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Art from the Attic: Leonard Cohen

Art from the Attic: Leonard Cohen

November 29, 2016

On Nov. 7, 2016, the world lost a lyrical legend. Leonard Cohen produced 20+ musical albums, published five collections of original poetry, wrote an army of well-received singles and had a profound influence on the lives of countless fans and colleagues. Each one of us has undeniably been influenced...

Art from the Attic: Celebrating Peter Frampton

Art from the Attic: Celebrating Peter Frampton

November 23, 2016

Who is the most underrated musician of all time? It’s a difficult question to consider. There are countless artists who have been overshadowed by sub-par pop acts, but if you ask me, my immediate response will undeniably be Peter Kenneth Frampton. Frampton was well known for his stints with Humble...

Art from the Attic: Queen Brings Out the Funk

Art from the Attic: Queen Brings Out the Funk

November 18, 2016

In 1981, David Bowie together with Freddie Mercury from Queen, climbed to the top of the United Kingdom charts together, with their collaboration single, “Under Pressure,” the track widely recognized by this generation as “the one that sounds like ‘Ice, Ice Baby.’” Despite the unfortunate...

Jazz Repertory Ensemble Amazes

Jazz Repertory Ensemble Amazes

November 17, 2016

The University of Utah School of Music had a concert featuring the Jazz Repertory Ensemble on Tuesday night, featuring music education students, non-majors and faculty. Directed by Kris Johnson, the concert was phenomenal. "C Jam Blues" by the illustrious Duke Ellington came first, featuring a soulful...

Art from the Attic: David Bowie

Art from the Attic: David Bowie

November 14, 2016

Dear David Bowie, Over the years, you have encouraged so many of us. You validated bisexuality when you came out and openly performed as someone who claimed a bisexual identity. As the poster child of Glam Rock, you made all of us — bisexual or otherwise ­— feel a bit more comfortable in our own...

Art from the Attic: The Best of Bob Dylan

Art from the Attic: The Best of Bob Dylan

November 8, 2016

As we’ve all seen in recent news, this year His Greatness Bob Dylan was nominated for the Nobel Literature Prize, on the premise that he “[has] created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition,” according to the 2016 Nobel Prize press release. Dylan finally acknowledged...

Art from the Attic: Get Up, Stand Up for Your Right to Vote

Art from the Attic: Get Up, Stand Up for Your Right to Vote

November 1, 2016

People say that history repeats itself, and many of us would agree. One of the best ways to see that phrase in is through music. The recordings of Bob Marley are a great example of the phenomenon. “I shot the sheriff, but I swear it was self defense. I shot the sheriff, but they say it is a capital of...

Eccles Theater: A Truly Grand Opening

Eccles Theater: A Truly Grand Opening

October 26, 2016

The audience at the newly constructed George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater was full and glittering on the evening of Friday, Oct. 21. Inside the theater, beautiful star-lights twinkled above the house. The great red curtain stood along the stage, waiting to reveal the incredible performances stored...

Art From the Attic: “Alexander’s Ragtime Band”

Art From the Attic: “Alexander’s Ragtime Band”

October 3, 2016

The year 1911 gave life to the first Homecoming weekend in college history. That same year, Irving Berlin’s first international chart-topper, “Alexander’s Ragtime Band.” Irving Berlin is considered one of the greatest composers and lyricists of all time, responsible for masterpieces such as “Go...

Art From the Attic: The Wall by Pink Floyd

Art From the Attic: The Wall by Pink Floyd

By Megan Hulse

September 16, 2016

If there were to be a compiled list of “the best anti-authority albums in history,” The Wall by Pink Floyd would undeniably be at the very top of it. “Another Brick in the Wall” has been featured in teen angst scenes of cinema essentially since 1979, when the album was released. "Side Three" T...

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