The Orion

Pickles and Yogurt, a local band consisting of members (from left to right) Jim Reid, Dexter Pullybank and Mark Pullybank. Photo credit: Angel Ortega

Blackbird and MR. Bang host open mic night with a diverse array of performers

Mitchell Kret // February 8, 2019

Josh “MR. Bang” Lang hosted an artistic open mic night at Blackbird on Park Ave on Feb. 6 where a wide variety of people around Chico showed up to perform original and cover music, as well as some...

Ending the first act with a bang Photo credit: Mathew Boe

Chico artists successfully revamp Madonna smash hits

Rayanne Painter // January 30, 2019

The sass of Madonna and the raw talent of Uncle Dad’s Art Collective joined forces for a fiery opening night. Filled with all of Madonna’s classic hits from “Material Girl” to “Like...

Megan Schwartz and Valdis Birznieks on top of a ladder singing to one another during the

‘Our Town’ brings dramatic opera to Harlen Adams theater

Alex Coba // January 28, 2019

“Our Town: An Opera in Three Acts” is the latest show to come to the Harlen Adams Theatre. Based on the play by Thornton Wilder, this production of the classic play utilized the dramatic art of opera...

Photo Courtesy of Keely Leonard.

School seeks singing competitors

David Kahn // April 27, 2014

Chico State's School of the Arts Productions is accepting video submissions for a chance to compete on NBC's "The Voice."SOTA Productions will pick 10 submissions to audition on campus on Friday, May 2....

Duet audition spotlight Q&A

Nicole Santos // February 7, 2014

Alex Geringer, senior musical theatre major and marketing minor, and Lacey Henderson, a graduate student earning her multiple subject teaching credential here in Chico said despite waiting in the holding...

Audition Spotlight Q & A

Nicole Santos // January 30, 2014

Annie Mulry, senior communications major and music minor, said she would audition for "The Voice" again in a heartbeat. The Orion sat down with her for a Q&A; about her experience, her song choice and...

“The Voice” Audition Spotlight: Sophia Xepoleas

Yzel Romo // January 22, 2014

Sophia Xepoleas covers and rocks Aretha Franklin's "Rock Steady".Last fall semester, Chico State students were given the opportunity of a lifetime to audition for NBC's "The Voice."Sophia Xepoleas, a sophomore...

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