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Chico native returns for art show

March 28, 2014

Published 2010-12-13T20:23:00Z"/> entertainment Candyce ChilsonAnimal heads dangle from the branches of a large neon pink tree as hunters shoot at them. This is just one of Haley Hughes' acrylic paintings to test the imagination. Hughes, 26, will reveal her artwork at the 1078 Gallery from D...

Musical rite of passage lost on digital generation

March 28, 2014

Published 2011-02-15T11:52:00Z"/> entertainment Isaac Brambila The sun danced in and out of the dry brown mountains, the speedometer signaled 75 mph and David Gilmour's humming solo pounded from out of the speakers. Little did I know, during the countless hours I sat eagerly in the back seat of...

Wild Oak showcases diverse music scene

March 28, 2014

Published 2011-05-02T23:24:00Z"/> entertainment PreviewNicole Walker Reggae here, rock there, folk down the street and electronic a few blocks over - it's a musical formula that may overlap the agendas of music fans and potentially mislead diehard fans of a particular genre. Four separate venue...

Metal royalty to gut Senator

March 28, 2014

Published 2010-10-04T19:33:00Z"/> entertainment Matt ShiltsSome of the biggest names in American metal are set to meet at the Senator Theatre, and they're employing some local talent to warm it up. As I Lay Dying, Unearth, All That Remains and Carnifex will tear up the stage Monday, and homet...

Student-run production company goes epic

March 28, 2014

Published 2012-04-16T20:48:00Z"/> entertainment Nicole WalkerWith shows in large and small venues, colorful lighting and a showcasing of DJs, Epic Productions has taken over Chico. As electronic music became a trend, Shawn Steele and Matthew Whitlock saw a need for a networking opportunity ...

International film shown as part of University Film Series

March 28, 2014

Published 2012-02-18T11:08:00Z"/> entertainment Kayla WohlfordAn eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth. This concept is taken to the extreme in the 2001 Brazilian film "Behind the Sun." The film, shown Tuesday in Ayres Hall Room 106, was part of the humanities program's university film series. The fi...

Theater production makes big use of small space

March 28, 2014

Published 2012-11-07T13:08:00Z"/> entertainment Nicole GerspacherTomfoolery saved the life of a virgin wife in The Arabian Nights, a play directed by Chico State faculty member Katie Whitlock. The play, based in the Middle East, followed a scorned king who decided to marry and kill one virgin...

Dynamic student shakes up art scene

March 28, 2014

Published 2011-11-28T13:55:00Z"/> entertainment Brittany ComasMikey Perdue is all over Chico State's art scene. From theatre productions and musicals to choreography and fitness classes, Perdue has become a triple threat. "I've always been a little ham," he said. The musical theatre major won karaoke contes...

Students artistically transform Ayres Hall

March 28, 2014

Published 2012-04-14T00:05:00Z"/> entertainment Miguel RochaMonsters, mailboxes, an old Apple desktop computer frame and a female pirate transformed Ayres Hall into a display hall Tuesday. Fine arts students exposed their work for other students’ appreciation, as paintings laid flat against the white...

Poetry honors women

March 28, 2014

Published 2012-04-02T20:00:00Z"/> entertainment Paige FuentesThe Black Leaders on Campus organization hosted a poetry night Thursday to wrap up Women’s History Month. The event showcased everything from off-the-cuff poetry to works of famous female poets, and some participants even sang. ...

Museum pops up downtown with free admission

March 28, 2014

Published 2012-04-02T19:46:00Z"/> entertainment Nicole WalkerPop goes the weasel, or museum in this case. The Museum of Northern California Art is a nonprofit art organization that lacks a permanent facility to display its collection. Therefore, MonCA will be holding pop-up museums downtown ...

Master of Fine Arts students display artwork in Bell Memorial Union

March 28, 2014

Published 2011-01-31T20:56:00Z"/> entertainment Tim Kerber The unusually tranquil showroom in the Third Floor Gallery of the Bell Memorial Union now displays a wide range of media - painting, drawing, printmaking, inking, glasswork and sculpting. This is Chico State's annual Master of Fine A...

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