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Sister Jane (Sarah Kuhn) teaches Sister Izzy (Brittney Nusbaum) how to make Jacob's Ladder in a scene from

‘Heaven’ on Earth: strong acting, singing highlighted in bare-bones musical

Emma Wood-Wright // November 14, 2014

Sister Fanny saw them. Sister Polly heard them. If only Sister Hannah would believe them. What were they? Why, the invisible angels flying over the audience's head, of course. The nine-actress...

University Art Gallery curator, Cameron Kelly, is in charge of assembling the work of photographer Joshua Martinez for the exhibit

Exhibit allows students to interpret subtle art pieces

Emma Wood-Wright // October 4, 2014

Clinging to a crevice in a cliff, a rock climber is immersed in adventure. The fog is so thick, all he sees is white. And at first glance, that’s what the viewer of the current University Art...

Shoji Kameda throat sings, Masato Baba hits the taiko and Eien Hunter plays the drums in On Ensemble. The group entertained Chico residents at the 21st annual Chico World Music Festival. Photo credit: John Domogma

Chico World Music Festival delivers stellar performances

Jake Hutchison // September 14, 2014

[metaslider id=34584] Photographs courtesy of John Domogma Chico Performances' 21st annual Chico World Music Festival brought artists from across the globe together for one epic multicultural event. [View...

Local jazz quartet Bogg performing at Magnolia Gift & Garden for the Great Garden Art Weekend on Saturday. Photo credit: Matthew Vacca

Great Garden Art Weekend features stunning local talents, creations

Emma Wood-Wright // September 7, 2014

[metaslider id=34583]Photographs by Matthew VaccaIt’s 93 degrees on Saturday and Barbie and Ken are lounging in a water-hole styled planter box, listening to live music performed by local quartet...

Janet Turner was a world-renowned printmaker and professor at Chico State who would have turned 100 years old this year. Turner’s collection at the Janet Turner Print Gallery currently contains more than 3,500 prints. Photo courtesy of Barbara Edmonson.

Remembering a legacy: Janet Turner

Emma Wood-Wright // September 1, 2014

From 1959 to 1981, students at Chico State who took printmaking in Room 205 of Taylor Hall were exposed to prints by artists like Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso and David Hockney, and not just projected...

Urban Legend rocks out at the Chico City Plaza for the second performance of the 37th anniversary of the Friday Night Concert series, which runs until Sep. 12. Photo credit: Emma Wood-Wright

Friday Night Concert provides enjoyable community atmosphere

Emma Wood-Wright // May 17, 2014

A man in a yellow T-shirt plays the air piano along with the band Urban Legend at the 37th anniversary of Downtown Chico’s Friday Night Concert series. “I’ve been going to the concerts...

Members of the Lumininjas harmoniously performing their fire twirling routine at the Art at the Matador event Saturday, hosted by Chico Visual Arts Alliance. Photo credit: Chelsea Jeffers

Extraordinary art stuns at Matador Motel

Emma Wood-Wright // May 12, 2014

Photographs by Chelsea Jeffers Fighting gusts of wind, artists stayed grounded at The Art at the Matador event Saturday at the Matador Motel. Hosted by the Chico Visual Arts Alliance, the event...

Photo by Sean Chen

CSU, Chico's 2014 Spring Musical,

Spring musical delivers high energy, multiple laughs

Emma Wood-Wright // May 1, 2014

A man wearing a white silky nightgown, with blonde permed locks, speaks of controversy in a giddy, high-pitched voice. Done.You should already want to go see this year’s spring musical, "Spamalot,"...

Murphy Mayer, right, is the French Taunter, and Xander Richey plays King Arthur in

Spring musical provides knee-slapping humor

Emma Wood-Wright // April 22, 2014

Knights with silly accents, showgirls with low-cut blouses and Monty Python's knee-slapping humor await the Chico community beginning next week, in Chico State's production of "Monty Python's Spamalot."The...

Aubrey Debauchery & The Broken Bones playing an energetic set onstage at the 2014 CAMMIE Awards. Photo credit: Matthew Vacca

Music awards reward audiences with rousing performances

Emma Wood-Wright // April 14, 2014

  A baby in jean overalls and high-top Converse danced with his mom and dad at the 2014 CAMMIES finale awards show. Losing balance on his 13-month-old legs, he fell backward on his rump as Alli...

Jordan Layman, co-founder of Idea Fab Labs, examines an RC car under thousands of LED pixels suspended from the ceiling. Photo credit: Emma Wood-Wright

Maker showcase accepting submissions

Emma Wood-Wright // April 1, 2014

Tiny squares of LED lights cover the ceiling of the Idea Fabrication Laboratory’s main room. As seconds progress, each square changes color, creating a wave-like motion. These aren’t just colorful...

Luke Matjas's show is called

Altering space through digital prints

Emma Wood-Wright // March 12, 2014

Gallery by Grant Mahan Four small, framed graphite drawings hang on the back wall of the University Art Gallery. The eye is drawn to three orange traffic cones that hover over the gallery attendant,...

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