b'Back by popular demand, Chico Community Ballets newly envisioned and Chico uniqueA Very Chico Nutcrackerreturns to the stage. Based on the traditional Nutcracker ballet and infused with rich Chico history, journey back in time to the magical night before Christmas at the home of Dr. Oscar Stansburys family, where their daughter Angeline receives a mysterious gift that sparks a wondrous adventure. As the colossal Christmas tree shoots skyward and a battle erupts between the Nutcracker and the Mouse King, the ballet magically transports Angeline and the audience to an enchanted land where special surprises await all! A holiday treat for the whole family, this performance is co-sponsored by Friends of Chico Community Ballet and Chico Performances and supported by the Stansbury Home Preservation Association.Chico Community BalletA Very Chico NutcrackerFriday, December 1 | 7 p.m. Saturday, December 2 | 1 p.m. & 6 p.m.Laxson AuditoriumSunday, December 3 | 1 p.m. TICKETS: $17$30 | CHICO STATE STUDENT: $15Storm Large: musician, actor, playwright, author,Toronto, and BBC Symphonies; the New York Pops; awesome. She shot to national prominence inand the Louisville Orchestra. Storm made her 2006 as a finalist on the CBS show Rock Star:debut as guest vocalist with the band Pink Martini Supernova, and built a fan base that follows herin April 2011, continues to perform around the world to this day. She was seen on thewith the band nationally 2021 season of Americas Got Talent. and internationally, and is Recent engagements include performing her featured on their album one-woman autobiographical musical memoirGet Happy. Storm has Crazy Enough at La Jolla Music Society andalso sung with k.d. Portland Center Stage; and debuts with thelang, Kirill Gerstein, Philly Pops, members of the Chicago SymphonyJohn Doe, Rufus Orchestra, and the Seattle Symphony; as well asWainwright, and return engagements with the Houston, Detroit,George Clinton.Storm LargeWednesday, December 6 7:30 p.m.Laxson AuditoriumTICKETS: $48 CHICO STATE STUDENT: $15TICKETS|530-898-6333|ChicoStateTickets.com|ChicoPerformances.com|7'