Tag Archives: Art

Standards, Ambitions, Definitions

Are games art? Are games good? Are games even games? As you might guess, this article’s going to be rather contemplative, philosophical, even, so please put on your critical judgment hats and smoking jackets.

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Supertime

Art by Logan Kruidenier logankruidenier.tumblr.com

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Things That Make You Go “YES!”

The instinct to heal by making tiny works of art, with tactile physical elements, trumped any sort of actual thinking.

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Death And The Maiden

The show is indeed gritty, beautiful, and well worth the sacrifice that went into bringing it to life.

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Tom Banwell: Masked Machinations

Coming up on Saturday (June 28th) from 3-6pm, there will be a reception for Tom Banwell’s first solo exhibit in 30 years.

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Sea Monster

Some of the performances I’ve done downtown, I wouldn’t be able to do that anywhere else. It just wouldn’t be safe. It’s just not.

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June Art Report

All the students had to work with in class that night was a stick, and generous amounts of black ink.

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Permeate

“Mmmmm.. Damn.” Those were my first words upon entering the gallery at Naked Lounge and seeing the new art by Christina Seashore.

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Sustainable Inspiration: The Visual Wonder Of Johnny Dutro

Each piece had a tangible vibration and message for the viewer.

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Lexie Loader — Art Review At Empire Coffee

They were executed with a classy and traditional style, mashing realistic perception with some subtle abstract touches here and there.

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Kyle Forrest Burns — Photography At Naked Lounge

I can only assume the beauty that was being witnessed in that exact moment left the artist in silence, with no need to explain it.

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Painted Vino

And with that, I put on an apron and joined the party with a glass of red. I mingled and chatted, made some new friends, and came home with a delightful, romantic painting that I painted myself.

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Hello, this is Franklin. I am Five.

Hello, this is Franklin, I am five. I have a lot of favorite things about summer in Chico.

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Chico is an Art Center

Two bubbly little writing prompts popped off the gallery’s doors and into my yellow pad! Pokemon will have to wait.

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Cross-Eyed Traffic

It’s inevitable that two people looking at one issue will have two different views of the issue.

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Zombies

Is that fear really so different from homophobia itself? The idea being that if gayness is allowed to get too close—portrayed on television, for example—if you were to be exposed to it without a violent defense, it might turn you…

Are You There, Hernia? It’s Me, Margaret.

“Yeah, you’re way up there on the Owie Scale. I’m surprised you know about that. Did you attend medical school?”

The Mondegreens

What’s that old saying about how “you’ve don’t know what you’ve got til’ it’s gone…” It seems that just as Chico band The Mondegreens are getting some traction in the local music scene and gaining fans, they’re hitting the dusty trail

The Pageant Part II: The Son Also Rises

The Pageant has now been handed over to Roger’s son, Miles Montalbano. So, who is this guy, and what will it mean?

I’m Not the Only One

I got the best of what the VA had to offer and it nearly killed me. Because of the combination of medications that the VA prescribed, I attempted suicide six times.

No Casual Listening

Old Man Gloom’s Aaron Turner, on music making and bringing the heavy to our town

Event Calendar – Week of March 2, 2015

Lost On Main: Mac Sabbath, This Glass House, Bogart The Monster. 9pm-1am, 21+, $10

No Prisons In This World

There is no one controlling you. There is no mass prison system of the mind; no sinister old white men holding dominion over the unsuspecting masses.

Supertime

There Came an Echo

The story is better than the vast majority of games I have played, the effort put into it sincere, and the utilization of voice recognition more innovative than most of the things I’ve seen in a year.

The Magic Jumpsuit

A jumpsuit might temporarily change the way you perceive yourself, but it can’t navigate you through the rabbit hole of insurance company bureaucracy.

Horoscopes – Week of March 2, 2015

You begin the week with a strong and positive vibration. You will find something about life worth celebrating. Your imagination and intuition are being activated.

Grossword Answer Key – 3/2/15

Get your disgusting answers here

How You Say… Wait, What?

It’s hard to pinpoint the single weirdest person I’ve ever met, but in the running is this girl named Zoey.

Thank You Baghdad

Air Force Colonel, Doctor Jon C. Bowersox entered my life one afternoon in 2005, while I was speed walking down the hallway of the Presidential palace. Jon is my wonderful loving husband now, but when I first met him, I found him rather annoying.