Amy Andrews Invites Your Heart to Come to Life

Congratulations to Amy Andrews, winner of “Best in Show” for the 2010 North Valley Art League Juried Photography Show. The 19th Annual show attracted 237 photographs, from 68 artists living in southern Oregon and northern California. To encourage younger participants,… Continue Reading


Bad Look for Chico Music Scene

Just when you think Chico’s pretty hip musically, they go and dump a big basket of disrespect over an artist like Shelby Lynne last weekend. Lynne may have busted through in mainstream country-pop, but she evolved into a totally cool… Continue Reading


Artist Vivian Nestel Teaches Us To See

An aptitude test in junior high school suggested that Vivan Nestel should follow a career path to professional artist. Art, however, wasn’t what her parents had in mind, so they guided young Vivian into more practical pursuits like shorthand, bookkeeping… Continue Reading