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
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
243 W 2nd St, Chico, CA 95928
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
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
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.