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Dean Waters and Stephen Chollet are experts in their own unique magical arts. Photo credit: Rayanne Painter

Mind-reading and magic shock Chico bar scene

Rayanne Painter // February 22, 2019

There’s no exaggeration in saying that minds were read on Wednesday night during “An Evening of Wonder” with magician Dean Waters and mentalist Stephen Chollet at Unwined Bar and Grill....

Magic is a longstanding tradition in Dean Waters family. He has been practicing the art form since he was 18-years-old. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Dean Waters brings magic to Chico’s bar scene

Ricardo Tovar and Olyvia Simpson // October 30, 2018

Chico is famous for having a vibrant nightlife, one that entices and has a reach nationwide. The bar scene is a watering hole for those thirsty for social engagement but many don't have a formula that...

Promotional photo for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them courtesy of Warren Bros.

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” gives a fresh start to new franchise

George Johnston // November 29, 2016

Don’t worry, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” has enough spectacular acting and wonder in it to make the movie a joy to watch. Eddie Redmayne stars as Newt Scamander, a magical creature’s...

The Harry Potter Universe keeps growing with each new J.K. Rowling publishes Photo credit: George Johnston

The year of Harry Potter spin-offs

George Johnston, Elizabeth Helmer, and Rylee Pedotti // September 15, 2016

  J.K. Rowling keeps spelling magic into the world. The Harry Potter author has recently released three new tie-in ebooks into the potterverse; "Short Stories from Hogwarts of Power, Politics...

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