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Chico Comedy Festival brings laughs to locals

DNA, the festival's founder. Photo courtesy of DNA.

Sarah Strausser

April 10, 2016

On April 23-24, the second annual Chico Comedy Festival will take place. The event will be during the day with many event options for viewers of all ages. The event will begin with a free show in Chico City Plaza, which will be followed by other late shows in five different locations around the city...

Keep Chico Weird talent show lives up to its name

Performer of Mint Shekels and the Treif-Stars, keeping chico weird with their performance at the El Rey.Photo credit: Chelsea Jeffers

Ashiah Scharaga

February 4, 2014

There's only one place where you'll find a freak-folk artist, female illusionist and hula-hoop dancer on the same stage in one night: The Keep Chico Weird Talent Show, held Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the El Rey Theatre in Chico. Though the show ran for about three hours and had technical issues and delays, the host, contestants and judges remained engaging and entertaining. The show, presented by Chico News & Review and Feather Fal...

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