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Youth camp focuses spring break on music

Youth camp focuses spring break on music

Maegan Webster

March 10, 2014


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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...

Trio brings rock, blues, barroom boogie

Trio brings rock, blues, barroom boogie

David Kahn

March 8, 2014


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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...

Orchestra to jazz up Laxson Auditorium

Orchestra to jazz up Laxson Auditorium

David Kahn

March 5, 2014


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Chico Performances welcomes the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis at 7:30 p.m. March 12 in Laxson Auditorium. The orchestra was founded in 1988 and currently consists of 15 of the most talented jazz ensemble players and soloists of our day. The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra serves as the resi...

Russian orchestra brings repertoire to Chico

Russian orchestra brings repertoire to Chico

David Kahn

March 4, 2014


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Chico Performances welcomes the Chamber Orchestra Kremlin to Laxson Auditorium March 11 at 7:30 p.m.The concert will consist of performances of Mozart’s "Divertimento in D," Schoenberg’s "Verklaerte Nacht," and Schubert’s "Death and the Maiden."The Chamber Orchestra Kremlin was founded in Moscow in...

Ranting comedian stops in Chico for stand-up

Ranting comedian stops in Chico for stand-up

David Kahn

February 27, 2014


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Chico Performances presents comedian Lewis Black's spring 2014 tour, "The Rant is Due," at 7:30 p.m. March 8 at Laxson Auditorium.Black's distinctive comedy style of outrage and vitriol has established him as one of the most well-known comedians working today. As a comedian, he is able to provoke audiences to...

Dance showcase keeps art alive

Dance showcase keeps art alive

Ashiah Scharaga

February 24, 2014


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Keeping Dance Alive! will not only have audience members cheering for talented local dancers and choreographers, but it might just inspire them to start dancing too. The performance, presented by Chico Performances and Friends of Chico Community Ballet, will be held at 7:30 p.m. March 7 and at 2 p.m. March 8 in Lax...

Dream pop band brings wanderlust to Chico

Dream pop band brings wanderlust to Chico

Emma Wood-Wright

February 24, 2014


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Step into the melting pot with bossa nova dream pop band Trails and Ways. Trail and Ways, accompanied by the California-based indie quartet Fialta, will perform at 8 p.m. on Feb. 28 in the Bell Memorial Union, presented by Union Label and KCSC.Chico State students will relate to Trails and Way's multi-c...

Symposium celebrates student composers, 10th anniversary

Symposium celebrates student composers, 10th anniversary

Maegan Webster

February 20, 2014


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Chico State students and community members are welcome to attend the annual "New Music Symposium" held in Alfred Loeffler's honor for free during its three-day showcase of events highlighting contemporary music. The Symposium will kick-off with the Student Composers Concert on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m., followed by a pe...

Vocal jazz quartet to groove at Laxson Auditorium

Vocal jazz quartet to groove at Laxson Auditorium

David Kahn

February 19, 2014


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Chico Performances presents The Manhattan Transfer, a distinguished vocal quartet known for their impressive array of styles, including: jazz, pop, doo-wop, soul and "vocalese," a style incorporating instrumental jazz pieces that have been refreshed and given vocals.The album "Vocalese" gained a remarkable 12 Gram...

Bagpipe player to perform on campus

Bagpipe player to perform on campus

David Kahn

February 18, 2014


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Chico Performances will present a night of thrilling cross-cultural music with Carlos Nunez at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at Laxson Auditorium. Nunez grew up in Galicia, in northern Spain, and began playing the Galician bagpipes at 8 years old and fell in love, he said. Galicia has a strong Celtic history, which i...

‘Vagina Monologues’ celebrates freedom, beauty

Veronica Hodur

February 15, 2014


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"Hoo-ha," "down there," "pussy" and vagina. All words for a part of a woman that nobody talks about — until now. The Associated Students Gender & Sexuality Equity Center and students of Chico State helped bring vaginas into the light of day with "The Vagina Monologues," performed Friday nigh...

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 ...

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