Arts & Culture

Sprouting anew

Of the many colorful buildings lining Park Avenue in South Chico, the 1078 Gallery—with its vibrant orange exterior, sky-blue trim and florid exterior murals—is among the most vibrant. Throughout this month, the building’s colorful interior […]

Arts & Culture

Looking ahead

This feature is part of the Chico News & Review’s 2022 Arts & Music special issue. Arts have long been entwined with the identity of Chico—theaters, museums, troupes, musicians, artists and patrons weaving a rich […]

Arts & Culture

‘Arts in the wild’

This feature is part of the Chico News & Review’s 2022 Arts & Music special issue. Imagine an evening spent watching steampunks and sprites frolicking among the trees at Bidwell Park’s Cedar Grove; or how […]

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Visual storyteller

This feature is part of a CN&R special report: Entrepreneurs 2022: Reinvention. COVID-19—and the controversy around masking—inspired Nicole Coffield to create a collage, an image of a 1960s couple sharing beers and pizza while masked […]

Arts & Culture

Cafe crawl

Art tour: -Daycamp Coffee, 1925 Market Place, Ste. 150, daycampcoffee.com-Naked Lounge, 118 W. Second St., nakedloungechico.com-Tin Roof Bakery & Cafe, 627 Broadway Ste. 170, tinroofbakeryandcafe.com

Arts & Culture

Entertainment, charity & cheer

Community events Toys-for-Tots Toy DriveDec. 2-3, Drop off a new unwrapped toy to one of this year’s locations: Concours Elite, Deer Creek Broadcasting, Two Men & a Truck, Wittmeier Auto Center, Chico Marketplace, or Express […]

Arts & Culture

Art speaks

A closeup of an eye is projected large onto one of the gallery’s white walls as two fingers enter the video’s frame to pinch then pull the long eyelashes from their lids. It’s part of […]

Arts & Culture

Staging a comeback

The following Q&A is part of the CN&R’s Bring Back the Arts campaign, an interview series featuring artists and leaders of Butte County arts and music venues discussing their efforts to recover from the coronavirus […]

Arts & Culture

DIY together

Chico suffered many cultural losses during the pandemic, and among the most mourned in activist and artistic circles was the closure of Blackbird. Though ostensibly an anarchist bookstore that served coffee, the little yellow Victorian […]

Arts & Culture

‘Inside out’

This feature is a part of the Chico News & Review’s Bring Back the Arts campaign, a weekly interview series featuring the leaders of Butte County arts and music venues discussing their efforts to recover […]

Arts & Culture

See. Read. Act.

One of the most daunting aspects of spreading information is getting people to actually notice and pay attention to, perhaps act upon, the image or combination of words. The current online exhibition at the Janet […]