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Chris Keene performing in the band Surrogate on Arguss outdoor patio.

Spirit of Chico’s Valley Fever rises from grave as new LP

Shae Pastrana, Reporter // December 1, 2021

A key chapter of Chico’s downtown live-music story has been rekindled with a successful benefit the first weekend of November. Music promoter DJ Jake Sprecher organized an LP-release event, which...

Some pennants depicting Clone Troopers and Storm Troopers, recurring characters featured in the Star Wars franchise. Photo credit: Angel Ortega

‘Chico Print Party’ makes its debut

Angel Ortega // September 12, 2019

The 1078 Gallery hosted its first Chico Print Party; a gathering where artists can showcase and sell all different types of printed, visual art pieces. The event was organized by Micah Black, an artist...

D-FY members (from left to right) Tommy Ghiorso, Milo Hopkins and Aidan Sobon performing their set during their tour kickoff show. Photo credit: Angel Ortega

Bands D-FY and ICED bring hardcore punk to Chico

Angel Ortega // March 19, 2019

Hardcore punk bands D-FY (pronounced “defy”) and ICED, from Chico and Eugene, Oregon respectively, kicked off their tour on Friday in Chico. The concert, hosted by 1078 Gallery, consisted of...

Arthur Lemmer with his and his wife Margos paper mache sculpture, Sun God of the Myncatezca Photo credit: Mitchell Kret

Keep Chico Weird celebrates all aspects of Chico culture

Mitchell Kret // March 4, 2019

The annual Keep Chico Weird art show was held at 1078 Gallery; the reception was held at the gallery March 2. The art was accompanied by live performances and refreshments. While Keep Chico Weird has been...

Donald Beaman debuted new music for the crowd.
China released their second album Feb. 22 and is finishing their tour of the West Coast. Photo credit: Mitchell Kret

1078 Gallery hosts folk and country music artists

Mitchell Kret // February 25, 2019

The 1078 Gallery was flooded with folk and country music when it hosted three musical artists Saturday, Feb 23. Donald Beaman, China and Garrett Gray took the stage to share their craft. Gray celebrated...

1078 says goodbye with Alma Mudder

Niyat Teferi // May 9, 2017

Active artists make their way back to their roots to show their work. As the 1078 gallery prepares to say goodbye to their current venue and relocate into a new space, the exhibition committee hosted the...

1078 gallery looking for real estate

1078 gallery looking for real estate

Anisha Brady // May 1, 2017

After over a decade of providing the Chico community with timeless galleries and popular music events, the 1078 gallery is closing its doors temporarily for relocation. “We were asked to leave by...

Masloski performing at an ACLU/Planned Parenthood benefit concert

‘The Bullshit Queen’ shows her inspiration

Anisha Brady // March 9, 2017

Brittany Masloski likes to sing. She also likes to travel and raise pigs. Her unshackled persona and drive for spontaneity truly sets her apart from other musicians. “I think I’m going to try...

DJ iMullinati spinning at a show. Photo courtesy of Ryan Mullin via Fish Photography and KqumSquad.

Behind the scenes of ‘Chico Plugged In’

Miguel Orozco and Elias Denny // November 25, 2016

Chico Plugged In is a hip hop & EDM show co-hosted by SOTA Productions and 1078 Gallery. The event brought together some of Chico's biggest talent featuring performances by iMullinati, Yandi, Subfer,...

Franky Brown and Wendy Susan enjoying the neon light piece at the 35th Anniversary of the 1078 Gallery. Photo credit: Jordan Rodrigues

1078 Gallery celebrates its 35th year

Miguel Orozco // October 2, 2016

The 1078 Gallery's 35 and Alive event was a celebration of its 35 years of being open and the people who made it what it is today. Each piece of art came from someone who helped orchestrate the opening...

(Waning) promotional photo. Photo courtesy of Danny Ensele

Band to bring down-tempos, dynamic doom to Chico

Matthew Manfredi // March 5, 2016

A night of ambient heavy music will be unleashed on March 12 at 1078 Gallery as Sacramento’s experimental-drone powerhouse (Waning) eclipses the stage alongside Oakland’s TVSK and Chico locals, RedSky. Get...

People are seen waiting anxiously for the first performance to begin. Photo credit: Floritzel Salvador

Slow Theatre’s newest program celebrates local writers

Carly Plemons // February 19, 2016

Slow Theatre recently presented their newest program entitled “Along These Lines” at 1078 Gallery on Monday, Feb. 15. Their first annual event, “Along These Lines,” featured local writers sharing...

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