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A brief history of the Pageant Theatre

A brief history of the Pageant Theatre

Anna Porretta and Elias Denny

August 31, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

As the longest running theatre, the Pageant continues to bring the independent film world to Chico.Upon walking up to the Pageant Theatre the owner, Miles Montalbano, put away his flip phone, cracked open a Sierra Nevada and sat down on the steps leading up to the projection room with his copilot, a bor...

Community parties for ‘Purple Rain’

Community parties for ‘Purple Rain’

Michael Arias

May 12, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The musical power of Prince and The Revolution had moviegoers uneasy in their seats, turning the theater's aisles into a dance floor. It was almost like an evening at a live concert rather than a movie screening.On Thursday, May 5, the Pageant Theatre sold out for a night of "Purple Rain" as a tribute...

A night of ‘Purple Rain’

A night of ‘Purple Rain’

Michael Arias

May 2, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

With limited tickets available, The Pageant Theatre has added another showing of "Purple Rain" to the schedule for Thursday, May 5. The Pageant Theatre is hosting a tribute to Prince's "Purple Rain" film for a night of remembrance and unforgettable music. Watch Prince as he plays his legendary role ...

Spine-chilling melodies meet silent movie

Spine-chilling melodies meet silent movie

Carly Plemons

March 11, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Eerie sounds melt into a 94-year-old film where Thomas Hutter is summoned to a distant Transylvanian castle by the cryptic vampire, Count Orlok. Fear erupts into the souls of many when the Count begins to eye Hutter’s wife, Ellen, resulting in chilling chaos. The 1922 German silent film, "Nosferatu,”...

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