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Adult Swim star David Liebe Hart performs at Duffy’s Tavern

Adult Swim star David Liebe Hart performs at Duffy’s Tavern

Carin Dorghalli

September 21, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Video

David Liebe Hart of Adult Swim's "Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!" invades Duffy's Tavern with his unique brand of irreverent surrealism. His religious beliefs, love of trains and relationship struggles make for an interesting but original performance. This Adult Swim star isn't afraid to go str...

Celebrating Gwen Curatilo through opera

Celebrating Gwen Curatilo through opera

Carin Dorghalli

September 21, 2016


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Past students flew in from all over the world to help put together an opera gala to celebrate their former Chico State opera workshop director, Gwen Curatilo. Among the stars featured were Jeanette Blakeney and Zachary Gordin. Funds raised from the concert will be used to offset costs of the department...

Life happens: Stories beneath the surface

Life happens: Stories beneath the surface

Jordan Rodrigues

September 21, 2016


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Everyone has a story, but not everyone has someone to listen to it. I was the listener this time. I went out with the intentions of photographing random homeless people that I assumed were homeless because of some type of addiction. I was humbled when I sat and talked with these people. My mind was in...

Art that’s out of this world

Art that’s out of this world

Anna Porretta

September 21, 2016


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Imagine traveling through space visiting strange planets; your mission is to catalog the aliens you find there. Coming across the creatures responsible for growth on these planets, a field guide is compiled complete with sketches and blurbs about each creature.This mission is similar to the mental jo...

iMullinati spins his way through the music scene

iMullinati spins his way through the music scene

Anisha Brady

September 18, 2016


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Ryan Mullin is not the average Chico State junior. Just last week Mullin, or iMullinati, opened for Vanic, a well-known trap DJ at the Senator Theater. The show sold out and more than 1,000 people attended, a majority were Chico State students. Mullin began his DJ career during his first year ...

Behind the art: ‘One Artist, Four Visions’ by Ruben Heredia

Behind the art: ‘One Artist, Four Visions’ by Ruben Heredia

Elias Denny

September 16, 2016


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"One Artist, Four Visions" is an art exhibit featuring the art of Ruben Heredia and is running from Sept. 1-24 at the 1078 Gallery in Chico. The gallery exhibits drawings and work from Heredia's the Mystery, the Metamorphosis, the Abstract works and the Mesoamerican Transformation series. More in...

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


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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...

Comedy competition at the El Rey Theatre

Comedy competition at the El Rey Theatre

Matthew Manfredi

September 14, 2016


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On Saturday night, a line outside the El Rey Theatre formed well before doors opened for the 8 p.m. show. Inside the theatre, 16 comedians from all over the U.S., Canada and even as far as China, prepared for the 41st annual San Francisco Comedy Competition, a multi-week event that took place in venues al...

Pooches Walk, Woof and Wag for a cause

Pooches Walk, Woof and Wag for a cause

Jae Siqueiros

September 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community

Walk Woof Wag is an annual fundraising dog walk that raises money for Chico Animal Shelter's medical fund. On Saturday, pooches from all over the county banded together for this 3K/5K walk in hopes of raising money for the health of shelter animals and the hope that they will receive permanent homes....

Local artists display work at Thursday night market

Local artists display work at Thursday night market

Anisha Brady

September 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Showcase

The popular Thursday night market always unites the community of Chico. With its fresh and local produce and exotic food trucks, people are mesmerized by the plethora of food and overlook the talented, ingenious artists who share their talent. Saturn Orion “Happiness is a choice,” said street...

When the sun goes down at Monstros Pizza

When the sun goes down at Monstros Pizza

Matthew Manfredi

September 8, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Features, Showcase

Unlike downtown, Wednesday night is quiet on West Sacramento Avenue. There’s Tony’s Liquor, apartment buildings, houses and Nettleton Stadium sits quietly in the distance, but then there’s Monstros Pizza. Guitar amps are turned up, microphones feed back and hot slices of pizza slide across ...

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...

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