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Yule Logs let it snow for show at Duffy’s

The Yule Logs, a local holiday-themed rock 'n' roll band, entertained Chico locals at Duffy's Tavern Friday with its use of holiday-themed props. Photo credit: John Domogma

Jake Hutchison

December 7, 2014

It was snowing in Duffy's Tavern on Friday night when the Yule Logs' front man Marty Parker held up a sign that read "Free Sid Lewis."The local Noel-core rock 'n' roll band, which calls itself "the hardest working band in snow business," put on a festive show for a packed audience, featuring a foam snow machine, candy cane pa...

‘The Nutcracker’ tastefully brings classic to life in local show

The Snow Queen (Sofia Allmon) and Snow King  (Clinton Bell) enchant audience members for Chico Performances and Chico Community Ballet's production of

Trevor Whitney

December 7, 2014

[metaslider id=39219]Photographs by John DomogmaThe original Nutcracker ballet's debut in 1892 was an utter failure. In fact, Tchaikovsky never lived to see the piece succeed. But today, somehow it has transcended success and become tradition. Chico Community Ballet was the latest local production co...

Jazz X-Press has ‘Tricks’ up sleeve for fall concert

Daniel Michelson, junior mechanical engineering major, intently plays piano during the Jazz X-Press rehearsal Oct. 14 at the Performing Arts Center. Photo credit: John Domogma

Trevor Whitney

October 21, 2014

Chico State's Jazz X-Press will present its annual fall concert 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Harlen Adams Theatre. The concert, appropriately named "Tricks & Treats," will feature plenty of both from the elite ensemble and its special guests. "In addition to the sounds of Jazz X-Press playing some great music, we offer two of my best friends that al...

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