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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 ...

Musicians, dancers will bring Queen to life at Laxson

Musicians, dancers will bring Queen to life at Laxson

February 1, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

"Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?" Fear not, fellow Chicoans, what you’ve read is true. Chico Performances and Uncle Dad’s Art Collective are joining forces to present “Queen - A Night at the Opera” on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at Laxson Auditorium. The event is also co-sponsored by AS...

Uncle Dad’s asks for fans’ input on next album tribute

Uncle Dad’s asks for fans’ input on next album tribute

Ashiah Scharaga

March 9, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Will it be "The Wall," "Elephant" or "Blood Sugar Sex Magik?"For the first time, fans of local art collective Uncle Dad's have a chance to weigh in on one of the group's live album tribute shows.A survey asking fans to rank albums across genres, from Beck's "Sea Change" to R. Kelly's "12 Play," will ...

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