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Momentum dances its way through spring showcase

Momentum dances its way through spring showcase

Julia Maldonado

May 14, 2018


Filed under A&E Featured Articles List, Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Mobile Headlines, Showcase

Sparkly tops, baseball jerseys and burlesque outfits filled the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium stage Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m., thanks to Momentum. This student-run dance organization rehearsed all semester in order to put on its annual spring showcase, with some help from hip-hop dance group Envy....

Broadway Boogie gets Chico up and dancing

Broadway Boogie gets Chico up and dancing

Niyat Teferi and Natasha Doron

April 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community

Along with the usual evening downtown foot traffic, hoards of people made their way to a stretch of road between Broadway and Main. A dance instructors voice reverberated over the Tuesday night noise, directing hundreds of peoples' dancing feet in the middle of the blocked off section of Third Street.On Apr...

Student DJ makes a beat

Student DJ makes a beat

Elias Denny

October 4, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Video

This video interview was conducted with local artist, producer and DJ Hound Beats, also known as Trevor Tappe. He is a junior music major at Chico State. Tappe hopes to be accepted into the option of recording arts within the music major. He started producing music around the seventh grade and picked...

If it’s a good song, it should be 6 minutes

If it’s a good song, it should be 6 minutes

William Rein

April 17, 2015


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

A really good song isn’t afraid to go the extra mile and push at least six minutes. While the three minute radio model is fine for club bangers, it’s really tragic for an objectively good song. I don’t think the human attention span has eroded enough to only accept tiny tracks for listening. ...

25th anniversary of MasQueerade Ball

25th anniversary of MasQueerade Ball

Zach Aucella

February 9, 2015


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Video

[metaslider id=41347]Photographs By Zach AucellaZach Aucella can be reached at [email protected] or @zaucella on Twitter.

Dance meets gymnastics with dynamic group

Dance meets gymnastics with dynamic group

David Kahn

March 18, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

Chico Performances presents Diavolo: Thrilling Gymnastics and Dance, a group that defines themselves as "a distinct style of architecture in motion." The gymnasts and dancers will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. March 25 in Laxson Auditorium.Diavolo Dance Theater was founded in 1992 by Jacques Heim, a graduate of Cal...

Professor looks back on career, thanks Chico State

Professor looks back on career, thanks Chico State

Ashiah Scharaga

March 13, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Sue Hargrave Pate has never belly or hula danced. Never mind the fact she's been involved with dance since she was 16-years-old and has taught theater, movement, miming, directing, choreography and dance courses at Chico State for 28 years. "I've done ballet, I've done tap, modern, jazz; I've done all the traditional styles, but I haven't ever lea...

Study Break: Pharrell Williams “GIRL” Album Review

Study Break: Pharrell Williams “GIRL” Album Review

Nicole Santos

March 7, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Singer, producer and multi-track instrumentalist Pharrell Williams released his second full-length album “GIRL” March 3.There is not much happening lyrically in the album; Williams barely scratches the surface of anything personal or revealing.However, he delivers several infections dance t...

MAC Night showcases diversity through dance and poetry

DJ Morris

November 14, 2013


Filed under Features

The beat of diversity fills the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium as the sound of drums surrounds students, faculties and performers. Red vibrant lights bouncing off of the curtains steals the audience from what was familiar and waits for something different. The tone of the hosts was welcoming and comic...

Zombie dancers thrill plaza spectators

Zombie dancers thrill plaza spectators

Megan Bowser

October 28, 2013


Filed under News

A mob of more than 170 zombies descended on City Plaza on Saturday for Thrill The World, an international event where participants dress up as zombies and simultaneously dance to Michael Jackson’s "Thriller" in an attempt to break a world record. Joey Mishiri, a first-time audience member who came to cross-promote his upcomin...

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