Movies. I love them. Especially those that capture the "3 Es" (enlighten, educate AND entertain). It naturally follows that one of my favorite genres is the documentary. With a lifelong fascination of the movie making process, I am one of those people who always stays Continue Reading
Chico Food Project
It's that time of year, when we tend to be a bit more aware of (and giving toward) those less fortunate than ourselves. But what if we could easily make a difference year round? That was a question local Chicoan Wendy Smith asked herself one day, when she read a statistic Continue Reading
The Secret is out! There is a very cool new place to nosh and natter after work, and--lucky me--it is JUST UP THE ROAD from our W. M. Campbell Real Estate office! Wine Time made it to Henri Bourride's restaurant review column in today's Chico News & Review, where it Continue Reading
MonCA’s first “Pop-Up” Exhibit!
I had the pleasure of attending the opening night of MonCA's first "Pop-Up*" art exhibit on April 6th at 325 Broadway (one of those cool old brick storefronts that is just "so Chico"). If the works of art on exhibit (just a fraction of the collection) are Continue Reading
2012 Home, Garden & Leisure Show!
Rain or shine, the 2012 Home, Garden & Leisure Show is HAPPENING this weekend, March 17 & 18, at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds! Over 300 exhibitors, and 100% of the proceeds from this show benefit LOCAL causes. This is THE major fundraiser for Soroptimist Continue Reading
Arts for All
Last week a group of us attended the 2nd Annual Performing and Fine Arts Gala at the new CUSD Center for the Arts here in Chico. Wow, were we impressed (with both the new facility and the performances)! Located at the Pleasant Valley High School campus at 1475 East Continue Reading
Love Those Art Deco Towers!
Browsing through "Via" (AAA) magazine while waiting for my flat tire to be repaired this morning, I came across an article with photo about the new $470 million Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas. I couldn't help noticing the resemblance to Continue Reading
LAST STAND COMEDY GRAND OPENING!
John Ross is a funny guy who is serious about bringing live comedy to our little town of Chico. Talk about following your dream! John and his lovely family packed up their belongings and moved here from Sacramento last year in pursuit of a better lifestyle and to Continue Reading
Animal Art Sale Helps Furry Friends
Here's an idea for your holiday shopping that will help our furry friends AND support the arts in Chico: shop all this month (November) at the Chico Art Center Gift Shop, 450 Orange St. in Chico. "Pick of the Litter" is a fundraiser for the Art Center and the Butte Humane Continue Reading
While driving a client around Chico the other day, I was asked what my favorite things were about our little college town. Didn't take long for me to respond: "The people, the laid-back pace, and the PARK!" Now, anyone who has been in Chico for any length of time knows Continue Reading