The Orion

Shop reopening features local wearable art

Shop reopening features local wearable art

Ashiah Scharaga

February 9, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews, Reviews

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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

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


Filed under Features, Nebula

Crossword Sudoku ...

HAUS party cancelled

HAUS party cancelled

Maegan Webster

February 4, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

EDM enthusiasts wanting to go to Saturday night's HAUS Party featuring artists Boots N’ Pants, Charity Strike, Bais Haus and Sex Panther would have found an empty auditorium and "Show Cancelled" sign upon their arrival to the show.Due to unforeseen events, namely a bus break-down that left all four performing acts stranded in San Francisco, the Union Label had to turn away guest...

Keep Chico Weird talent show lives up to its name

Keep Chico Weird talent show lives up to its name

Ashiah Scharaga

February 4, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Photo Galleries, Reviews

There's only one place where you'll find a freak-folk artist, female illusionist and hula-hoop dancer on the same stage in one night: The Keep Chico Weird Talent Show, held Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the El Rey Theatre in Chico. Though the show ran for about three hours and had technical issues and delays, the host, contestants and judges remained engaging and entertaining. The show, presented by Chico News & Review and Feather Fal...

Nebula answers โ€” Vol. 72 Week 2

February 3, 2014


Filed under Features, Nebula

Crossword   Sudoku ...

Printmaking competition brings fresh art to campus

Printmaking competition brings fresh art to campus

Veronica Hodur

February 3, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Janet Turner Print Museum and the University Art Gallery have collaborated once again for a biennial national print competition, and this time they're thinking outside the box. "Pushing Boundaries - Expanding Horizons" is a nationwide print competition with an exhibit on campus that features artists from all over the United States. The overall winner is...

Be amazed by Lonestar at Laxson Auditorium

Be amazed by Lonestar at Laxson Auditorium

Emma Wood-Wright

February 2, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

They say they are amazed by you, but country fans everywhere are amazed by them.Chico Performances will welcome the country quartet Lonestar to Laxson Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 9. Formed in Nashville, Tenn. in 1992, the group played hundreds of shows before landing a contract. Now they are on tour celebrating their 20th anniversary. With the original le...

X
The student news site of California State University, Chico
Arts & Entertainment