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To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 77: ‘Hollywood’

(Graphic by Hannah Allred | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

May 29, 2020

  This article contains mild spoilers for “Hollywood.”   “Hollywood” is a new Netflix miniseries following a group of actors, directors, writers and producers in the post-war Golden Age of Hollywood. Through the production of the next big thing in Hollywood, the show expose...

Parker Theatre to Reopen with ‘The Corona Conundrum’

(Parker Theatre reopening with “The Corona Conundrum” | courtesy Paul Peterson)

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

May 16, 2020

  COVID-19 has majorly impacted theaters across the country, causing many to postpone their seasons and close their doors. Even the ‘Great White Way’ has gone dark. Due to the cases in New York City, the Broadway League extended the shutdown of NYC theaters until at least September 6th. But in a time of crisis, the connection that live theater provides is growing more important. “We need human i...

April Arts Desk Favorites

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April 22, 2020

  Palak Jayswal They say old habits die hard. But I say there's a sense of comfort found in nostalgia. It's the same one I associate with the "Harry Potter" book and film series. As a child, I was one of those kids who didn't go anywhere without a book. More often than not, it was one of the "H...

The UMFA Adapts: Current Transitions and New Features

Robert Smithton's Spiral Jetty turns 50 years old this month. (Courtesy Utah Museum of Contemporary Art | © Holt/Smithson Foundation and Dia Art Foundation)

April 16, 2020

  It has been an unsteady several weeks for the arts with Salt Lake County experiencing a stay-at-home order, the closing of non-essential businesses and one of the largest earthquakes we’ve seen in many years. However, the Utah Museum for Fine Arts has recognized the importance of providing the...

March Arts Desk Favorites

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By Palak Jayswal, Christopher Payne, Kate Button, Oakley Burt, Hannah Keating, Cade Anderson, Parker Dunn, and Paige Lee

April 15, 2020

  Palak Jayswal Being stuck inside is not bad when you have good music to listen to. Niall Horan's sophomore album,  "Heartbreak Weather," may have dropped at a horrible time — but it's kept me sane. A step away from his solo debut album "Flicker" the 14-track album is a pop dream. More than...

‘New Perspectives’ on Art’s Role in Stopping Disinformation

Constant Dullaart at the Crypto Design Awards in 2016 (Courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

April 12, 2020

  Art is not just a form of entertainment or a way to escape, it is a weapon that can shape our opinions on politics, cultures and society itself. The media we view informs our perspective and, as new technologies develop, our attention is being controlled in more ways than one. Especially in a ...

UMFA Exhibition Highlights Stories of Female Activists During Milestone Anniversaries

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

April 12, 2020

  This article was originally published in print on March 30. For more up-to-date information on how to view this exhibition, visit   Utah may not be the first state in the nation that comes to your mind when you think of women’s leadership, but a new exhibition at the...

End-Times Entertainment For Quarantine Consumption


By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

April 6, 2020

  Self-isolation has allowed me time to occupy my favorite spot on the couch and catch up with shows I have been meaning to indulge in. The downside is that I’ve had to face the list of shows I have absolutely no interest in watching but were recommended to me by well-meaning friends. Instea...

Plan-B Theatre Presents ‘The Audacity’ To Online Audience

(Courtesy Plan-B Theatre)

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

March 29, 2020

  Plan-B Theatre has gone where very few theaters can during Salt Lake City’s recent stay-at-home directive — their show did indeed go on. With only six rehearsals with six feet of distance at all times, not to mention two building closures, they are still presenting “The Audacity” b...

Ogden’s Kambere Family Surprised with Makeover Dream Home

Ogden, Utah. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

March 17, 2020

  There’s a reason that "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" is airing its 10th season on a new network after its cancellation. You can’t help but fall in love with the stories it shines a light on, often following a deserving family and a community banding together to give them incredibly special...

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