What’s on? May 12-18

CN&R arts & culture picks for the week

Wondering what shows, plays, concerts and other events are happening around Butte County? Chico News & Review has you covered with a few highlighted picks for the week. Get out and have some fun!

Visit the CN&R’s online calendar for more details on these and many other local listings.

The Art of Cinema

Inspire School of Arts and Sciences’ annual video showcase. Learn about the history of cinema, view student work, witness the exclusive premiere of Video Club’s films for the 2021-2022 season, and vote on awards in real time.

Saturday, May 13, 6pm. Tickets: $12

El Rey Theater
230 W 2nd St. Chico, CA 95928
(530) 570-8575

Riff Night

A night full of riffs from Northern California and Oregon. Foes finally makes it down to Chico along with The Fahrenheit Drill from Santa Cruz and Heated from Stockton. Locals Aberrance and Voyeur play the part of the bread for this meaty sandwich of a show.

Saturday, May 13, 8:30pm. Tickets: $7

Gnarly Deli
243 W 2nd St, Chico, CA 95928
(530) 433-4415

Jesus Christ Superstar

Local production of the classic musical based on the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, and the last week of Jesus Christ’s life. Told entirely through song, JC Superstar explores the relationships between Jesus, Judas, Mary Magdalene, his disciples, Hhs followers and the Roman Empire.

Shows through May 15. Tickets: $22-$25

Chico Theater Company
166 Eaton Rd., Ste. F, Chico, CA 95973
(530) 894-3282

Family Nature Day

Spend the morning outdoors with family and friends. Admission includes a nature trails book, binoculars, access to the bird learning center, and owl pellet dissection, nature crafts, and a scavenger hunt.

Sunday, May 14, 9am-noon. Pre-registration required.

Patrick Ranch Museum
10381 Midway, Durham, CA 95938
(530) 342-4359

Masterworks 4: Unstoppable Beethoven

North State Symphony concludes its Masterworks series with the beloved composer’s Ninth Symphony. The concert features four soloists: Tonia D’Amelio, Molly Mahoney, Michael Desnoyers, and Ben Brady.

Sunday, May 15, 7:30pm. Tickets: $10-$40.

Laxson Auditorium
Chico State
(530) 898-6333

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