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Local zombie film brings boozy, experimental twist to genre

Local zombie film brings boozy, experimental twist to genre

Trevor Whitney

September 23, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

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,...

Local singer-songwriters dazzle at 1078 gallery

Local singer-songwriters dazzle at 1078 gallery

Jake Hutchison

September 21, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

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...

Washing dishes, moving forward: exhibit captures remnants of broken relationship

Emma Wood-Wright

September 19, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

A ceramic man and woman sit in a bathtub gazing at each other, stubborn and firmly rooted as if the water had gone cold hours ago. Though they share the tub, their expressions tell a more complicated story. This ceramic duo was created by Chico State alumnus Rickie Barnett for his and Chico State alumna Mallory Rus...

Artist of all trades: Joshua Hegg

Artist of all trades: Joshua Hegg

Jake Hutchison

September 12, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

When Joshua Hegg was 9 years old, the local musician and skilled pianist actually despised taking piano lessons. It wasn't until attending high school and joining a jazz group that he found a passion for playing. "It was like I was fluent in another language," Hegg said. That passion would event...

Recording studio creates scholarship for local musicians

Recording studio creates scholarship for local musicians

Jeffrey Fox

August 31, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

There's only one place you'd find two rappers, three singer-songwriters and a funky family band performing in the same night. Chico's 1078 Gallery, which has become well-known for showcasing local talent, hosted a benefit concert Saturday featuring Sick Bird, Jbiz, Deedee Vest, Alex Brown, Joe Goodwin and Sofa King for the Energy Plant Arts recording ...

Watershed Review re-invigorates literary legacy

Watershed Review re-invigorates literary legacy

Veronica Hodur

May 13, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

A truly cohesive work of art only occurs if everyone involved is truly dedicated. This is how Watershed Review has continued to push the boundaries on what a literary magazine can be. Watershed Review, Chico State's literary magazine, began in 1977 and was cut a few years ago due to funding issues. In 2012, it was reinstated as an intern prog...

Audio Engineering Society raises money during a night of rockin’ music

Audio Engineering Society raises money during a night of rockin’ music

Michael Quiring

February 21, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Gazing around the room, there was a sense of good vibes pulsating in the atmosphere as live music blared from the speakers and attendees danced in support of a good cause.The Chico State Audio Engineering Society, put on quite an interesting fundraiser Thursday night at the 1078 Gallery that featured performances from local band Dear Misguided and the music collective group fro...

Acoustic guitarists astonish at 1078 Gallery

Acoustic guitarists astonish at 1078 Gallery

Ashiah Scharaga

January 17, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Peter Janson pulled out his iPhone and took snapshots of the audience before he strummed a note on his acoustic guitar. He waved to an audience of about 35 and it exuberantly waved back. Larry Pattis, sitting to the right of Janson, smiled, leaned into his microphone and said, "A thought just c...

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