The Orion

“Broken Open” gallery highlights Chico artists

Rayanne Painter

February 5, 2019

"Broken Open," an art exhibition focusing on sound, words and objects, is open at 1078 Gallery on Park Ave. in Chico. Featuring Chico artists, the gallery collaborates between three different art forms. Clay plates and oval dishes portraying colorful scenes, often of political discourse, hang on the wal...

Local artists fight for their rights

Local artists fight for their rights

Anisha Brady

February 23, 2017

Each time that hit, new tune gets aired on the radio, is another time that that hardworking artist does not get paid. Many are unaware of the injustice occurring behind the scenes of the radio industry, and Chico will be taking a stand to protect the rights of such musicians, Feb. 24 at the 1078 gallery. United...

Interview and Chico performance with World 9

Photo credit: Natasha Doron

Niyat Teferi

February 1, 2017

On Jan. 27, Underhouse Music hosted a Hip hop show at 1078 gallery with various up and coming local rappers, artists and groups. It was a night filled with great vibes, energy, dancing and music. Anyone and everyone came out. I got to talk to one of the acts, a group of guys based from Los Angeles,...

Behind the art: ‘One Artist, Four Visions’ by Ruben Heredia

Behind the art: 'One Artist, Four Visions' by Ruben Heredia

Elias Denny

September 16, 2016

"One Artist, Four Visions" is an art exhibit featuring the art of Ruben Heredia and is running from Sept. 1-24 at the 1078 Gallery in Chico. The gallery exhibits drawings and work from Heredia's the Mystery, the Metamorphosis, the Abstract works and the Mesoamerican Transformation series. More in...

Punk concert comes to 1078 Gallery

Fistful of Pennies will be among the five bands bands performing at 1078 Gallery on Oct. 10 for an all-ages punk concert. Photo courtesy of Fistful of Pennies.

Tom Sundgren

October 10, 2015

Five bands will be performing at 1078 Gallery tonight at 7:30 p.m.Fistful of Pennies, Intelligent Elephant, Boom City, C.A.F. and Fight Music will bring varying styles of punk music ranging from acoustic/pop punk to folk punk."I'm definitely looking forward to mosh pits," said Justin Green, singer and guita...

Dooberville, California: One artist’s interpretation of Chico

An artistic contraption greets

Chelsea Gallegos

September 6, 2015

Walking into 1078 Gallery for the reception celebrating artist Judith Leinen’s exhibit, "Dooberville," was an initially confusing experience. Before entering the gallery, one spots a hanging contraption that makes access inside a tight squeeze, leaving one to wonder whether they were supposed to inter...

Lyme Aid concert comes to 1078 Gallery

Lyme Aid concert comes to 1078 

Erin Vierra

May 10, 2015

The second annual Lyme Aid concert will be presented at 1078 Gallery on May 16 with a night full of local music and awareness. The event is being presented by The Lyme Center, a nonprofit organization in Chico that is dedicated to education, advocacy and outreach for Lyme disease in Butte County. Performe...

Tim Snider’s amazing musicianship strikes at 1078 Gallery

Tim & Caio perform

Tom Sundgren

April 4, 2015

An acoustic electric guitar echoes the room subtly. The sound gives off bright, high-pitched chords with upbeat rhythms accompanied by a soothing singing voice that lures in the audience for Kyle Williams' music.Williams, a local, was one of the artists that accompanied Portland, Oregon's Tim Snider on his ...

Q&A: West By Swan on name origin, juggling family and touring

Bassist Greg Hopkins, drummer Daniel Taylor and guitarist Dan Greenfield perform at the PRF West music festival in Oakland last year. Photo courtesy of Shannon Corr Photography.

Tom Sundgren

February 24, 2015

West By Swan will be coming forth with its experimental rock music at Monstros Pizza on March 20. Bassist Greg Hopkins discusses background influences, the dynamic of the band, where they have been and what is in store for them. What are some of your guys' artist or band influences? Greg: Well, we're older. So you know, a lot of Fugazi. D.C. bands....

Q&A: Nyx, Ave Grave on touring, favorite Chico bands

Sean Galloway and Angelica Tavella have known each other for almost 10 years and have been touring together since September. Photo courtesy of Wry Toast Photos.

Lauren Smith

February 13, 2015

After touring extensively up and down the West Coast, Chico native Ave Grave (Sean Galloway) and Oakland musician Nyx (Angelica Tavella) will return to The Maltese in downtown Chico on March 15. With how well these two mesh together in personality, one wouldn’t assume their musical styles differ as much as they do....

Artist to explore the fragility of memory in exhibition

Artist Monika Meler assembles artwork for her exhibition

Lauren Smith

January 27, 2015

Monika Meler immigrated from Brodnica, Poland before earning her B.F.A, M.A., and M.F.A. from three separate American universities. She has held solo exhibits in Virginia, Kansas City and even Ireland. Her experiences as a Polish immigrant play a heavy role in the influence behind her art in “Fragile Structures," the upcoming exhibit at 1078 Gallery that features the...

Esquire Ali to raise vibes at 1078 Gallery, Downlo

Trevor Whitney

January 19, 2015

Chico State junior anthropology major Haronamus Maximus, better known as Esquire Ali, has two upcoming shows: Friday, Jan. 30 at Downlo and Saturday, Feb. 7 at 1078 Gallery. The free Downlo show will feature Ali in support of "Günesh," the audiovisual representation of the local art collective Vibe Tribe. The collective i...

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