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Annual diversity exhibit seeks artist submissions

Annual diversity exhibit seeks artist submissions

Maegan Webster

February 14, 2014


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Chico State welcomes the chance to display artwork celebrating diversity in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion's Sixth Annual Diversity Art Exhibit from March 10-28 in Kendall Hall. Artists from the campus and the greater Chico community are encouraged to submit up to four pieces of original artwork to ...

Prepare to be seduced by The Graduate

Prepare to be seduced by The Graduate

David Kahn

February 13, 2014


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Come witness the show American Theater Magazine calls “Original, exciting and highly theatrical.” L.A. Theater Works and Chico Performances present The Graduate, a live radio theater event at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 20.Based on the 1963 novel by Charles Webb and the 1967 film by the same name,...

The Nebula answers โ€” Vol. 72 Week 4

February 12, 2014


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Gateway Science Museum welcomes three new exhibits

Gateway Science Museum welcomes three new exhibits

Emma Wood-Wright

February 12, 2014


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The skull of a gray whale sits dead center on the floor of the Newberry gallery inside the Gateway Science Museum. Donated to the biology department at Chico State, one of the three current exhibits at Gateway - Changing California: Geological and Ecological Transformations, this huge fossil which was found of...

‘Notations’ drops the beat

‘Notations’ drops the beat

Veronica Hodur

February 10, 2014


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"Notations" is a new kind of exhibit that incorporates sound and music ideals into art. Located at Between the Stairs and the Office Gallery on the first floor of Ayres Hall, the installment was created by the Sound Arts 371 class. The instructions for the assignment required each student to bring...

Shop reopening features local wearable art

Shop reopening features local wearable art

Ashiah Scharaga

February 9, 2014


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Oroville artist Christian Laney-Clark, also known as Archaic Revival, fashioned a seat belt onto one of the hiking backpacks that he designed. He tore his own backpack apart to figure out how to do it when he first came up with the idea. The backpacks and other handmade products from local artists Sadiedelu...

Japanese drummers represent cultural rhythm

Japanese drummers represent cultural rhythm

Sarah Scharf

February 8, 2014


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Hands and sticks became blurred as drummers shouted back and forth with the rhythm, beating their drums with dizzying speed and precision. This was the overwhelming effect of Japanese taiko drumming. TAO: Phoenix Rising took the stage on Friday Night at Laxson Auditorium.The show opened with tranquil flute...

Chico Unplugged is finger-pickin’ good

Chico Unplugged is finger-pickin’ good

Ashiah Scharaga

February 7, 2014


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If you stroll down to Woodstock’s Pizza on Thursday night for the next two weeks you’ll receive a special treat with your Wildcat Combo: some original tunes from local singers and songwriters of all styles. Chico Unplugged, presented by Chico State's School of the Arts Productions, KCSC Radio and Woodstock's Pizza, transformed Woodstock’s Pizza into a rockin ac...

Duet audition spotlight Q&A

Nicole Santos

February 7, 2014


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Alex Geringer, senior musical theatre major and marketing minor, and Lacey Henderson, a graduate student earning her multiple subject teaching credential here in Chico said despite waiting in the holding room with divas and crazy stage moms, auditioning for "The Voice" was quite an experience.The Orion...

Chico Performances gives Laxson Auditorium the blues

Chico Performances gives Laxson Auditorium the blues

Ashiah Scharaga

February 6, 2014


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Chico Performances will soon have audience members singing the blues. True Blues: History of the Blues comes to Laxson Auditorium on Thursday, Feb. 13 at 7:30 p.m. The performance, based on the film "True Blues" and represented by Folklore International, will chronicle the history and culture of the blues from West Africa to the United Sta...

Artist couple paints in harmony

Artist couple paints in harmony

Veronica Hodur

February 5, 2014


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In a town like Chico, art is everywhere and connections are always being formed. In this case, two Chico State alumni make a dynamic duo in their pieces and their marriage. Looking at their artwork, Justin Cooper and Carob Bradlyn don't seem to be connected. Cooper uses oil paint and watercolor, and paints robotic figures in natural settings, while Bradlyn uses paint pens, resin and c...

Nebula answers โ€” Vol. 72 Week 3

Nebula answers โ€” Vol. 72 Week 3

February 4, 2014


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