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Bach Festival showcases classical music

Bach Festival showcases classical music

Natalie Hanson

March 14, 2018


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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9JQ1cSyoXo&feature=youtu.be On the same weekend Uncle Dad's Art Collective brought songs of Stevie Wonder, Chico Performances teamed up with School Of The Arts to present the 2018 Chico Bach Festival. The Bach Festival offered a different experience called Vivaldi...

Graphic design meets the great outdoors

Graphic design meets the great outdoors

Mitchell Kret

March 11, 2018


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Coastal native Sam Blake claims he has a craving to create that is fueled by his love of nature. He has studied in Florence, Italy and recently transferred from Santa Rosa Junior College to hone his abilities in Chico while studying graphic design. Check out his Instagram page @samblakepress. How di...

Chico Performances reflect the university’s connection with the community

Chico Performances reflect the university’s connection with the community

Hannah Yeager

March 7, 2018


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There is a chance that almost every student has seen the posters posted around Laxson Auditorium advertising the next large performance or speaker coming to Chico. Shows like Cirque Eloize and Radiolab host and producer Jad Abumrad come multiple times throughout each month, provided by Chico Perform...

Printmaker finds inspiration in small rocks, emotions and strangers

Printmaker finds inspiration in small rocks, emotions and strangers

Mitchell Kret

March 6, 2018


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Marisa Sergovia is a third-year printmaking student with a passion for art education and studio arts. She hopes to one day teach art and encourage students to pursue anything that makes them happy. Q: Who are you? A: I think I’m a human, this is the start of my third year here as a transfer st...

Artist of the week: Hayden Duncan

Artist of the week: Hayden Duncan

Nicole Henson and Mitchell Kret

February 28, 2018


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How did you get started?I went to a bunch of EDM music festivals when I was 18, around 2012 or 2013, when the EDM bubble was kinda at its biggest, and I went to a few festivals and thought “this is pretty cool,” and the music didn’t seem that hard to make, little did I know. I was li...

North State Symphony returns with classical selections, spotlighting young artists

North State Symphony returns with classical selections, spotlighting young artists

Natalie Hanson

February 26, 2018


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The North State Symphony returned to Laxson Auditorium for a celebration of classic and contemporary sounds Sunday. This is the 17th season for the North State Symphony, which is conducted by Scott Seaton. The concert, titled "Almost Vienna" featured compositions from 1787 up to 1971, and featured...

Art accrued through anime

Art accrued through anime

Mitchell Kret

February 20, 2018


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From a young age, Madison Cockrum has loved to draw. Her main drives are will, instructional books and anime. Madison uses inspiration from shows and books she loves in order to create, putting her own twist on the art. “My mom got me one of those ‘How to Draw’ books with all the steps and I’d...

Getting kray-zy for opioid alternatives

Getting kray-zy for opioid alternatives

Mitchell Kret

February 6, 2018


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The US Government declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency towards the end of 2017. However, some Chico State students believe they have found a solution to the epidemic. Kratom is a tropical evergreen tree that grows in Southeast Asia and is starting to become popular in the U.S. for ...

New Acquisitions exhibit showcases donations to the Janet Turner collection

New Acquisitions exhibit showcases donations to the Janet Turner collection

Hannah Yeager

January 29, 2018


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Both local and international artists are being showcased at the Janet Turner Print Museum Jan. 22 through Feb. 2 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.The exhibit is not only meant to show new art being added but it also includes three pieces from Thailand and a piece from Australia, two countries that have never bee...

Women on Reproductive Defense stand against inequality

Women on Reproductive Defense stand against inequality

Hannah Yeager

January 27, 2018


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The Women’s March this year had an impressive turn out, with a couple hundred supporters moving in and out of Chico throughout the day.One sign, in particular, was very popular. This sign has a painting of President Donald Trump with devil horns.This painting was an attempt to heal wounds caus...

STRFKR and Reptaliens take over the Senator Theatre

STRFKR and Reptaliens take over the Senator Theatre

January 24, 2018


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Nicole Henson and Sean Martens can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_arts on Twitter.

1078 gallery finds a new home on Park Avenue

1078 gallery finds a new home on Park Avenue

Mitchell Kret

January 24, 2018


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Live music from local bands filled the Chico Women’s Center Jan. 20 at the 1078 @ 1710 party in support of the 1078 Gallery, which has found a new location at 1710 Park Ave. Supporters of the gallery were treated to performances from XDS, Severance Package and other local bands for the fundraiser....

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