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Cirque de Eloize opens with an energetic song and dance number. Photo credit: Carly Maxstone

Chico Performances presents the high-flying acrobatics of Cirque de Eloize

Hannah Yeager // February 17, 2018

Students, staff and community members filed into the Laxson Auditorium prepared for a typical acrobatic show. However, the show presented by Cirque de Eloize which included high-risk, high-flying acting,...

Lewis Black performs as part of a USO holiday show in Aviano Air Base, Italy, 2007. Photo by Tabitha M. Mans (Wikimedia Commons)

The Joke’s on US: Lewis Black comes to Chico

Angel Ortega // January 30, 2018

Known for his angry attitude on stage and his satirical rants, Lewis Black performs in Chico’s Laxson Auditorium in support of his tour, “The Joke’s on US.” Lewis Black is best...

The Snow Queen (Sofia Allmon) and Snow King  (Clinton Bell) enchant audience members for Chico Performances and Chico Community Ballets production of The Nutcracker. Photo credit: John Domogma

‘The Nutcracker’ tastefully brings classic to life in local show

Trevor Whitney // December 7, 2014
Chico Community Ballet brought fresh re-imagings of scenes and characters to the classic holiday ballet production, with only a few moments that may have confused audience members.
Audience members interact with one of the mimes of MUMMENSCHANZ, portraying a giant hand. The troupe performed a captivating theatrical show Tuesday night at Laxson Auditorium. Photo credit: John Domogma

Swiss mime troupe enjoyable for all ages

Trevor Whitney // October 30, 2014
MUMMENSCHANZ had no need for sound or music during its genuinely funny and mind-boggling visual performance Tuesday at Laxson Auditorium.
Chico Performances presents The Hot Sardines, a contemporary jazz group from New York. The band will bring energized, hip-swinging rhythms to Laxson Auditorium on Sunday. Photo courtesy of Chico Performances

The Hot Sardines to bring infectious, hip-swinging jazz tunes to Laxson

Michael Quiring // October 13, 2014
The New York-based band will captivate jazz enthusiasts in a performance presented by Chico Performances on Sunday.
Chico Performances presents The Lone Bellow with opener Hugh Bob and The Hustle
7:30 p.m. Thursday in
Laxson Auditorium. Photo courtesy of Chico Performances

Look out Bellow: country-soul band to form ‘quick camaraderie’ with audience

Michael Quiring // September 26, 2014
The Lone Bellow will bring a night of toe-tapping country soul at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Laxson Auditorium.
Chico Performances presents award-winning pianist Alpin Hong, who will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday at Laxson Auditorium. Photo courtesy of Chico Performances

Classical pianist to ‘tear roof off’ Laxson Auditorium

Michael Quiring // September 23, 2014
Alpin Hong will bring technicality, humor and flair to a unique, one-day performance that students, faculty and community members will not want to miss.
Photo courtesy of Chico Performances

Acclaimed acrobats amaze Laxson audience

Kristen Moran // September 17, 2014
The acclaimed National Acrobats of the People's Republic of China contorted, tumbled and danced on Laxson Auditorium's stage on Tuesday.
Chico Performances presents The National Acrobats of the People’s Republic of Chinas show Cirque Peking. Photo courtesy Chico Performances

Acrobats to twist, tumble into Laxson Auditorium

Kristen Moran // September 10, 2014
Chico Performances presents The National Acrobats of the People's Republic of China, who will perform "silk" and trapeze acts, juggle and dance Tuesday, Sept. 16 in the Laxson Auditorium.
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