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Student-run production company goes epic

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-04-16T20:48:00Z"/> entertainment Nicole WalkerWith shows in large and small venues, colorful lighting and a showcasing of DJs, Epic Productions has taken over Chico. As electronic music became a trend, Shawn Steele and Matthew Whitlock saw a need for a networking opportunity ...

International film shown as part of University Film Series

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-02-18T11:08:00Z"/> entertainment Kayla WohlfordAn eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth. This concept is taken to the extreme in the 2001 Brazilian film "Behind the Sun." The film, shown Tuesday in Ayres Hall Room 106, was part of the humanities program's university film series. The fi...

Theater production makes big use of small space

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-11-07T13:08:00Z"/> entertainment Nicole GerspacherTomfoolery saved the life of a virgin wife in The Arabian Nights, a play directed by Chico State faculty member Katie Whitlock. The play, based in the Middle East, followed a scorned king who decided to marry and kill one virgin...

Dynamic student shakes up art scene

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-11-28T13:55:00Z"/> entertainment Brittany ComasMikey Perdue is all over Chico State's art scene. From theatre productions and musicals to choreography and fitness classes, Perdue has become a triple threat. "I've always been a little ham," he said. The musical theatre major won karaoke contes...

Students artistically transform Ayres Hall

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-04-14T00:05:00Z"/> entertainment Miguel RochaMonsters, mailboxes, an old Apple desktop computer frame and a female pirate transformed Ayres Hall into a display hall Tuesday. Fine arts students exposed their work for other students’ appreciation, as paintings laid flat against the white...

Poetry honors women

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-04-02T20:00:00Z"/> entertainment Paige FuentesThe Black Leaders on Campus organization hosted a poetry night Thursday to wrap up Women’s History Month. The event showcased everything from off-the-cuff poetry to works of famous female poets, and some participants even sang. ...

Museum pops up downtown with free admission

March 28, 2014


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Published 2012-04-02T19:46:00Z"/> entertainment Nicole WalkerPop goes the weasel, or museum in this case. The Museum of Northern California Art is a nonprofit art organization that lacks a permanent facility to display its collection. Therefore, MonCA will be holding pop-up museums downtown ...

Master of Fine Arts students display artwork in Bell Memorial Union

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-01-31T20:56:00Z"/> entertainment Tim Kerber The unusually tranquil showroom in the Third Floor Gallery of the Bell Memorial Union now displays a wide range of media - painting, drawing, printmaking, inking, glasswork and sculpting. This is Chico State's annual Master of Fine A...

ZooZoo: Actors to play animals acting like humans

March 28, 2014


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Published 2010-10-25T19:57:00Z"/> entertainment Tyler AshChico Performances will unleash a zoo of untamed actors and a ferocious amount of talent Tuesday at Laxson Auditorium with Imago Theatre's "ZooZoo." Imago Theatre combines the variety acts of vaudeville with the mastery of puppetry and the vis...

Downtown bars to make Halloween night frightfully memorable

March 28, 2014


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Published 2010-10-25T20:10:00Z"/> entertainment Stephanie MaynardHalloween is the perfect time to have a witch brew up a cocktail, but it's also the best weekend to take a cute zombie to prom. All over Chico, the bars and pubs are gearing up for the Halloween weekend. Chico State students can expect...

Philly band rides into Chico with love, glitter

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-05-10T16:56:00Z"/> entertainment Nicole Walker With a little glitter and face paint, the Dangerous Ponies took a step back while the audience danced on. The indie-carnival pop, six-member band came from Philadelphia to the 1078 Gallery May 3 to put their musical talents on disp...

Oompa Loompas come alive in Chico

March 28, 2014


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Published 2011-12-13T16:11:00Z"/> entertainment Brittany ComasOompa Loompas and candy-loving kids filled the Blue Room Theatre this weekend, and they'll do the same next weekend as well. Roald Dahl's "Willy Wonka Jr." was brought to stage by a cast of children, as well as Butte College st...

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