditor@theorion.com or @alesolorio8 on Twitter....

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