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Readers, Digest: Bulldog Taqueria has quick service, juicy burritos

Readers, Digest: Bulldog Taqueria has quick service, juicy burritos

Christina Saschin

October 29, 2014


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If you haven't checked out the local restaurant scene downtown lately, chances are you've missed something worth noticing: some of the best local burritos at Mexican grill Bulldog Taqueria, located at Chronic Tacos' old spot on West 2nd Street.The restaurant, which first opened in Oroville and already ...

Memorial expresses love for student musician through song

Memorial expresses love for student musician through song

Emma Wood-Wright

October 26, 2014


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Saxophone, trumpet, percussion, trombone, piano, guitar, bass and tambourine players gathered for a display of rhythmic love for Aaron Drange Friday night at Harlen Adams Theatre.Friends, family and professors shared stories in honor of Drange, a Chico State student who died in July, and played some ...

Peppy, wacky musical offers laughs, plenty of pink

Peppy, wacky musical offers laughs, plenty of pink

Kristen Moran

October 25, 2014


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"Legally Blonde" is a mixture of pink, sass and quirkiness, sprinkled with just a dash of Irish music. The lovable musical tale, inspired by Amanda Brown's novel and the 2001 movie of the same name featuring Reese Witherspoon, will be featured at Chico Theater Company 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday through November 9.R...

Zombies come alive in theatrical Shakespearean romp

Zombies come alive in theatrical Shakespearean romp

Emma Wood-Wright

October 15, 2014


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[metaslider id=36911]Photographs by Matt Vacca. F-bombs, threatening fairies and flesh-eating crack-addicts (ahem, zombies). Chico State’s School of the Arts' production of “Living Dead in Denmark,” written by Qui Nguyen and directed by Katie Whitlock, is gruesomely awesome and dia...

Influential women brought to life on stage in ‘Tres Vidas’

Influential women brought to life on stage in ‘Tres Vidas’

Trevor Whitney

October 9, 2014


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A Salvadoran woman in a bloodied white dress crouches alone in a thicket deep in the jungle outside of her village, El Mozote, desperately silent and completely still. Tears flow down her cheeks as she wipes them away with one hand while the other covers her mouth. She can only think about her daughter...

The Lone Bellow delivers riveting rhythms at Laxson Auditorium

The Lone Bellow delivers riveting rhythms at Laxson Auditorium

Michael Quiring

October 3, 2014


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Clap-inducing and toe-tapping rhythms filled Laxson Auditorium Thursday as bands The Lone Bellow and Hugh Bob And The Hustle rocked the night away.Early in the show, opener Hugh Bob And The Hustle played its song "Milwaukee Man," which featured a catchy chorus that grabbed the audience's attention.Hugh Robert Mas...

Local theater delivers raw, emotional performances in ‘The Outsiders’ adaptation

Local theater delivers raw, emotional performances in ‘The Outsiders’ adaptation

Jake Hutchison

September 25, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews, Reviews

Outcasts, freaks and misfits gained a voice through S. E. Hinton's classic novel first, then through Francis Ford Coppola's iconic film. Now the story of "The Outsiders" has evolved again, told through local director Frank Bedene's play. The play will close with 7:30 p.m. showings Sept. 25-27 at Blue...

Local zombie film brings boozy, experimental twist to genre

Local zombie film brings boozy, experimental twist to genre

Trevor Whitney

September 23, 2014


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The first zombie apocalypse action-comedy written and shot drunk made its premiere Saturday at 1078 Gallery.Local filmmaker Joshua Siegel joined co-writer and actress Cat Campbell for the release of the short film, appropriately titled "Dead Drunk," which also included a screening of two of his previous films. "Don't ask me how much I had to drink,...

Concrete comes alive with vivid color at Pastels on the Plaza

Concrete comes alive with vivid color at Pastels on the Plaza

Jeffrey Fox

September 21, 2014


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[metaslider id=35407] Photographs by Annie Paige and Jeffrey Fox Rainbow-colored knees and hands rushed about trying to finish a scene of tongue-kissing unicorns dreaming about sunflowers and fairies before this year's Pastels on the Plaza event ended on Saturday. It was a hot day and local ...

Local singer-songwriters dazzle at 1078 gallery

Local singer-songwriters dazzle at 1078 gallery

Jake Hutchison

September 21, 2014


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Though local artist Ave Grave opened the show Friday at 1078 Gallery while donning a skeleton costume, he ultimately drew the attention of the audience with his smooth, powerful vocals and comedic charm. From discussing new friends to his love for TV show Twin Peaks, Ave Grave kept the attention of the aud...

Acclaimed acrobats amaze Laxson audience

Acclaimed acrobats amaze Laxson audience

Kristen Moran

September 17, 2014


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Audience members sat on the edge of their seats in anticipation when the red curtain rose on the Laxson Auditorium stage Tuesday night. The crowd, a mixture of young and old with a dash of Chico State students, came to watch the National Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China's "Cirque Pekin...

Chico World Music Festival delivers stellar performances

Chico World Music Festival delivers stellar performances

Jake Hutchison

September 14, 2014


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[metaslider id=34584] Photographs courtesy of John Domogma Chico Performances' 21st annual Chico World Music Festival brought artists from across the globe together for one epic multicultural event. [View the story "Chico World Music Festival wows audiences " on Storify]     Fe...

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