Daily Utah Chronicle

Poetry Submission: Mountains for Thinkers by Michael Guynn

By Erin West

May 12, 2017

  MOUNTAINS FOR THINKERS Mountains for thinkers Appear as jagged teeth A wolf's salivating fangs But for you They are burial mounds Of murdered stone Trees for thinkers Take shape of green flames A bonfire of teeming life But for you They are solid husks Of molder...

Student Poetry Submission

Student Poetry Submission

By Erin West

May 2, 2017

Christine Kannapel: "Christine's creative work has been previously seen in The Canticle, Rubor, Peculiar, and most recently, in Weber State's: Metaphor. She is a senior in English and French, graduating this Spring. Not only does she love to write, but she is an aspiring yogi and travel enthusiast." “Camel...

A Whole Different Animal: Claire Taylor Draws Inspiration from Wildlife

A Whole Different Animal: Claire Taylor Draws Inspiration from Wildlife

By Erin West

April 19, 2017

Wildlife is the muse of many artists, but University of Utah graduate Claire Taylor seeks not only to create beautiful works of art, but to take the viewer with her on a journey to confront human perception of animal life. In her upcoming May exhibit at the downtown Alice Gallery, Taylor will share wo...

“Through Her Eyes” Gallery, “Through Her Words” Panel: Voices of Utah’s Female Journalists

“Through Her Eyes” Gallery, “Through Her Words” Panel: Voices of Utah’s Female Journalists

By Erin West

March 26, 2017

“Through Her Eyes” is a collaborative art exhibit celebrating Utah’s female photojournalists. It features shots from 20 photographers taken on assignment in Utah, accompanied by a text caption for each photo to elaborate on the story behind the photograph. The project has previously been showcased...

Arts & Entertainment Events Calendar Feb. 20 — 28

Arts & Entertainment Events Calendar Feb. 20 — 28

February 21, 2017

”THE BLACK PANTHERS: VANGUARD OF THE REVOLUTION” The College for Equity and Diversity will also air a film featuring the history of the Black Panther Party. According to the College for Equity and Diversity’s description of the film, “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution” is the...

Arts and Entertainment Events Calendar: Jan. 30 — Feb.5

January 29, 2017

GLOBALOCATION Art as a vehicle for social commentary and change is what the internationally recognized Globalocation exhibit is all about. The University of Utah’s Marriott Library will host the 20th anniversary of the Artnauts Artist Collective, which is comprised of work by artists from around the world, starting ...

Getting Involved with The Party

Getting Involved with The Party

January 18, 2017

If you have noticed a few more empty seats at your art event, you’re not alone. Nationwide attendance at arts performances, museums and events is experiencing a downward trend. According to a 2014 study conducted by the Association of Arts Museum Directors and Culture Track, attendance at arts ev...

Learning from SAC experiences: Artist of the Week Leah Hassett

Learning from SAC experiences: Artist of the Week Leah Hassett

January 17, 2017

Leah Hassett is a jack-of-all-trades. The U alumna is not only an actress but also a singer, dancer and organizational leader. During her time at the U, Hassett mastered balancing school, work and refining her skills as a performer. She performed with esteemed theater groups including Pioneer Theater,...

Artist of the Week: Facing growth in Utah’s art community

Artist of the Week: Facing growth in Utah’s art community

January 10, 2017

Salt Lake City is teeming with talented artists and entertainers. Each week The Daily Utah Chroncile sets out to highlight U alumni, past and present, currently involved in art to see what they’re up to now. This week will focus on Elizabeth Fine, one of three Honors College students who is dedica...

Artist of the Week: Matt Mascarenas, Redefining Music Production

Artist of the Week: Matt Mascarenas, Redefining Music Production

December 5, 2016

U student Matt Mascarenas strives to change the way music is made — by reintroducing the creative process when releasing music. In pursuit to keep his music alive creatively, the artist started a solo project. In 2015, he released Westing along with impromptu recordings and a handful of singles. His...

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