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Spring Theatre Workshop: ‘The Tarzan Project’

Trevor Whitney // March 27, 2015
Chico State students have written, directed and are now ready to present their original production to the masses.
The Snow Queen (Sofia Allmon) and Snow King  (Clinton Bell) enchant audience members for Chico Performances and Chico Community Ballets production of The Nutcracker. Photo credit: John Domogma

‘The Nutcracker’ tastefully brings classic to life in local show

Trevor Whitney // December 7, 2014
Chico Community Ballet brought fresh re-imagings of scenes and characters to the classic holiday ballet production, with only a few moments that may have confused audience members.
Photo by Hopper Stone/AP and Universal Pictures.

Study Break: ‘Dumb and Dumber To’ review

Trevor Whitney // November 19, 2014
"Dumb and Dumber To" is Hollywood's latest hiatus-ending comedy sequel to fall short of its fan's lofty expectations.
Photo by James via Flickr

Study Break: Calvin Harris’ ‘Motion’ album review

Trevor Whitney // November 8, 2014
The music on this album is more repetitive than the grooves in the vinyl on which it'll soon be pressed.
Chico Performances presents the internationally acclaimed dance company Pilobolus
Nov. 11 in Laxson Auditorium. Photo courtesy of Chico Performances

Dance company to infect Chico with contagious contortions

Trevor Whitney // November 7, 2014
Collaboration and creativity join forces to bring the world-class dance company to Chico, which is not unlike its fast-spreading fungal namesake.
Audience members interact with one of the mimes of MUMMENSCHANZ, portraying a giant hand. The troupe performed a captivating theatrical show Tuesday night at Laxson Auditorium. Photo credit: John Domogma

Swiss mime troupe enjoyable for all ages

Trevor Whitney // October 30, 2014
MUMMENSCHANZ had no need for sound or music during its genuinely funny and mind-boggling visual performance Tuesday at Laxson Auditorium.
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