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Collaborative exhibit ‘Wide Open Spaces’ turns heads

Collaborative exhibit  ‘Wide Open Spaces’ turns heads

Anisha Brady

October 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus

Chico State is the home to a newly curated exhibit at the Janet Turner Museum. It showcases and intertwines Janet Turner’s one of a kind prints with photography by the university’s advanced photography students.   The exhibit "Wide Open Spaces" is unique in the way that it presents art solely inspired by nature found in the Chi...

Behind the scenes of ‘Into the Woods’

Behind the scenes of ‘Into the Woods’

Carin Dorghalli

October 13, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community, Video

  Into the Woods is taking place from Oct. 11-16 in the Harlen J. Adams theater. Tickets are $15 for adults, $13 for seniors and $6 for youth and Chico State Students. Show times are Tuesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 16 at 2 p.m. Carin Dorghalli can be reached at art...

Chico State Low Brass Choir Concert brings the sass, class and brass

Chico State Low Brass Choir Concert brings the sass, class and brass

Carin Dorghalli

October 9, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community, Video

Students and staff bring the sass, class and brass by showcasing their musical skills during the Chico State Low Brass Choir Concert. This event was put together by Lloyd Roby, director of the Low Brass Choir, and featured student musicians that play the French horn, trombone, euphonium and tuba. Accom...

Student DJ makes a beat

Student DJ makes a beat

Elias Denny

October 4, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Video

This video interview was conducted with local artist, producer and DJ Hound Beats, also known as Trevor Tappe. He is a junior music major at Chico State. Tappe hopes to be accepted into the option of recording arts within the music major. He started producing music around the seventh grade and picked...

Second Annual Chico State Drag Show

Second Annual Chico State Drag Show

Matthew Manfredi

October 3, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community

Student, local and professional drag performers from all over Northern California will be taking a stroll across a t-shaped catwalk in the BMU Auditorium on Oct. 13 for the Second Annual Chico State Drag Show. The event bridges the culturing gap between mainstream and queer societies with fashion, entertain...

Behind the art: ‘Visual Metrics’ Prints and Poetry

Behind the art: ‘Visual Metrics’ Prints and Poetry

Elias Denny

September 19, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Video

"Visual Metrics" Print and Poetry is an art exhibit currently being displayed at the Janet Turner Print Museum. The exhibition talk occurred on Thursday Sept. 15, at the Zingg Recital Hall, Arts and Humanities Building. A reception followed at The Turner lead by Chico State English Professor Jeanne Cl...

Chico World Music Festival creates exciting multicultural atmosphere

Chico World Music Festival creates exciting multicultural atmosphere

Franky Renteria, Jordan Rodrigues, and Miguel Orozco

September 15, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community

The Chico World Music Festival is an annual Chico State tradition with a wide range of world music artists that was held on Sept. 10th. It was filled with music hosted on four stages including Laxson Auditorium, the Ruth Rowland Taylor stage and the Kids Stage, where North State’s children performed. Th...

What’s the deal with Apple Music?

What’s the deal with Apple Music?

Elias Denny

September 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Video

Apple Music's recent history of streaming select artist's highly anticipated albums exclusively on their service sparks controversy among millennial music streamers. Chico State students share their thoughts on how Apple Music affects the way they listen to music. Elias Denny can be reached at artsedit...

KCSC blows out the candles on its 65th year

KCSC blows out the candles on its 65th year

Anna Porretta

September 5, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community

Students and Chico locals gathered on the shady lawn in front of Glenn Hall on Saturday for an afternoon of good food and even better music celebrating Chico State's student run radio station, KCSC's 65th anniversary. The celebration was complete with tacos, tie-dying and performances from local artists. As K...

New building aesthetic generates mixed feelings

New building aesthetic generates mixed feelings

Thomas Staaden and Sean Martens

August 27, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus

After three years of construction, costing around $42 million, the new Arts and Humanities building is now open. The new 91,000 square foot building contains a recital hall, five lecture halls and plenty of classrooms. Yet, the most common thing noticed by students is the different style. Senior Marian Becker said s...

‘Vulva suit’ used on campus to promote play

‘Vulva suit’ used on campus to promote play

Elizabeth Castillo

February 12, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community

The Gender and Sexuality Equity Center implemented a "vulva suit" to inform the Chico State community of the performances of The Vagina Monologues happening this weekend. The suit was used on Thursday and Rachel Biccum took pictures with students to bring awareness to the performance. For those who...

Students voice their opinion on Tyga coming to Chico

Students voice their opinion on Tyga coming to Chico

Romeo Espinal

February 10, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Video

Chico State students were asked what they thought about the rapper, Tyga, performing in Chico later this month. Some students did not even know who Tyga was, while others had met the rapper before he became big. Tyga is known for his hit "Rack City," which was released in 2011. His career recently took...

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