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‘P.S. I Still Love You’ is the sequel that hits softly

‘P.S. I Still Love You’ is the sequel that hits softly

Danielle Kessler, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

“To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You,” the sequel to Netflix’s “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before” (2018), deepens Lara Jean (Lana Condor) and Peter Kavinsky’s (Noah Centineo) relationship, but doesn’t add much else.  This time around, Director Michael Fimognari takes the story of th...

Movie Playlist: Leading Ladies You Will Love

Movie Playlist: Leading Ladies You Will Love

Kirstin Joyce, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

With Women’s History Month right around the corner, it’s a perfect time to grab some friends, make one of those fancy snacks from your Pinterest board and watch some of the best films featuring strong female leads.  “Hidden Figures” “Hidden Figures” tells the true story of the amazing wo...

Justin Bieber reaches the end of his career on “Changes”

Justin Bieber reaches the end of his career on “Changes”

Kati Morris, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

At some point during the early 2010s, “Bieber fever” was a pop culture phenomenon and no teen was safe from the sickness. Fast forward to 2020, and Justin Bieber is a washed up teen pop idol trying to jump onto the moody R&B train.   Like the long line of teen heartthrobs that came befo...

Luke Sweeney’s Peace Meal Group serenades their ‘hometown’

Luke Sweeney’s Peace Meal Group serenades their ‘hometown’

Melissa Joseph, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

The smell of freshly brewed coffee and the hum of large amps filled Tender Loving Coffee as dozens gathered to watch Luke Sweeney and more perform Friday night.  Red and green fluorescent lights spilled over the makeshift stage as Grey Loom opened the night with chilling vocals and deep bass. E...

Carlos Mencia screams out for a dynamic comedy night

Carlos Mencia screams out for a dynamic comedy night

Melissa Joseph, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

From important messages on immigration to saving the world through oral copulation, Carlos Mencia and others had Chico enraptured Saturday night at the El Rey Theatre. Three comedians took the stage before Mencia, setting a risque and vibrant tone for the night.  The comedian preceding Me...

“We Shall Overcome” evokes the spirit of African American leaders

“We Shall Overcome” evokes the spirit of African American leaders

Kati Morris, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

Chico Performances hosted the musical production “We Shall Overcome” in celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Laxson Auditorium on Saturday night. The production encompassed a range of genres from gospel to jazz with spoken word from King’s famous speeches. The band featured...

Hot Tuna celebrates 50 years of psychedelia

Hot Tuna celebrates 50 years of psychedelia

Danielle Kessler, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

Legendary 1960s rock group, Hot Tuna, graced the stage at Laxson Auditorium on Sunday night for their 50th anniversary tour. Their show emphasised to many of their dedicated fans that they still bring an incredible musical experience after all these years.  The set was complete with no shortage of so...

Playlist: The perfect study vibes

Playlist: The perfect study vibes

Elijah Ewing, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

With midterms around the corner, this situation happens to me all the time.  After sitting down to read the incredibly dense textbook in front of me, I put on my favorite playlist and start reading. A couple pages in, I realize I'm thinking about the lyrics of the song, more than the words on ...

Vagina Monologues offers an unapologetic narrative for the women of Chico

Vagina Monologues offers an unapologetic narrative for the women of Chico

Melissa Joseph, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

Hundreds gathered to celebrate their womanhood and explore the nature of their gender identity during the Vagina Monologues, Friday night.  Among attendees were dozens of organizations detailing resources in Chico that help women secure proper reproductive care and relationship support. ...

Maltese bar champions one of Chico’s most diverse drag shows

Maltese bar champions one of Chico’s most diverse drag shows

Kirstin Joyce, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

Drag kings and queens from all over northern California gathered at the Maltese Bar, Saturday night for the venues monthly Drag Show. The show began at 10:30 p.m., but most of the crowd and a few of the performers were there much earlier to chat and drink on the bar’s back patio. Performers of a...

Tame Impala returns with the ‘The Slow Rush’

Tame Impala returns with the ‘The Slow Rush’

Kati Morris, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

“Has it really been that long?” frontman Kevin Parker asks, a question that seemed to echo the thoughts of fans everywhere who, although eager for Tame Impala’s return, were still enamored by the beloved “Currents,” Tame Impala’s 2015 album. Following up an album as big as “Currents...

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ is fun and redeeming

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ is fun and redeeming

Danielle Kessler, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

Director Jeff Fowler’s feature directorial debut, “Sonic the Hedgehog,” takes the classic video game character into a fun, carefree movie that doesn’t take itself too seriously.  It’s been an entire year since we got a first glimpse at the “Sonic the Hedgehog” movie, and we can ...

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