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Wildcats take on ‘Day N Night’ music festival

Wildcats take on ‘Day N Night’ music festival

Sophia Robledo-Borowy

September 14, 2017


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The ‘Day N Night Festival’ attracted Chico State students, despite the nonstop driving all day and night. Over 50 artists gathered in Anaheim, California for the three-day-long event Sept. 8 through 10. Headliners included Travis Scott, Chance the Rapper and Kendrick Lamar, along with other chart...

‘Lion King Jr.’ musical hits the stage at Laxson Auditorium

‘Lion King Jr.’ musical hits the stage at Laxson Auditorium

Niyat Teferi

September 13, 2017


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The young talented actors of Blue Room Young Company brought magic to the stage as they played the beloved characters of the Disney classic “Lion King.”During the play, the actors sang hit songs of the movie like “The Circle of Life,” “Can You Feel the Love Tonight?,R...

140 art pieces find new home in the Museum of Northern California Art

140 art pieces find new home in the Museum of Northern California Art

Alejandra Solorio

September 10, 2017


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The same building that once hosted yoga classes, weddings and even voting, is now home to a collective of over 140 permanent art pieces.The revival of the classical 1927 building on 900 Esplanade, now known as the Museum of Northern California Art MONCA, opened July 13. Artworks displayed range in l...

Orient and Flume captures nature in glass sculptures

Orient and Flume captures nature in glass sculptures

Julia Maldonado

August 23, 2017


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Swirls of color dance through the iridescent and clear glass of carefully sculpted vases, animals and fruit. As you walk in Orient and Flume Art Glass, shelves are loaded with delicate nature-inspired pieces.Orient and Flume began in 1972 when Douglas Boyd purchased a house-turned-art shop between Orient and Flume str...

Chico State insider at Outside Lands

Chico State insider at Outside Lands

Caitlyn Young

August 22, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Reviews

When the weather gets warmer and the sun stays out all day, a common pastime for the average college student might be a summer concert. Many artists go on tour during the summer season, so the options are bountiful. However, while there are traditional concerts with openers and the main headliner, there...

Surviving the Chico summers

Surviving the Chico summers

Adrianna Mccain

May 17, 2017


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Feeling stuck in town? Get out and explore with our survival guide. While many Chico State students will be traveling all over the country, or heading back home for the summer, many of us will still be in town. Chico will be quieter, lonelier and definitely hotter outside. If you’re starting to...

1078 says goodbye with Alma Mudder

Niyat Teferi

May 9, 2017


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Active artists make their way back to their roots to show their work. As the 1078 gallery prepares to say goodbye to their current venue and relocate into a new space, the exhibition committee hosted the Artists’ Reception for “Alma Mudder” Ceramics Show May 5. Mallory Russell, volunteer...

Sexual assault survivors and allies gather in solidarity

Sexual assault survivors and allies gather in solidarity

Niyat Teferi

May 2, 2017


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Students and alumni shared their stories through powerful and emotional poetry in solidarity and support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.The Associated Students Gender & Sexuality Equity Center hosted the annual "Take Back the Night," April 17. The week long event focused on shedding light on ...

1078 gallery looking for real estate

1078 gallery looking for real estate

Anisha Brady

May 1, 2017


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After over a decade of providing the Chico community with timeless galleries and popular music events, the 1078 gallery is closing its doors temporarily for relocation. “We were asked to leave by our landlord. They had not been too happy with our music programming. We had tried to resolve the ...

Creative Fusion spotlights young artists

Creative Fusion spotlights young artists

Julia Maldonado

April 27, 2017


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More than 200 pieces of art by junior high and high school students are being displayed at the Chico Art Center now through April 28. “Creative Fusion” displays works by Pleasant Valley, Chico and Fair View High, Inspire School for the Arts, Marsh, Bidwell and Chico Junior High, Blue Oak Charter...

Chico Art Center seeks national artists

Chico Art Center seeks national artists

Julia Maldonado

April 25, 2017


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Calling all artists near and far!The Chico Art Center is hosting an annual art show called the "National All Media Juried Exhibition Call for Art." Artists are invited to submit their works in person or by photo via entrythingy if they aren’t from around Chico. The first place winner receives a $1,200 prize courtesy of The...

Segovia and Mary Jane: A dynamic duo

Segovia and Mary Jane: A dynamic duo

Anisha Brady

April 23, 2017


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Creative defiance and aesthetic pleasure are central in Marisa Segovia’s artwork. Maybe she’s born with it—maybe it’s marijuana. “Smoking weed is a catalyst for me,” Segovia said. “I’ll bring vape pens and edibles to get high before class. It helps me relax and zone in—I’m free...

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