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Ayres daughter, Jean Ayres-Clark (right), and granddaughter Cara enjoy the University Art Gallery exhibit celebrating Ayres life and artwork on Nov. 13. Photo credit: Emma Wood-Wright

John C. Ayres: More than just a name on campus

Emma Wood-Wright // December 1, 2014
In honor of the artist and professor, who would have been 100 years old this year, guest curator Reed Applegate will share the work of Ayres in the University Art Gallery until Dec. 18.
Chico States Momentum Dance student directors and choreographers perform to Santigolds Youll Find a Way, choreographed by Katie Doll. Photo credit: Veronica Hodur

Momentum showcase features fun, freaky acts

Emma Wood-Wright // November 9, 2014
Guest performances spiced up this year's student-directed performance, which was a creative romp featuring different styles of improv, dance and song.
Maria Navarro, local artist and vice president of 1078 Gallerys board of directors, shows off her current journal full of drawings, observations and even small pieces of nature. Navarro hosts an exploratory workshop once a week Thursday afternoon at the gallery. Photo credit: Emma Wood-Wright

Local artist explores awareness, creativity in workshops

Emma Wood-Wright // November 7, 2014
Maria Navarro, vice president of 1078 Gallery's board of directors, instructs free classes that awaken artistic expression every Thursday at 1078 Gallery.
Aaron Dranges father, Michael, joins The Upstairs Neighbours for a performance in memory of Aaron on Friday at Harlen Adams Theatre. Photo credit: John Domogma

Memorial expresses love for student musician through song

Emma Wood-Wright // October 26, 2014
Friends, family and professors shared moving stories and melodies in honor of Aaron Drange at the "I Remember Aaron" concert Friday in Harlen Adams Theatre.
From left: Juliet (Katie Doll), Lady Macbeth (Kelly Kassir) and Ophelia (Erin Duffey) get ready to fight cracked-out zombies in Living Dead in Denmark. Photo credit: Matthew Vacca

Zombies come alive in theatrical Shakespearean romp

Emma Wood-Wright // October 15, 2014
Chico State's School of the Arts' "Living Dead in Denmark" makes a delectable debut, with performances throughout the weekend.
Eunkang Koh stands in front of her hybrid creatures at 1078 Gallery. Her exhibit, Humanity Bites, will be on display until Nov. 1. Photo credit: Emma Wood-Wright

Exhibit explores reincarnation, consumerism

Emma Wood-Wright // October 12, 2014
Eunkang Koh explores a new avenue of animalistic art after traveling the world. Her work is featured at 1078 Gallery in her exhibit "Humanity Bites."
Royce Tevis, the director of bands at Chico State, waves his baton in a classroom at the Performing Arts Center. The Chico State Wind Ensemble is preparing for the 15th annual Daniel Hiestand Memorial Concert 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Photo credit: Emma Wood-Wright

Music professor to be honored in 15th annual memorial concert

Emma Wood-Wright // October 5, 2014
Generations of Chico State alumni and former band members will honor dedicated music Professor Emeritus Daniel Hiestand in a concert founded by Royce Tevis, director of bands.
The You Know Youre From Chico Festival will continue to feature local musical acts this year, such as Charlie Robinson, pictured here on the guitar at a past event. Photo courtesy of Jim Secola

Chico nostalgia alive at fourth annual festival

Emma Wood-Wright // September 21, 2014
This year's You Know You're From Chico Festival will be a three-day celebration.

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

Emma Wood-Wright // September 19, 2014
A local ex-couple's exhibit features poignant, colorful and fantastically creepy works of art.
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