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‘Chico Print Party’ makes its debut

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

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 originally from Chico. Black had always wanted to curate or organize an event in Chico to support...

Bands D-FY and ICED bring hardcore punk to Chico

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

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 both D-FY and ICED with END // GAME and The Choice, both from Chico, playing as support acts. Bot...

Keep Chico Weird celebrates all aspects of Chico culture

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

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 centered around live performance art in the past, this year the show was focused more on physical ar...

1078 Gallery hosts folk and country music artists

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

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 the release of his album “Five Winds." China’s second album, “And Then Nothing Ha...

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 Artists’ Reception for “Alma Mudder” Ceramics Show May 5. Mallory Russell, volunteer...

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 our landlord. They had not been too happy with our music programming. We had tried to resolve the ...

‘The Bullshit Queen’ shows her inspiration

Masloski performing at an ACLU/Planned Parenthood benefit concert

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 this whole starving artist thing,” Masloski said. “Fame doesn’t really appeal t...

Behind the scenes of ‘Chico Plugged In’

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

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, Spaced Based Fonix, Jae760 and DJ R10. The night was filled with surprises and was a guaranteed gr...

1078 Gallery celebrates its 35th year

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

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 of the local art venue since the 80's and 90's. This local venue is run by various artists that...

Band to bring down-tempos, dynamic doom to Chico

(Waning) promotional photo. Photo courtesy of Danny Ensele

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 ready for some sludgy down-tempos and dynamic doom. “We’re heavy but also very spacey,”...

Slow Theatre’s newest program celebrates local writers

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

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 their pieces in a theatrical way. Works ranging from essays to poems were used, encouraging submis...

Talent and Art Show presents quirky, talented, weird

Performers at the 2015 Keep Chico Weird Talent Show.

Photo courtesy of Chico News & Review

January 25, 2016

Chico is one of those rare, glorious places where people from a multitude of different backgrounds and cultures come together to make something totally, completely and wonderfully weird. For the third consecutive year, the Chico News & Review will showcase the city's quirks at the 2016 Keep Chico...

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