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The Orion

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The Orion

Photo Courtesy of The 2019 bach festival

Bach Festival educates on the composer and showcases his music

Mitchell Kret // March 12, 2019
Bach and Sons brought in experts to share their knowledge on the baroque musician and his sons
Three ladies take turns singing their parts of the song

Celebration Gospel Choir of Chico fills Harlen Adams Theatre with energy and spirit

Mitchell Kret // February 18, 2019
The Choir hosted "Living the Gospel" on campus in celebration of Black History Month
Megan Schwartz and Valdis Birznieks on top of a ladder singing to one another during the Our Town play. Photo credit: Alex Coba

‘Our Town’ brings dramatic opera to Harlen Adams theater

Alex Coba // January 28, 2019

“Our Town: An Opera in Three Acts” is the latest show to come to the Harlen Adams Theatre. Based on the play by Thornton Wilder, this production of the classic play utilized the dramatic art of opera...

The vocal groups sing carols to start the concert, conducted by Dr. Scholz. Photo credit: Josh Cozine

‘Glorious Sounds of the Season’ is a non-stop holiday spectacular

Josh Cozine // December 12, 2018

The lights dimmed, hiding the movement of ensembles as they quickly filed down from the Harlen Adams Theatre stage, lining the walkways alongside the audience. A spotlight focused on a small group, on...

Assemblyman James Gallagher and Sonia Aery converse after their closing remarks Tuesday evening at the forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Butte County Photo credit: Brian Luong

State Assembly District 3 and State Senate District 4 forum held at Chico State

Josh Cozine // September 27, 2018

Candidates for State Assembly District 3, and State Senate District 4, met Tuesday evening in a sparsely filled Harlen Adams Theatre, for forums hosted by the League of Women Voters of Butte County, asking...

Photo credit: Carin Dorghalli

Music for the Moon: Symphonic Winds blew crowd away

Carin Dorghalli // October 31, 2016

Conductor Royce Tevis led a band as they used instruments, along with wineglasses, to play songs pertaining to the moon, the event's theme. Staff and students came together to put on the Symphonic Winds...

Photo credit: Carin Dorghalli

‘New Directions in Jazz’ jazzes up Harlen Adams Theatre

Carin Dorghalli // October 23, 2016
The Jazz X-Press club jazzes the stage in the hopes of impressing a professor who is out on medical leave.
The Glorious Sounds of the Season was glorious this year at Harlan Adams Theatre. Photo credit: School of the Arts.

Harlen Adams Theatre decks the halls

December 10, 2015
The holiday fundraiser for the music and theater department got Chico into the holiday spirit.
Actresses in The Rover wows the audience with a hilarious production and accurate costumes. Photo credit: Dana Muensterman

Review: ‘The Rover’ just punny enough without overdoing it

Dana Muensterman // October 18, 2015
The play was unquestionably amusing and the costumes were booty— beautiful.
Ismene (right, Veronica Hodur) begs Antigone (Krasel Morales) not to break the law in Chico States School of the Arts production of Antigone, staged 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in Harlen Adams Theatre. Photo credit: Malik Payton

‘Antigone’ thought-provoking, current despite age

Greta Gordon // March 7, 2015
The Greek tragedy, modernized by Chico State's School of the Arts, plays with timeless, complex moral themes while featuring compelling dialogue, gray masks and ominous skyscrapers.
Chico States Acappella Choir and Symphonic Band perform at last years Glorious Sounds of the Season concert. The opening night performance begins 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at Harlen Adams Theatre. Photo courtesy of School of the Arts.

Holiday cheer will fill Harlen Adams in annual concert-fundraiser

Emma Wood-Wright // December 2, 2014
"Glorious Sounds of the Season" will feature classic holiday songs and short skits performed by Chico State band and choir ensembles, theater students and faculty and community members Friday-Sunday.
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.
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