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Utah Ballet Summer Intensive Offers Dynamic Training

Utah Ballet Summer Intensive Offers Dynamic Training

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

June 21, 2019

  The Utah Ballet Summer Intensive (UBSI) is currently in session and thriving. With new additions to the program, such as an alternative track for modern dancers, the intensive is a dynamic one, but it still maintains its core values and prestige. This year, over 106 students are participating ...

The New York Times’ ‘The Weekly:’ A Supplement to Your Journalistic Meal

The New York Times’ ‘The Weekly:’ A Supplement to Your Journalistic Meal

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

June 9, 2019

  1,550 journalists from 160 different countries work for The New York Times, according to their website. Now over 30 of these journalists are stepping out of their comfort zones and onto the screens for the first season of “The Weekly.” The show, in partnership with streaming partners ...

‘Aladdin’ Remake Makes Key Improvements While Reinforcing Negative Stereotypes

‘Aladdin’ Remake Makes Key Improvements While Reinforcing Negative Stereotypes

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

May 26, 2019

  Warning: this review contains spoilers. “Aladdin” was surprisingly less-cringe worthy than I expected it to be. Disney’s 2019 string of live-action remakes, beginning with “Dumbo” last March and ending with “The Lion King” this July, seems like just another attempt to bring i...

Find and Feed Your Inner Artist

Find and Feed Your Inner Artist

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

May 25, 2019

  Summer is the best time to fill your life with the arts. If you've been pushing off your goals of becoming a more artistically-driven and self-aware human, you now have several months to achieve them. It's the perfect season to create habits that you can carry into the school year. You may...

Reminisce with Movies this Summer

Reminisce with Movies this Summer

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

May 19, 2019

  The best movies are ones which spark memories from the past. Remakes and sequels of childhood favorites, a story about a celebrity who was popular before you were even born, the finale of a decade-long project and throwbacks to the good old middle school and high school days all have one t...

A Word of Advice from the Arts Desk

A Word of Advice from the Arts Desk

By Palak Jayswal, Abigail Raasch, Hannah Keating, Christopher Payne, Alison Myers, Yixin Song, Ray Gill, and Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

May 15, 2019

  Being a freshman is terrifying, to say the least. As you embark on your college journey, the writers of the Arts Desk want to pass along some words of wisdom — from reflections on our personal degrees to general advice, we wish you the best of luck. Palak Jayswal - Communication (B.A.) ...

Summer Arts Events Calendar

Summer Arts Events Calendar

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

May 12, 2019

  Now that summer is here, we have much more free time to enjoy events all around Utah. Music, art, theater and more — summer is the perfect time to celebrate art. This calendar highlights some of the many arts events happening around the valley. Grease May 10-25 | Pioneer Theatre Comp...

The Chronicle Playlist: Singing into Summertime

The Chronicle Playlist: Singing into Summertime

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

May 3, 2019

  https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4MDKNmpLKcUg4FetOQlKuk?si=NAbZndxBRWeCV-YuVQCwBQ As the semester comes to an end, it’s time to shed the stress and remember what it feels like to stay up late and not have to worry about projects, papers and exams. The days are getting longer and hotter a...

The U’s Musical Theatre Program Goes Wild with Wildhorn

The U’s Musical Theatre Program Goes Wild with Wildhorn

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

April 21, 2019

  For one weekend only, the University of Utah Musical Theatre Program seniors presented “A Dangerous Game: An Evening of Frank Wildhorn.” This production features a compilation of songs from 11 of Frank Wildhorn’s musicals. Laurie Langdon choreographed and directed the performance. L...

Common Ground: Finding Support in Secular Groups

Common Ground: Finding Support in Secular Groups

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

April 11, 2019

  There is a stigma surrounding The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the University of Utah and in the surrounding areas. Your membership in the church, or lack thereof, often serves as a baseline for judgment. Although, when non-members and ex-members seclude themselves, they elimin...

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