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Sofar Sounds Chico

Sofar Sounds Chico

Anisha Brady

March 26, 2017

Sofar Sounds is an international organization that is reviving the enchantment of live music. And after making a home in 328 cities across the world, it's coming to Chico. “Sofar only hires really talented artists. There are going to be local bands and even touring bands participating in Sofar Chico,...

Local artist recreates nature’s beauty

Local artist recreates nature’s beauty

Julia Maldonado

March 14, 2017

Small colorful paintings of scenery grace the walls of Great Northern Coffee. As you sit and enjoy your cup of coffee or tea, canvases bursting with nature surround you. But who created these Picasso-like paintings?Chico State alumna Morea “Mo” Milgrom is the artist behind the delicately ...

Goonfest X is an opportunity for NorCal talent to shine

Goonfest X is an opportunity for NorCal talent to shine

Niyat Teferi

March 13, 2017

On March 11, the popular 1078 gallery hosted the ‘Goonfest X’ show that had the audience up on their feet. Goonfest X is a series of shows put together by promoter and artist Schwog that are held in cities in Northern California. Vallejo rapper, producer and singer Roy Ry is one artist that was...

‘The Bullshit Queen’ shows her inspiration

‘The Bullshit Queen’ shows her inspiration

Anisha Brady

March 9, 2017

Brittany Masloski likes to sing. She also likes to travel and raise pigs. Her unshackled persona and drive for spontaneity truly sets her apart from other musicians. “I think I’m going to try this whole starving artist thing,” Masloski said. “Fame doesn’t really appeal t...

Musician profile: Ronnie Macias

Musician profile: Ronnie Macias

Jackson Sawa

March 8, 2017

Ronnie Macias is a full-time father and a full-time local musician here in Chico. Moreover, he is the proud supporter and loving companion to Jodi Foster who organizes and puts on weekly open mic nights at Down Lo every Friday night.Ronnie was born in the Santa Cruz area and moved to Chico as a chil...

Top 5 places to study off campus

Top 5 places to study off campus

Niyat Teferi

March 6, 2017

Midterm season is fast approaching and students need a quiet and peaceful place to study. With common study spots such as the library that tend to be over crowded here are the top five off-campus places to study that will help you ace your exams this semester. 1. Great Northern Coffee Great Northern Coffee...

Rocking out for civil rights

Rocking out for civil rights

Julia Maldonado

March 5, 2017

There is no better way to support women's rights than kicking back with live music and art. Fellow Chico State students and alumni put on a house show in which all benefits go towards the ACLU and Planned Parenthood. People donated whatever amount they were able to and supported local artists by buying...

Podcasts worth listening to

Podcasts worth listening to

Anisha Brady

March 4, 2017

Many of us in this confusing yet thrilling period of our lives are searching for a source of inspiration. Sometimes this inspiration comes in the form of a podcast. What is so profound and exciting about this new age medium is that it weaves this expansive web of story-tellers, and idea-sharers together in...

Artists mix poetry with music

Artists mix poetry with music

Niyat Teferi

March 1, 2017

Longtime poet and jazz veterans Robert Pinsky and Laurence Hobgood filled the night with some of their classic pieces. Chico State held the "PoemJazz" event at the Harlen Adams theater Feb. 26 where both these art forms were showcased. For the last 45 years, Robert Pinsky has contributed a long work...

Jeff Coleman and the Sons of Jefferson

Jeff Coleman and the Sons of Jefferson

Jackson Sawa

March 1, 2017

Jeff Coleman is a Chico State alumni, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and ring-leader of the eclectic bluegrass punk band, Sons of Jefferson. However, Coleman can’t emphasize enough that his band Sons of Jefferson has zero correlation to the proposed State of Jefferson in California and his mu...

Fight for the right to create

Fight for the right to create

Anisha Brady

March 1, 2017

SOTA Production’s Artists’ Rights Rally at the 1078 Gallery Feb. 24, was a success. People gathered at the quaint setting for a fun night of activism and live music. Student artists Justin Kolas, MAWD, and KLEZ performed for an eager crowd. Intermittently, Blake Morgan, who is on tour fo...

Local artists fight for their rights

Local artists fight for their rights

Anisha Brady

February 23, 2017

Each time that hit, new tune gets aired on the radio, is another time that that hardworking artist does not get paid. Many are unaware of the injustice occurring behind the scenes of the radio industry, and Chico will be taking a stand to protect the rights of such musicians, Feb. 24 at the 1078 gallery. United...

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