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Be amazed by Lonestar at Laxson Auditorium

Be amazed by Lonestar at Laxson Auditorium

Emma Wood-Wright

February 2, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

They say they are amazed by you, but country fans everywhere are amazed by them.Chico Performances will welcome the country quartet Lonestar to Laxson Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 9. Formed in Nashville, Tenn. in 1992, the group played hundreds of shows before landing a contract. Now they are on tour celebrating their 20th anniversary. With the original le...

Guitarists captivate crowds at Laxson Auditorium

Guitarists captivate crowds at Laxson Auditorium

Michael Quiring

January 31, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

It didn't take long for acoustic guitarist Tommy Emmanuel to captivate his audience, as he opened up his performance with his award-winning song "Gameshow Rag/Cannonball Rag." The audience quickly responded with whistles and hurrahs.Guitarists Tommy Emmanuel and Martin Taylor brought their musical s...

Students scramble to fix plans for visiting family and friends

Students scramble to fix plans for visiting family and friends

Christine Lee

January 29, 2014


Filed under News

This year, only five guests per one graduating student will be allowed to enter Nettleton Stadium for the Chico State commencement in May.Every year, about 10,000 guests fill the stadium each day on Sat. and Sun., said Chico State spokesperson Joe Wills. This year, the university will be ticketing guests in order to cut attendance down to about 8,000 ...

Canine spectacle comes to Laxson Auditorium

Canine spectacle comes to Laxson Auditorium

Emma Wood-Wright

January 24, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Can't get your dog to fetch the newspaper on Sunday morning? How about catching it mid-back flip and landing on all fours? Get ready to be "doggone" amazed as Chico Performances hosts Chris Perondi's Stunt Dog Experience Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Laxson Auditorium. Featuring over a dozen do...

Dancers captivate audiences in Cinderella

Dancers captivate audiences in Cinderella

Jennifer Jacobs

December 16, 2013


Filed under Features

[flagallery gid=15] Clock dwarfs, a fairy godmother and pirouetting dancers took the stage of Laxson Auditorium Thursday night as Chico Community Ballet presented the classic fairy tale Cinderella. This year’s production included Chico Community Ballet members and local dancers ages 6-60. With...

Ukulele Wizard casts spell with rock, pop and folk music

Ukulele Wizard casts spell with rock, pop and folk music

Sharon Martin

September 18, 2013


Filed under Features

A printed rug, a pedal board and a ukulele were all Jake Shimabukuro needed to dazzle the audience Sept. 13 at Laxson Auditorium. The Grand Ukulele Tour stopped in Chico to kick off Chico’s World Music Festival. For Shimabukuro, this tour was a way to raise awareness and help children. “This ...

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