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Get your kitchen prepped! This fall's bound to hit. Photo by Ian Hilton, 5/10/2021.

The high-speed low-drag complete college kitchen

Ian Hilton, Reporter // May 12, 2021

This past year hasn’t been ideal for most of us students. Our inability to live on campus has kept us from an aspect of college life synonymous with attending a university, but we’re coming back this...

Lonewolf was one of several performers scattered throughout the Thursday Night Market on May 6.

The return of the Thursday Night Market

Sophia Pearson, Reporter // May 12, 2021

Downtown Chico’s Thursday Night Market is back for the first time since the pandemic began. Every Thursday from 6-9 p.m., the market will occupy Broadway Street, between 2nd and 4th Street where people...

Staind released the second part of their concert series on Saturday, May 8.

Staind release second concert in livestream series, celebrate 20th anniversary of ‘Break The Cycle’ album

Kelsey Ogle, Arts and Entertainment Editor // May 12, 2021

"It's (not) been a while" since Staind's last livestream event. The first concert in the two-part series debuted on May 1 and the second was on Saturday. The second concert was recorded at Mill 1 in...

Staind premiered never-before-seen concert footage on Saturday, May 1. Photo credit:

Staind delivers in first part of two-part comeback concert series

Kelsey Ogle, Arts & Entertainment Editor // May 8, 2021

On May 1, Staind shared previously unreleased concert footage from their 2019 reunion show via a global livestream event.  The concert took place at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut,...

Chicken piccata on garlic butter pasta, topped with lemon juice and parmesan. Photo by Ian Hilton, 5/6/2021.

Chicken piccata fo’ yo’ mama

Ian Hilton, Reporter // May 8, 2021

Celebrate the moms! If you’re fortunate enough to spend time with yours this Mother’s Day, don’t stop with a measly card. All moms appreciate being appreciated, and a surefire way to impress is...

Pico de gallo para Cinco de Mayo

Pico de gallo para Cinco de Mayo

Ian Hilton, Reporter // May 2, 2021

Hola, and happy early Cinco de Mayo! Having worked in many kitchens, I’ve had the pleasure of cooking alongside a number of Hispanics, especially Mexicans, so this contemporarily Amerianized holiday...

Brockhampton look into the light on

Brockhampton party like it’s 2017 on ‘ROADRUNNER’

Thomas Stremfel, Reporter // April 28, 2021

After years of countless controversies and artistic detours, Brockhampton has returned with “ROADRUNNER: NEW LIGHT, NEW MACHINE,” focusing on emotionally potent, but colorful and bright bangers. Ever...

Medium-rare grilled New York strip steak with mole, asparagus and baked potato, topped with toasted sesame seed.

My take on steak: excerpts of experience

Ian Hilton, Reporter // April 24, 2021

The weather’s great, too hot to bake, so let’s talk steak. This is another guide to deliciousness, as opposed to a formal recipe. Like I mentioned in my “Simply Salmon” recipe, I’m well aware...

Korean gangster film ‘Night in Paradise’ premieres on Netflix

Sophia Pearson, Reporter // April 21, 2021

The blood-splattered Korean gangster film, “Night in Paradise,” directed by Park Hoon-jung came to Netflix on April 9. The Netflix original serves as Park’s latest gruesome film since “The Witch:...

Springtime quiche calls for springtime sides - light salad and cantaloupe. Photo by Ian Hilton, 4/12/2021.

The Quintessential Quiche

Ian Hilton, Reporter // April 17, 2021

Spring is here, and with vaccination rates rising faster than the birth rate of garden-ravaging squirrels, folks are eager to resume normal activities.  What, dear reader, celebrates both spring...

The jazz quintet known as

Chico jazz band ‘Bogg’ livestreams from Laxson

Sophia Pearson, Reporter // April 16, 2021

The Chico jazz group Bogg performed April 2 at Laxson Auditorium for a livestream event.Chico News and Review's Jason Cassidy joined the band onstage to guide the conversation around the band members...

Tune-Yards embrace sunshine-infused indie pop on

Tune-Yards’ ‘sketchy.’ is indie pop for everyone

Thomas Stremfel, Reporter // April 12, 2021

Coming a few years after their last full-length album, the indie oddity Tune-Yards has returned with some of their most unabashedly fun music on “sketchy.” The group’s 2018 “I Can Feel You...

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