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‘Lucky’ singer-songwriter to serenade Chico

‘Lucky’ singer-songwriter to serenade Chico

David Kahn

March 23, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

Chico Performances presents a rare acoustic evening with Jason Mraz and special guest Raining Jane at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Laxson Auditorium.Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Jason Mraz is touring for a limited time with indie-folk-rock group Raining Jane. Mraz got his start playing in coffee houses before the...

Dance meets gymnastics with dynamic group

Dance meets gymnastics with dynamic group

David Kahn

March 18, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

Chico Performances presents Diavolo: Thrilling Gymnastics and Dance, a group that defines themselves as "a distinct style of architecture in motion." The gymnasts and dancers will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. March 25 in Laxson Auditorium.Diavolo Dance Theater was founded in 1992 by Jacques Heim, a graduate of Cal...

Local bands rock the house at Cafe Flo

Local bands rock the house at Cafe Flo

Sarah Scharf

March 17, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

For anyone wanting to expand their horizons and explore Chico's music scene, Cafe Flo is the place to go.Local bands Ugly as Hell, Lisa Valentine and the Michelin Embers took the stage from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday. Ugly as Hell started the night off on a great note. Their sound could best be described as alternative rock, very reminiscent o...

Study Break: True Detective Review

Study Break: True Detective Review

Jedidiah Woodard

March 17, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

HBO's "True Detective" is so popular that the flood of people attempting to watch the season finale broke HBO GO. IMDB’s description of the show is as follows: "The lives of two detectives, Rust Cohle and Martin Hart, become entangled during a 17-year hunt for a serial killer in Louisiana." Each seas...

Jazz orchestra brings soul, blues

Jazz orchestra brings soul, blues

Michael Quiring

March 13, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

A very busy crowd was out for a night of jazz, despite the event resting upon the middle of the work week.Presented by Chico Performances, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis gave a Chico audience one hell of a jazz performance Wednesday night at Laxson Auditorium. The jazz orchestra is wor...

Professor looks back on career, thanks Chico State

Professor looks back on career, thanks Chico State

Ashiah Scharaga

March 13, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Sue Hargrave Pate has never belly or hula danced. Never mind the fact she's been involved with dance since she was 16-years-old and has taught theater, movement, miming, directing, choreography and dance courses at Chico State for 28 years. "I've done ballet, I've done tap, modern, jazz; I've done all the traditional styles, but I haven't ever lea...

Campus museum celebrates Janet Turner’s 100th birthday

Campus museum celebrates Janet Turner’s 100th birthday

Veronica Hodur

March 12, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

It's been 100 years since Chico artist and teacher Janet Turner was born. What better way to celebrate than showing a collection of her early work? The Janet Turner Print Museum is featuring a collection of Janet Turner's work from the 1940s and 1950s called "Angles and Planes: Janet Turner and the Built Environment" until April 12....

Altering space through digital prints

Altering space through digital prints

Emma Wood-Wright

March 12, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Photo Galleries

Gallery by Grant Mahan Four small, framed graphite drawings hang on the back wall of the University Art Gallery. The eye is drawn to three orange traffic cones that hover over the gallery attendant, lying flat on the wall as if painted on. Luke Matjas' art exhibit "A Swirling Cloud of Dust and Gas Like This" will be in the University Art Gallery in 100 Trinity Hall until April 10. It features digital prints that fit together like puzzle pieces, creating room-sized ...

The Nebula answers — Vol. 72 Issue 8

The Nebula answers — Vol. 72 Issue 8

March 12, 2014


Filed under Features, Nebula

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Youth camp focuses spring break on music

Youth camp focuses spring break on music

Maegan Webster

March 10, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

Music lovers will have a one-of-a-kind opportunity to get into the gritty details of music theory, songwriting and collaboration between artists with Uncle Dad's Art Collective's Let's Talk Music camp.The camp is designed to bring local musicians and knowledgeable guest speakers to help students lear...

Classical celebration captivates with young talent

Classical celebration captivates with young talent

Michael Quiring

March 9, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Loud whispers filled the Presbyterian Church as many in attendance patiently waited for the stunning showcase of young musical talent.The Butte County Branch of the Music Teachers' Association of California and the Mount Lassen Branch of the Suzuki Association of the Americas presented the fifth annua...

Trio brings rock, blues, barroom boogie

Trio brings rock, blues, barroom boogie

David Kahn

March 8, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

CHICO PERFORMANCES presents: Elvin Bishop with Guests James Cotton, Paul Thorn Rock, Blues & Barroom Boogie Saturday, March 15, 2014 Laxson Auditorium | 7:30 p.m. Premium $38 | Adult $33 | Senior $31 | Student/Child $25 www.chicoperformances.com Chico Performances presents rock and blues icon Elvin Bishop, Grammy Award-w...

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