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Great Garden Art Weekend features stunning local talents, creations

Great Garden Art Weekend features stunning local talents, creations

Emma Wood-Wright

September 7, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Video

[metaslider id=34583]Photographs by Matthew VaccaIt’s 93 degrees on Saturday and Barbie and Ken are lounging in a water-hole styled planter box, listening to live music performed by local quartet Bogg at Magnolia Gift & Garden on East Ave. Barbie and Ken are listening to the quartet's signat...

Funkadesi bringing funk fusion for Chico World Music Festival

Funkadesi bringing funk fusion for Chico World Music Festival

Kristen Moran

September 5, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Previews, Video

Headlining Chico Performances' 21st annual Chico World Music Festival is Funkadesi, a fusion music group that has won multiple ensemble awards and received praise from President Barack Obama. The group will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12 at Laxson Auditorium. Funkadesi combines the musical styles of reggae, funk, hip-hop and blues. The band also fe...

Chico State participates in first college Ice Bucket Challenge

Amanda Rhine

September 1, 2014


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Video

Chico State joined the ranks of those who have taken on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Monday afternoon. Not only did the school create a social event for students and faculty to participate in simultaneously, they became the first college to take the challenge and rally support for the cause. AS Presiden...

Remembering a legacy: Janet Turner

Remembering a legacy: Janet Turner

Emma Wood-Wright

September 1, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Video

From 1959 to 1981, students at Chico State who took printmaking in Room 205 of Taylor Hall were exposed to prints by artists like Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso and David Hockney, and not just projected on a big white screen, but within arms reach. Janet Turner, their teacher and world-renowned prin...

Local activist, artist creates for survival

Local activist, artist creates for survival

Kristen Moran

August 26, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Video

Marie Hubbard, a local artist, remembers drawing faces when she was 3 years old, sketching on the walls whenever she ran out of paper. Now, at 76, it is through art that Hubbard has helped others, by donating proceeds from her pieces and being actively involved in many nonprofit organizations. ...

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