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Betty Haynes (Elisabeth Schirmers) performs Love, You Didnt Do Right By Me with dancers Tristan Gunderson, left, and Sean Rush, right, for her first solo act in New York during Chico Theater Companys White Christmas. Photo credit: Brandon Foster

Christmas musical brings holiday cheer to Chico

Kristen Moran // December 11, 2014
Though there is a slim chance snow falling in Chico, the magic of a white Christmas can still be found in the form of the classic holiday musical, performed through Dec. 21 at Chico Theater Company.
Sofia Allmon dazzles as a Spanish dancer in Chico Community Ballets The Nutcracker, staged until Dec. 7 in Laxson Auditorium. Photo credit: John Domogma

Q&A: Dancer Sofia Allmon gets on point for ‘The Nutcracker’

Kristen Moran // December 6, 2014
Ballet dancer Sofia Allmon, local high school junior, sat down with The Orion to discuss the complexities of playing multiple roles and being on pointe in this year's Chico Community Ballet production of "The Nutcracker."
Paradise author Ken Young signs a copy of his first novel for a fan at the books presentation Tuesday at Lyon Books. Photo credit: Veronica Hodur

Q&A: Local author pens first novel, inspired by daughter

Kristen Moran // November 21, 2014
Ken Young walked The Orion though the creative process behind his debut novel, "The King's Frog Hunter" after presenting it Tuesday at Lyon Books.
Professor Callahan (Robert Hart) and Elle Woods (Rebecca Allen) on stage at Chico Theater Company during the musical Legally Blonde, which runs until Nov. 9. Photo credit: Brandon Foster

Peppy, wacky musical offers laughs, plenty of pink

Kristen Moran // October 25, 2014
Chico Theater Company's "Legally Blonde" will have audience members teetering off their chairs in laughter in this quirky, contemporary musical, which runs through Nov 9.
Chico Performances presents MUMMENSCHANZ, a miming troupe that transforms ordinary objects into extraordinary acts, Tuesday, Oct. 28 at Laxson Auditorium. Photo courtesy of Chico Performances

Mime troupe to literally give Chico audience giant thumbs up

Kristen Moran // October 23, 2014
World-renowned theater troupe MUMMENSCHANZ transforms everyday objects into masterpieces of mime expressionism. Catch its latest performance Tuesday at Laxson Auditorium.
Photo courtesy of Chico Performances

Acclaimed acrobats amaze Laxson audience

Kristen Moran // September 17, 2014
The acclaimed National Acrobats of the People's Republic of China contorted, tumbled and danced on Laxson Auditorium's stage on Tuesday.
Chico Performances presents The National Acrobats of the People’s Republic of Chinas show Cirque Peking. Photo courtesy Chico Performances

Acrobats to twist, tumble into Laxson Auditorium

Kristen Moran // September 10, 2014
Chico Performances presents The National Acrobats of the People's Republic of China, who will perform "silk" and trapeze acts, juggle and dance Tuesday, Sept. 16 in the Laxson Auditorium.
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