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Featured Artist: Scarlett and Sapphire take center stage

Featured Artist: Scarlett and Sapphire take center stage

Ricardo Tovar

November 13, 2019

Centerfolds is a strip club that is a 20-minute drive from downtown Chico. From 7:30 p.m. until 2 a.m., give or take, you can watch athletic, beautiful women dance and socialize with members of the audience.One dancer, Scarlett, is a 22-year-old former Chico State social science major. After two year...

‘Eli’: great idea, flawed execution

‘Eli’: great idea, flawed execution

Angel Ortega and Melissa Herrera

November 13, 2019

What could have been a great horror film in “Eli”, was regressed by poor writing and mundane performances. Directed by Ciarán Foy, “Eli” is about a boy named Eli (Charlie Shotwell) who suffers from a rare disease that causes him to have severe allergic reactions to the outdoors. To...

Fall photo walk teaches aspiring photographers new skills

Fall photo walk teaches aspiring photographers new skills

Danielle Kessler

November 12, 2019

The university photographers put together a free event for the public to improve their photo-taking abilities and to learn some techniques from the people who do it every day for departments all across campus. This Fall photo walk was a way for fellow photographers to come together and learn more ab...

‘Reflections and Hope’ one year later

Kimberly Morales

November 12, 2019

On Thursday, the Museum of Northern Californian Art opened the doors to their latest display, "Reflection and Hope: A Year to Remember," and "Bench Press: Please Be Seated."Currently on display together, both exhibits take on a role in allowing the community of Butte County to reflect upon the first...

FKA Twigs brings pop from the future on ‘MAGDALENE’

FKA Twigs brings pop from the future on ‘MAGDALENE’

Kati Morris

November 12, 2019

An eccentric, multi-faceted artist, Tahliah Barnett, better known as FKA Twigs has earned a dedicated following since her 2014 debut, "LP1." Her work, often seen as genre ambiguous, experiments with trip-hop, R&B and electronic music. Now, Twigs turns emotional turmoil into triumph with the beautiful ...

Paradise stands together through church efforts

Paradise stands together through church efforts

Melissa Joseph

November 12, 2019

Paradise Alliance Church held a free event Saturday night, welcoming residents to enjoy carnival games, a petting zoo and live art. The event, We Stand Together, welcomed anyone in the area who has been affected emotionally or physically by the fire, encouraging visitors to pray and enjoy themselves through...

Pianist Leeya Shaw shares her experience post Camp Fire

Pianist Leeya Shaw shares her experience post Camp Fire

Kati Morris

November 12, 2019

Leeya Shaw, a music student at Chico State, was living with her mother in her childhood home in Paradise when the Camp Fire started a year ago. When evacuations began, Shaw was staying with a friend and was forced to leave everything behind. Among her clothing and mementos, she left behind all of her inst...

Resource building ‘The Brick’ initiates the rebuilding of Paradise

Resource building ‘The Brick’ initiates the rebuilding of Paradise

Danielle Kessler

November 12, 2019

On the one year anniversary of the most destructive fire in state history, the Paradise community gathered to celebrate the strength and resilience of the town. A major topic of the Camp Fire commemoration ceremony was unity, a theme reinforced by the adoption of a new building in the center of town ha...

Sculpture made of keys from Camp Fire survivors revealed

Sculpture made of keys from Camp Fire survivors revealed

Rayanne Painter

November 12, 2019

Only three days after the Camp Fire, artist Jess Mercer began asking for keys owned by survivors from the Ridge. Any key: cars, houses, businesses, safes, boats, diaries, etc. were accepted.. After just a year, Mercer had collected upwards of 18,000 keys from items lost in the fire. Little by little, she ...

Chico State interior architecture students to rebuild Paradise homes

Chico State interior architecture students to rebuild Paradise homes

Danielle Kessler

November 11, 2019

, the Interior Architecture Department has begun plans to rebuild homes in Paradise for families who lost their homes during the most tragic wildfire in California history. Students and professors in the department have commenced “Project Rebuild Paradise” and are currently working to br...

Harvest festival supports local businesses

Harvest festival supports local businesses

Danielle Kessler

November 10, 2019

The annual Farm City Celebration Harvest Festival was back at Bidwell Mansion on Saturday to bring some fun and teach people about the importance of local businesses. With so many activities and booths out, there was something for everyone to enjoy.Coordinator Katie Junk explained the festival’s goals and...

‘Open Studios’ invites community inside workshops of artists

Alex Coba

November 10, 2019

Local artists showed off their studio spaces during Chico Art Center’s annual "Open Art Studios" event in which the community was able to get a peek of where the magic happens, like a behind-the-scenes tour.“You not only would see the end of the work, but you’re also seeing the whole...

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