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‘Vagina Monologues’ empowers women

‘Vagina Monologues’ empowers women

Julia Maldonado

January 31, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Previews

The A.S. Gender & Sexuality Equity Center will host Eve Ensler’s ‘The Vagina Monologues’ in the BMU Auditorium on Feb. 10 and 11. The play’s proceeds will benefit GSEC and organizations such as Catalyst Domestic Violence Services and Rape Crisis Intervention.The play is a...

Get ready to rage with Cherub

Get ready to rage with Cherub

Matthew Manfredi

November 7, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

Since the beginning of September, Cherub, the electronic-pop duo from Nashville, TN, has been on a non-stop national tour in support of their recently released album, “Bleed Gold, Piss Excellence.” On Nov. 9, they are bringing the party to the stage of the Senator Theatre. Literally. “Expect...

The resale fashion frenzy

The resale fashion frenzy

Anna Porretta

November 4, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Previews

Our culture is wasteful. Our carbon footprints grow every year with each disposable water bottle, each new car and with each new pair of shoes.On Nov. 4, four resale boutiques will throw their 4th annual Boutique Crawl. The buy, sell, trade shops that will be participating are Bootleg, Three-Sixty Ecotique,...

Local talent shines bright at Chico Unplugged

Local talent shines bright at Chico Unplugged

Rylee Pedotti

October 9, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Previews, Video

It was standing room only Thursday night at Madison Bear Garden, where a vibrant crowd consumed the cozy upstairs lounge to catch a glimpse of local talent featured in Chico Unplugged. The singer-songwriter showcase began five years ago when Chico State's SOTA Productions sought to further the conne...

Chico’s Pageant Theater to be featured in national film celebration

Chico’s Pageant Theater to be featured in national film celebration

Rylee Pedotti

September 22, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

On Sept. 24, venues across the nation are set to commemorate independent theaters and their everlasting contributions to cinematic culture. Locals will have their chance to join the celebration as Chico's Pageant Theater will be participating in the inaugural Art House Theater Day. Mirrored after mus...

‘Rumba to Ravel’ reels in classic melodies

‘Rumba to Ravel’ reels in classic melodies

Anisha Brady

September 22, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

Need a refreshing, sober Saturday night filled with sophistication and classical melodies? Come to Laxson Auditorium this Sept. 24 at 7:30 p.m. for the performance of the year. The North State Symphony is a large, diverse orchestra consisting of professional musicians from all over the area, as well a...

Foodies gather for Chico tradition

Foodies gather for Chico tradition

Matthew Manfredi

September 19, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

On Sept. 25, some of the area’s best restaurants, wineries, breweries, food trucks and beverage vendors will gather for the Taste of Chico, an event transforming a quiet Sunday afternoon into a foodie-crazed occasion occupied with over 8,000 visitors and locals. From the Madison Bear Garden to ...

Shortz! Film Festival to take center stage at the El Rey

Shortz! Film Festival to take center stage at the El Rey

Rylee Pedotti

September 13, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

Local film aficionados are in for a treat when the fifth annual Shortz! Film Festival takes residency at the historic El Rey Theater Sept. 16-18.What began in 2011 as an interactive method for local filmmakers to share their work with peers, family and friends have now flourished into an acclaimed event fea...

Speculation and intrigue: ‘Stranger Things’ Season Two

Matthew Manfredi

September 5, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

On Aug. 31, a short teaser of "Stranger Things" season two was uploaded to YouTube. Within a few days the 56 second video racked up nearly three million views. Thousands of comments from "Stranger Things" fans flooded the Netflix channel in immense anticipation of the 2017 release. This viral effect comes ...

Fall movie preview for college students

Fall movie preview for college students

George Johnston

August 30, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

The year's summer blockbuster season bombed. Most movies were either box office disappointments or bashed by critics for being outright terrible. There were some great films like "Captain America: Civil War" or movies that defied both critics and box office expectations, like "Suicide Squad," but it...

Wade Bowen set to bring Texas Country to Chico

Wade Bowen set to bring Texas Country to Chico

Rylee Pedotti

August 29, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews, Showcase

Wade Bowen, a 14-year-veteran of the Texas Country music scene, is scheduled to take the stage at the El Rey Theater on Saturday, Sept. 24. Bowen has long served as a prominent figure within the distinguished sub-genre that is Texas Country. Home to artists such as Cross Canadian Ragweed, Granger...

A night of ‘Purple Rain’

A night of ‘Purple Rain’

Michael Arias

May 2, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

With limited tickets available, The Pageant Theatre has added another showing of "Purple Rain" to the schedule for Thursday, May 5. The Pageant Theatre is hosting a tribute to Prince's "Purple Rain" film for a night of remembrance and unforgettable music. Watch Prince as he plays his legendary role ...

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