The Orion

Poetry reading shines light on refugee experiences

Mai Der Vang's

Rayanne Painter

March 11, 2019

Every seat and plus some was filled in Zingg Recital Hall on Thursday evening for this month’s poetry reading. The event, Writer's Voice, is a literary arts reading series hosted by Chico State’s Department of English.Mai Der Vang, the showcased literary mastermind, is the author of a book...

Mid-Century classical music inspires modern musings

The audience enjoys a quintet Serenata in Zingg Recital Hall on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 10, 2019. The arrangement included string and horn accompaniments. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Olyvia Simpson

February 12, 2019

The 19th and 20th centuries were brought back to life for a couple of hours through the joyful concert music of composers like Alfredo Casella and Erwin Schulhoff on Sunday afternoon. The "Mid-Century Modern Vol. 2" concert was presented by The Florestan Society Foundation and the Music and Theatr...

Music students perform Estampas Guitar Ensemble at Zingg Recital Hall

Briaunna Cisneros plays the opening piece for the ensemble performance. Photo credit: Carly Maxstone

Hannah Yeager

May 13, 2018

Guitar students at Chico State performed a mix of different guitar pieces both as solos and in groups at the Zingg Recital Hall on Friday.The pieces performed had a combination of rhythmic, upbeat, slow and peaceful styles of music. Each performer had their own unique performances and really showcased...

Writer’s Voice showcases authors and established writers

Luke Davies reads his poetry during a writer's voice session in Zingg Recital Hall

Hannah Yeager and Nicole Henson

March 27, 2018

Heavy writing courses in the English department at Chico State have provided hands-on resources and projects for their students. Ranging from a literary magazine class to in-class workshops, students are trained to be prepared in all writing areas. One of the benefits that students, faculty and commu...

Do you hear a showtune?

Chico State's

Carin Dorghalli

November 8, 2016

Songs from Broadway's "Golden Age" were performed by Chico State's "The Off-Broadways" group in the brand new Zingg Recital Hall on Nov. 6. Many of the students featured have also worked on other school productions, most notably "Into the Woods" and the "Addam's Family." Dara Scholz, the director of...

Behind the art: ‘Visual Metrics’ Prints and Poetry

Behind the art: 'Visual Metrics' Prints and Poetry

Elias Denny

September 19, 2016

"Visual Metrics" Print and Poetry is an art exhibit currently being displayed at the Janet Turner Print Museum. The exhibition talk occurred on Thursday Sept. 15, at the Zingg Recital Hall, Arts and Humanities Building. A reception followed at The Turner lead by Chico State English Professor Jeanne Cl...

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