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What’s hot in Chico

Casting net wider, especially for you folks who live closer to Chico or don’t mind the drive, here are some events that are taking place at Laxson Auditorium on the university campus.

Sunday, March 11, is Ives (string) Quartet, which will perform the Haydn- Quartet in F minor, Opus 20, No. 5; Ives-Quartet No. 1; and Mendelssohn – Quartet in E-flat Major, Opus 12. Tickets are $15 adults, $13 seniors and $10 students/children. Concert begins at 2 p.m.

Friday and Saturday, March 16 and 17, is “Keeping Dance Alive!,” a North State collaboration of local and guest artists featuring an upbeat, energetic showcase of dance styles ranging from traditional and classical ballet to hip-hop, tap, modern and ethnic dance. This 16th annual concert features live music, colorful costumes, innovative lighting and exciting choreography. It begins Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $16 for adults, $14 for seniors and $12 for students/children.

Sunday, March 25, is “Romeo and Juliet,” a Shakespeare favorite. This performance is by the Aquila Theatre Company, which has won international acclaim for its bold, intelligent, and stylish productions of Shakespeare and has performed at the White House and in New York, Los Angeles, and Washington D.C. Tickets are $23 premium, $18 adult, $16 senior and $14 student/child.

Tickets to these events may be purchased at the university box office, 898-6333. Call the Chico Performances’ Marketing Office at 898-6785 for more information, including getting on a notification list for future performances.

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