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    Chico State announces construction plans for gender-inclusive bathrooms

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Q&A: Big Mo on children’s tales, blues

Michael Quiring // November 3, 2014
The Orion spoke with the local blues man about his band, putting on a three-day concert in Fort Bragg and becoming a children's author.
Chico Performances presents The Hot Sardines, a contemporary jazz group from New York. The band will bring energized, hip-swinging rhythms to Laxson Auditorium on Sunday. Photo courtesy of Chico Performances

The Hot Sardines to bring infectious, hip-swinging jazz tunes to Laxson

Michael Quiring // October 13, 2014
The New York-based band will captivate jazz enthusiasts in a performance presented by Chico Performances on Sunday.
Brian Elmquist, Zach Williams and Kanene Pipkin, pictured from left to right, perform to an energetic crowd Thursday at Laxson Auditorium. Photo credit: Brandon Foster

The Lone Bellow delivers riveting rhythms at Laxson Auditorium

Michael Quiring // October 3, 2014
The Brooklyn-based band had heads bobbing during an energetic acoustic show at Laxson Auditorium on Thursday.
Chico Performances presents award-winning pianist Alpin Hong, who will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday at Laxson Auditorium. Photo courtesy of Chico Performances

Classical pianist to ‘tear roof off’ Laxson Auditorium

Michael Quiring // September 23, 2014
Alpin Hong will bring technicality, humor and flair to a unique, one-day performance that students, faculty and community members will not want to miss.
Photo Credit to Gage Skidmore via FLICKR

Andrew Garfield and Jamie Foxx star in the new Spider-Man film, The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

Study Break: Spider-Man 2 Movie Review

Michael Quiring // May 3, 2014
New Spidey movie slings into theaters.
Hello Biplane, an acoustic duo featuring Braden Young and Spencer Goertz-Giffen, perform at their midwest release show. Photo Credit: Pete Romano.

Study Break: Hello Biplane ‘Line’ Album Review

Michael Quiring // April 25, 2014
"Line" is an enjoyable, short listen that anyone can make the time to check out.
Ben Fillion, performs vocals, guitars, lyrics and saxophones for The Birds of Prey. Photo Courtesy of Ben Fillion.

Study Break: The Birds of Prey ‘Am I Just an Animal’ Album Review

Michael Quiring // April 11, 2014
The Birds of Prey, a New York City-based trio, hits the right notes.
Brian Turner, Iraq veteran, poet and author of two poetry collection books, presents his inspiring collection of literature Tuesday night inside Rowland-Taylor Hall. Photo credit: Annie Paige

Soldier poet delivers powerful poetry

Michael Quiring // April 2, 2014
War veteran comes to Chico and displays a wonderful night of impacting poetry.
Jason Nice, history professor at Chico State, lectured on the Tudor family traditions and their representation in history. Photo credit: Shannon Miller

Professor lectures on 16th century royalty

Michael Quiring // March 27, 2014
A history professor presented Tudor Memories: 500 Years of Commemoration at the Hampton Court Palace Wednesday evening.
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra performed Tuesday night at Laxson Auditorium. Photo credit: Matthew Vacca

Jazz orchestra brings soul, blues

Michael Quiring // March 13, 2014
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra delivered a journey through the history of jazz
The advanced orchestra plays during the Going for Baroque concert on Friday night. Photo credit: Matthew Vacca

Classical celebration captivates with young talent

Michael Quiring // March 9, 2014
Talented Chico youth performed during the Going for Baroque concert at Bidwell Presbyterian Church on Friday night.
Armed Domestic Security is one of the visuals from Mitchel Davidovitzs project, Window of Normalization, which debuted during the The New Music Symposium Thursday night. Photo Courtesy of Mitchel Davidovitz.

Composers present new works at student symposium

Michael Quiring // February 28, 2014
Chico State students performed original compositions during the first of three nights of the New Music Symposium.
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