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Invincible Czars play more than just metal

The Invincible Czars performs theatrically at an event. Photo courtesy of Brad Marcum

Carly Plemons

March 1, 2016

Nothing seems too obscure or out of the box for a band that can range from violin solos to flute features alongside guitar riffs. Where writing new music is seen simply as an opportunity to push out of their comfort zones, it’s hard to categorize this band, the Invincible Czars. “Nobody knows ...

The Pageant’s latest to enlighten, scare audiences

The Pageant Theatre, located at 315 E. 6th St., will feature films including

Erin Vierra

October 9, 2015

The Pageant Theatre is the place to be to watch this year's hidden Hollywood gems. Here are some of the movies that will be gracing the theater this week. Starting Oct. 9: "Grandma"Lily Tomlin stars as Elle, a woman going through a breakup with her girlfriend. The sudden appearance of Elle's granddaughter, Sage, sends both ...

‘Boogie Nights’ revives the ’70s at The Pageant

Photo courtesy of The Pageant Theatre

Erin Vierra

September 23, 2015

As people gathered in the small theater, some draped over couches and some laid back with beers in hand. The band of the night began setting up in front of the big screen. John Holmes, formally known as The Burt Reynolds, was the opening act of the midnight event, and it couldn't have been more fitting.The movie, "Boogie Nights,"...

New owner plans revamp for Pageant Theatre

The Pageant Theatre, commonly known for showing independent films in Chico, will see more attendance from students this fall thanks to new owner, Miles Montalbano. Photo credit: George Johnston

George Johnston

September 7, 2015

The smell of butter and salt fills the air. The excited murmur of the crowd fades into silence as lights go down and the movie slowly begins projecting at the Pageant Theatre. The oldest movie theater in downtown Chico, Pageant Theatre, has been showing films since 1975. Located at 351 E. 6th St., the theater ...

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