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Sustainable Artist: Giving Trash a New Life

Sustainable Artist: Giving Trash a New Life

By Lauren Gutierrez

April 17, 2017

The topic of sustainability usually conjures up issues of air quality, food and water but it even crosses over into things like business, education and art. The artistry of sustainability has three pillars to it: cultural, socioeconomic and environmental. It is the idea that art is a reflection of culture...

Man on a Mission: Keith Blanc Aims to Help Veterans Heal Through Yoga

Man on a Mission: Keith Blanc Aims to Help Veterans Heal Through Yoga

By Lauren Gutierrez

April 6, 2017

It may not be readily apparent but in the sea of students at the University of Utah there are roughly a thousand veterans among us, if not more, who have contributed to the country through military service in varying capacities. One of these veterans is graduate student Keith Blanc, who teaches veteran...

Engaging in the Art: ‘Sonder Immersive Theatre’ (review)

Engaging in the Art: ‘Sonder Immersive Theatre’ (review)

By Lauren Gutierrez

March 20, 2017

The "Sonder" immersive theatre experience blurs the lines between audience and actor in a dance party-themed alternate reality. Only about 50 guests are allowed into the venue each night. Each guest upon entering is prompted to explore the many rooms and props within and because it’s so autonomou...

Lightspark Media Summit Focused on Improving Entertainment Media

Lightspark Media Summit Focused on Improving Entertainment Media

By Lauren Gutierrez

March 8, 2017

Making its debut, the Lightspark Media Summit was hosted at the University of Utah's S.J. Quinney College of Law last Friday, March 3. The all-day event consisted of guest speakers and panels of professionals from all backgrounds in the film, TV and music industries. The Lightspark Foundation is a non-profit or...

Artist of the Week: Nick Vincent Gets Creative for Conservation

Artist of the Week: Nick Vincent Gets Creative for Conservation

February 27, 2017

With its vast selection of land attractions, Utah has something for every outdoor enthusiast. University of Utah’s student Nick Vincent, has taken to the red rock regions of the state to find inspiration, develop his creativity and to learn how to preserve the environment for future generations. Vincent...

Utah Symphony Provides a Jerry Herman Experience (review)

Utah Symphony Provides a Jerry Herman Experience (review)

February 15, 2017

In honor of acclaimed composer Jerry Herman, the Utah Symphony Orchestra performed “Jerry Herman: The Broadway Legacy Concert” at Abravanel Hall on Feb. 11. The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, a charitable organization, produces such shows in order to conserve a history of ...

Young the Giant Brings Up Immigration in Exciting Show (review)

Young the Giant Brings Up Immigration in Exciting Show (review)

February 8, 2017

A line of excited fans wrapped around the block in anticipation of the sold out Saturday, Feb. 4 show at The Complex. Young the Giant headlined the concert, performing songs from their new album “Home of the Strange” and featuring a theme on marginalization coupled with a modern American immigra...

Young the Giant: ‘Home of the Strange’ Tour

Young the Giant: ‘Home of the Strange’ Tour

February 3, 2017

The Los Angeles-based alternative rock band Young the Giant is now on tour, after just releasing their third studio album, "Home of the Strange."  This album is an anthem for anyone who struggles to find where they fit in, especially in this current political and social climate. "A modern American immi...

Enjoying the Sundance Film Festival’s 2017 Edition

Enjoying the Sundance Film Festival’s 2017 Edition

By Lauren Gutierrez

February 1, 2017

Industry professionals including actors, directors and reporters from around the world descended upon Park City, Utah these past two weeks to take part in the famous Sundance Film Festival. National and international filmmakers submit movies every year to the annual ten-day event which celebrates dramatic...

Taylor Mac Makes Audience Engage

Taylor Mac Makes Audience Engage

January 18, 2017

Martin Luther King Jr. Week began at Kingsbury Hall with Taylor Mac’s “A 24-Decade History of Popular Music: 1946-1976."  The show Saturday night was three hours of fun with several musicians, two backup singers and Mac belting out tunes. He had three costume changes in all, beginning with a Jackie...

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