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Study Break: Godzilla movie review

May 16, 2014

Gareth Edwards' take on the massively popular film franchise "Godzilla" opened Friday. For all the hype and derision for the giant reptilian beast over the years, this new take on Godzilla is able to weave...

North State Symphony performance bids farewell to professor

May 11, 2014

The North State Symphony presented a performance of "Harmonic Landscapes" Saturday, May 10.The North State Symphony, a combination of Chico and Redding symphonies, was established in 2001 and has been...

School seeks singing competitors

Photo Courtesy of Keely Leonard.
April 27, 2014

Chico State's School of the Arts Productions is accepting video submissions for a chance to compete on NBC's "The Voice."SOTA Productions will pick 10 submissions to audition on campus on Friday, May 2....

Benefit features musically talented faculty, students

Natalya Shkoda, coordinator of
keyboard studies. Photo Courtesy of School of The Arts and Joe Paul DiMaggio.
April 23, 2014

Chico State School of The Arts presents "88 Keys at Chico State" at 7:30 p.m. April 26 in Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall.Featuring both students and faculty performing solo and ensemble pieces, the evening...

Ensemble to jazz up campus theatre

Professor Rocky Winslow will lead The Jazz X-Press April 25. Photo Courtesy of School of The Arts and Joe Paul DiMaggio.
April 22, 2014

Chico State School of the Arts presents the Jazz X-Press ensemble 7:30 p.m. April 25 in Harlen Adams Theatre.Led by Professor Rocky Winslow, director of jazz studies at Chico State, the Jazz X-Press will...

Study Break: ‘Transcendence’ review

Photograph by Andy Templeton via Flic.kr/p/65rUQS.
April 21, 2014

"Transcendence," directed by Wally Pfister and starring Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall, Paul Bettany and Morgan Freeman, opened in theaters on Friday. When noted artificial intelligence researcher Dr. Will...

Wind ensemble blows audience away

Symphonic Winds on stage for the “Band-ology” performance Saturday night in Harlen Adams Theatre. Photo credit: David Kahn
April 13, 2014

From classical compositions to more contemporary works, Chico State's Wind Ensemble, conducted by Royce Tevis and featuring guest clarinetist Ryan Heimlich, displayed a level of incredible musical...

Folk icon to perform at Laxson Auditorium

Photo Courtesy of Chico Performances

CHICO PERFORMANCES presents:

Arlo Guthrie
Folk Icon
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Laxson Auditorium | 7:30 p.m.
Premium $38 | Adult $33 | Senior $31 | Student/Child $25

www.chicoperformances.com
April 5, 2014

Chico Performances welcomes world-renowned folk singer Arlo Guthrie at 7:30 p.m. April 12 at Laxson Auditorium.Like his father Woody, Guthrie has been involved with folk music from a young age and is well-known...

Fiddle ensemble delivers traditional energy

San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers. Photo Courtesy of Chico Performances.
April 3, 2014

Chico Performances welcomes the San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers at 7:30 p.m. April 10 at Laxson Auditorium.Combining the traditional Scottish sound of fiddles with pipes, guitars, piano and percussion,...

‘Lucky’ singer-songwriter to serenade Chico

Chico Performances presents Jason Mraz. Photo courtesy of Chico Performances.
March 23, 2014

Chico Performances presents a rare acoustic evening with Jason Mraz and special guest Raining Jane at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Laxson Auditorium.Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Jason Mraz is touring...

Dance meets gymnastics with dynamic group

Diavolo: Thrilling Gymnastics & Dance, is coming to Laxson Auditorium March 25. Photo courtesy of Chico Performances.
March 18, 2014

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...

Trio brings rock, blues, barroom boogie

Photo Courtesy of Chico Performances

CHICO PERFORMANCES presents:

Elvin Bishop with Guests James Cotton, Paul Thorn
Rock, Blues & Barroom Boogie
Saturday, March 15, 2014
Laxson Auditorium | 7:30 p.m.
Premium $38 | Adult $33 | Senior $31 | Student/Child $25

www.chicoperformances.com
March 8, 2014

CHICO PERFORMANCES presents: Elvin Bishop with Guests James Cotton, Paul Thorn Rock, Blues & Barroom Boogie Saturday, March 15, 2014 Laxson Auditorium | 7:30 p.m. Premium $38 | Adult $33...

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