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Anya Taylor-Joy as Furiosa in Warner Bros. Pictures’ action adventure “FURIOSA: A MAD MAX SAGA,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release.

Return to the Wasteland in ‘Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga’

By Graham Jones, Assistant Arts Editor May 22, 2024

  While the series has always had its fans, essentially defining the iconic “post-apocalyptic” look for popular media, the “Mad Max” franchise did not exit cult status until 2015's “Mad...

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Kilby Block Party Celebrates 25 Years of Music

By Laney Hansen, Arts Writer May 17, 2024

  The beloved venue Kilby Court has brought so much joy to music lovers and concert goers of all kinds across the state of Utah and beyond. As one of Utah’s biggest music festivals, last weekend...

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Star Wars Unlimited: The New Magic the Gathering?

By Ethan Blume, Arts Writer May 17, 2024

  Star Wars has garnered many, many tabletop game adaptations, from role playing games to skirmish games to heavy strategy board games to simple card games. Until recently though, there wasn’t...

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Chill Out With These Essential Summer Movies

By Graham Jones, Assistant Arts Editor May 16, 2024

  As summer rapidly approaches, so does the need for ice cream-stocked freezers, high-powered cooling fans and entertainment for those 95-degree days when you can’t bear to step outside. For...

Kendrick Lamar: Drakes Biggest Hater

Kendrick Lamar: Drake’s Biggest Hater

By Ethan Udy, News Writer May 15, 2024

  Renowned Pulitzer lyricist Kendrick Lamar's beef with Drake, a famous hip-hop artist, has exploded across the internet. Bystanders have taken to social media platforms such as Instagram and TikTok...

Owen Teague in Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes Courtesy of ©Disney

‘Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes’: A Patient Exploration of Legacy’s Shadow

By Isra Habib, Arts Writer May 14, 2024

  “Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes” graces the screen with striking visuals and solid performances. Directed by Wes Ball, the film presents a visually spectacular world where CGI and practical...

Ethan Blume, arts writer of the Daily Utah Chronicle, poses for a photo on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City on March 22, 2024. (Photo by Minh Vuong | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Blume: Of Course I Mentioned Silent Hill in This One, Too

By Ethan Blume, Arts Writer May 13, 2024

  I started writing for the Chronicle late in my college career, only giving myself around a year to write. Still, this last year has been absolutely phenomenal and the closest I’ve felt to the...

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Dua Lipa ‘Radical Optimism’ Proves She’s In a Mindset of Complete Positivity

By Mikaela Ponce, Arts Writer May 12, 2024

  On May 3, Dua Lipa released her third studio album “Radical Optimism.” Heavily inspired by disco and early 2000s pop, the electro-pop beats will have you caught up in the song before the...

An ikebana arrangement by Keiko Kubo. Photo by Josi Hinds (Daily Utah Chronicle).

UMFA Celebrates Japanese Traditions of Ikebana and Music

By Josi Hinds, News Editor May 10, 2024

  The Utah Museum of Fine Arts celebrated ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arrangement, during an event on May 2. UMFA hosted Kimi Hill to share the story of her grandmother, the issei ikebana...

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Met Gala 2024 Recap: ‘Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion’

By Jordan Thornblad, Arts Writer May 9, 2024

  Each year on the first Monday in May, fans all around the world eagerly await the “Superbowl of Fashion” to grace their screens. The Met Gala has become a wondrous exhibit of fashion and...