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An exterior shot of Laxson Auditorium at Chico State

Student musicians and employees of SOTA continue to struggle with quarantine

Melissa Joseph, Staff Writer // May 6, 2020

With citizens forced to quarantine and almost all events in the city cancelled, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused the Chico State School of the Arts to cancel all productions. SOTA and Laxson Auditorium...

Seth Bloom and Christina Gelsone watch balloons float in a simulated night sky.  Photo by Florence Montmare.

‘Air Play’ takes Chico’s breath away

Rayanne Painter // February 2, 2019

A fresh breath of air, quite literally, took to the stage at Laxson Auditorium.Clown couple, Seth Bloom and Christina Gelsone, invited audience members into their make-believe alternate reality designed...

Scott Seaton conducted the North State Symphony on a Saturday Night at the Laxson Auditorium, Chico State. Photo credit: Tara Killoran

Standing ovations greet the North State Symphony at first fall performance

Alex Coba // October 1, 2018

The concert "Masterworks 1: American Made" on Saturday was the latest symphony brought to the Laxson Auditorium by the North State Symphony (NSS) this semester. The show had a big emphasis on community....

Benoit Charest conducts the horn section. Photo credit: Matthew Manfredi

‘Triplets of Belleville’ storms the stage of Laxson

Matthew Manfredi // March 7, 2016
Benoit Charest and his ensemble create unique night at Laxson Auditorium
A tribute to Queen is coming to Laxson on Feb. 13. Photo credit: Chico Performances Facebook page

Musicians, dancers will bring Queen to life at Laxson

February 1, 2016
Uncle Dad's Art Collective and Chico Performances present tribute night for Queen, involving 88 local artists and performers.

A night of sentimental feeling with The Waifs

George Johnston // August 27, 2015
Was the down-under band fun or something to run from?

Ending Racism In About An Hour With W. Kamau Bell Preview

George Johnston // August 24, 2015
Could it take an hour to end racism?
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Disney classic to be at Laxson Auditorium

Jennifer Jacobs // September 14, 2013
A rendition of the Disney classic, Beauty and the Beast, will be at Laxson Auditorium Sept. 25 at 7:30 p.m.
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