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

Delivered by song

Bodies – AFI The pandemic has been a nonstop conundrum for the music industry, with politics, supply-chain disruption and a decimated live-music scene making the past year-plus very unpredictable. From that chaos, however, the bands […]

Arts & Culture

Feed me theater

Fans of the movie version of Little Shop of Horrors who attend the theatrical version of the cult favorite in downtown Chico’s brand-new First Street Theatre are in for a double treat: Not only is […]

Arts & Culture

Fresh streams

In the film Cry Macho, nonagenarian Clint Eastwood (who directs as well) plays a septuagenarian, a worn-out old cowboy who’s sent to retrieve his benefactor’s estranged (and apparently abused) adolescent son from the clutches of […]

Arts & Culture

Expression suppression

Vernon Andrews knows exactly when his long-held fascination with Black expression took hold. As the Chico State sociology professor writes in his new book, Policing Black Athletes: Racial Disconnect in Sports, he was 12 years […]