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Elodie, played by Millie Bobby Brown, in the March 8 Netflix release of “Damsel.” Courtesy: Allied Global Marketing/Netflix

He said, she said: ‘Damsel’

Garrett Hartman and Ariana Powell // April 20, 2024

“Damsel”, released March 8, directed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo stars Millie Bobby Brown, as Elodie, a princess sent off to marry a prince of a foreign land for the good of her people.  After she...

Roselle Bar and Lounge: A fresh take on the bar scene in Chico

Roselle Bar and Lounge: A fresh take on the bar scene in Chico

Juliet Perry, Reporter // September 27, 2023

There’s no hiding the difference between a handcrafted cocktail — and one made for the sole purpose of getting drunk. Roselle Bar & Lounge in Meriam Park is a bar-forward experience that is meant...

A bulletin board under the words Adopt Me is full of photos of the cats.

Purr-fect vibes for cat-lovers at The Great Catsby

Heather Taylor, Reporter // August 28, 2023

Chico has no shortage of cafés and gathering places, but one business holds the distinction of being the first of its kind in the city. The Great Catsby is Chico’s first cat café, or as the café spells...

‘Syringe,’ 2021 by Tanja Geis. Photo taken by Katie Callahan.

Exhibition review: ‘Cumulations’ by Tanja Geis

Katie Callahan, Contributor // April 29, 2023

When I walked in for my volunteer shift at 1078 Gallery, I was unsure what the exhibition would be, as ‘Cumulations’ did not give me a lot of information on the content. Unlike the Museum of Northern...

Ghostface in Paramount Pictures and Spyglass Media Groups Scream VI. Courtesy of Paramount Pictures.

‘Scream VI’: Killers imitating killers, movies imitating movies

Ariana Powell, City Editor // March 16, 2023

A phone ringing, a simple question and a list of rules. That is what makes a Scream movie. The sixth installment of the Scream franchise, directed by Tyler Gillett and Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, released...

open spacious room with white walls and light brown hardwood floors. Colorful abstract and nonobjective art hangs on the walls in a line. Three rectangular pedestals display art.

‘For the Love of Birds’ MONCA exhibition

Katie Callahan, Contributor // March 12, 2023

As a volunteer at The Museum of Northern California Art, I get firsthand knowledge of the upcoming exhibits. When I learned about the “For the Love of Birds Exhibit,” I have to admit I was a bit disappointed....

Lana Del Rey @ Grammy Museum 10/13/2019 by jus10h is licensed with CC BY 2.0. To view a copy of this license, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

‘Blue Banisters’: an alluring glimpse into Lana Del Rey’s mind

Carrington Power, Reporter // October 25, 2021

Lana Del Rey returned to the world of music on Oct. 22 with her eighth studio album “Blue Banisters.” Known for her poetic lyrics, mystifying vocals, dreamy voice and melancholic sounds, Del Rey’s...

Interactive Weaving, No Word for Art, photo by Carrington Power

monca’s latest exhibit is a Hmong-American take on self-identity

Carrington Power, Reporter // September 20, 2021

Art defies boundaries, breaks norms and introduces audiences to foreign concepts. The new exhibit at the Museum of Northern California Art in Chico is no exception. “No Word for ‘Art”' compels viewers...

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Up-and-coming indie artist drops album of the summer

Carrington Power, Reporter // September 9, 2021

She gathers the screams of her fans and adds them in the middle of a track. She takes risks, she thinks outside the box, she writes about heartbreak. It’s hard to describe Indigo De Souza’s music....

Hes All That promotional poster, photo by Netflix

Netflix’s ‘He’s All That’ encapsulates the zoomer romcom revival

Maricarmen Becerra-Gonzalez, Reporter // September 5, 2021

Mark Waters’ “He’s All That” began streaming on Netflix on Aug. 25, bringing in mixed reviews comparing it to the 1999 original, “She’s All That.” The attempt to modernize the film is ultimately...

Brockhampton look into the light on ROADRUNNER. Art by Jessica Shippelhoute

Brockhampton party like it’s 2017 on ‘ROADRUNNER’

Thomas Stremfel, Reporter // April 28, 2021

After years of countless controversies and artistic detours, Brockhampton has returned with “ROADRUNNER: NEW LIGHT, NEW MACHINE,” focusing on emotionally potent, but colorful and bright bangers. Ever...

Night in Paradise is available to stream on Netflix as of April 9.

Korean gangster film ‘Night in Paradise’ premieres on Netflix

Sophia Pearson, Reporter // April 21, 2021

The blood-splattered Korean gangster film, “Night in Paradise,” directed by Park Hoon-jung came to Netflix on April 9. The Netflix original serves as Park’s latest gruesome film since “The Witch:...

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