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The 2011-2012 Chico Performances Season is already underway and off to a great start!  September has a great line-up including notables like Willie Nelson and Herbie Hancock, and it will only get better!

Also, don't forget to check out our photo gallery for pictures of Garrison Keillor's Summer Love Tour and Willie K's Field Trip!

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Willie Nelson & Family 
Country Legend 

Thursday, September 8, 2011 

Laxson Auditorium

$75 Premium | $70 Adult & Senior | $50 Student/Child

 

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This performances is sponsored by Lundberg Family Farms. 


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Metales M5  

Swinging Mexican Brass 

Tuesday, September 13, 2011 

Laxson Auditorium 

$23 Premium | $18 Adult | $16 Senior | $12 Student/Child

 

  

MetalesThumb What do you get when you mix the shenanigans of the Blues Brothers with the musical seriousness of the Canadian Brass? Metales M5! Mexico's leading brass quintet rarely takes itself seriously, performing polished brass with fun, humor, and style. 007's theme song? Done! Classical, performed in baroque wigs? It's here. American Jazz and Argentinean Tango - yup, included. M5 promises an evening of entertainment and great brass music like you've never heard (or seen) before!


This performance received support from California Presenters, WESTAF (the Western States Arts Federation), and the National Endowment for the Arts.

 

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National Acrobats of the People's Republic of China  

Chico World Music Festival 

Friday, September 16, 2011 

Laxson Auditorium

$35 Premium | $30 Adult | $28 Senior | $23 Student/Child

 

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Continuing a 2,000-year-old tradition, this amazing young group of gymnasts, jugglers, and acrobats from the People's Republic of China bring audiences to their feet with their strength, control, and grace. Everything they do is artful, beautifully embellished with bright, colorful, imaginative costumes, creative choreography, and amazing talent. Direct from China's famous Acrobatic and Circus Arts Center.

    

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in part,  by the National Endowment for the Arts and Tong Fong Low. 


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Chico World Music Festival  

Saturday, Sept. 17 & Sunday, Sept. 18 

 

The 18th annual Chico World Music Festival is coming this month!

 

That weekend world musicians will bring an international sounds to the Chico State Campus for 2 full days of performances on 4 different stages!

 

This weekend long event is FREE and takes place at CSU, Chico- both inside and outside of Laxson Auditorium.

 

As a celebration of international music and culture, there will be youth performances, art classes for adults and kids, a science workshop, and vendors with international art and food.  

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Herbie Hancock 

Jazz Master 

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 

Laxson Auditorium

$45 Premium | $40 Adult | $38 Senior | $30 Student/Child

   

HancockThumb Herbie Hancock is a true icon of modern music and his influence on acoustic and electronic jazz, R&B, and modern rock is acknowledged worldwide. In addition to being a legendary pianist and composer, his illustrious career includes an Academy Award and 14 Grammy Awards, including 2008's Album of the Year. Hancock and his five-piece band will be highlighting their newest album The Imagine Project.


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Academy of St. Martin in the Fields  

Chamber Ensemble 

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 

Laxson Auditorium

$35 Premium | $30 Adult | $28 Senior | $23 Student/Child

 

AcademyThumb For more than 30 years this chamber ensemble has toured the world to rave reviews. Playing music full of purposeful drama, poetic grace, and impeccable sound they are considered to be one of the top chamber groups performing today. They will perform Brahms' Sextet in G-Major, Op 36; Shostakovich's Prelude and Scherzo for String Octet, Op. 11; and Mendelssohn's Octet for Strings in Eb-Major, Op. 20.  

 

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Sir Salman Rushdie  

President's Lecture Series  

Thursday, September 29, 2011 

Laxson Auditorium

$40 Premium | $35 Adult | $33 Senior | $25 Student/Child

 

RushdieThumb In his spellbinding lectures, Sir Salman Rushdie peaks of the major themes coursing through his writing, his life, and our world: freedom of expression, religion, pop culture, current events at home and abroad, and East-West relations. His novels include The Satanic Verses, The Moor's Last Sigh, The Ground Beneath Her Feet, and 2008's The Enchantress of FlorenceDuring his Laxson appearance, Rushdie will be speaking on Public Events, Private Lives: Literature and Politics in the Modern World. 

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This lecture is sponsored by The Office of the President and The Office of the Provost at CSU, Chico as part of the annual President's Lecture Series.

 

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Photo Gallery 

 
Check out the new 2011-2012 Photo Gallery for photos of Garrison Keillor's Summer Love Tour and Willie K's Field Trip!