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Keep Chico Weird celebrates all aspects of Chico culture

Arthur Lemmer with his and his wife Margo's paper mache sculpture, Sun God of the Myncatezca Photo credit: Mitchell Kret

Mitchell Kret

March 4, 2019

The annual Keep Chico Weird art show was held at 1078 Gallery; the reception was held at the gallery March 2. The art was accompanied by live performances and refreshments. While Keep Chico Weird has been centered around live performance art in the past, this year the show was focused more on physical ar...

Talent and Art Show presents quirky, talented, weird

Performers at the 2015 Keep Chico Weird Talent Show.

Photo courtesy of Chico News & Review

January 25, 2016

Chico is one of those rare, glorious places where people from a multitude of different backgrounds and cultures come together to make something totally, completely and wonderfully weird. For the third consecutive year, the Chico News & Review will showcase the city's quirks at the 2016 Keep Chico...

Show the art and make it weird

Tom Sundgren

January 28, 2015

From strange to beautiful, local residents will perform in one of Chico's weirdest events. Chico has a vast array of talented performers and artists. Local talent show Keep Chico Weird will start off its second annual event with an art show January 29-31 at 1078 Gallery off Broadway Street 6-8 p.m. ...

Keep Chico Weird talent show lives up to its name

Performer of Mint Shekels and the Treif-Stars, keeping chico weird with their performance at the El Rey.Photo credit: Chelsea Jeffers

Ashiah Scharaga

February 4, 2014

There's only one place where you'll find a freak-folk artist, female illusionist and hula-hoop dancer on the same stage in one night: The Keep Chico Weird Talent Show, held Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the El Rey Theatre in Chico. Though the show ran for about three hours and had technical issues and delays, the host, contestants and judges remained engaging and entertaining. The show, presented by Chico News & Review and Feather Fal...

Get weird with Chico’s alternative talent show

Flyer for Keep Chico Weird. Photo courtesy of Keep Chico Weird.

Maegan Webster

January 25, 2014

For a fun, funky and especially fresh Saturday night experience, head to the Keep Chico Weird Talent Show to see talented Chico residents compete for a trophy, a gift bag and an opportunity to perform at Feather Falls Casino or at the CAMMIES Awards Show.   The Chico News and Review will host the competition to showc...

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