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Max Chernin as Buddy the Elf in Elf the Musical. (Courtesy BW Productions)

‘Elf the Musical’ at PTC Joyously Ushers in the Holiday Season

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer December 4, 2021

  The boundary between the Christmas season and the rest of the year becomes seemingly thinner and thinner as time goes on. I find myself making excuses to play Christmas music in October and,...

How The King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories cover art. (Courtesy Holly Black)

‘How The King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories’ is a Captivating Conclusion

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer December 3, 2021

  Holly Black's highly-anticipated conclusion to “The Folk of The Air” series was released on Nov. 24, 2020. “How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories” was anticipated by fans as...

A Climate Dystopia Displayed at the UMOCA with the weight of a cloud

A Climate Dystopia Displayed at the UMOCA with ‘the weight of a cloud’

By Drew Reynolds, Arts Writer December 3, 2021

  Walking into UMOCA’s Exit Gallery, one wouldn’t realize they are entering a sort of uncanny valley. The lush green landscapes and flowery imagery draws you in, but upon closer inspection,...

Good Morning Its Now Tomorrow album art. (Courtesy Matt Maltese)

Matt Maltese Loves and Laments With ‘Good Morning It’s Now Tomorrow’

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer December 3, 2021

  On Oct. 8, British indie musician Matt Maltese released his latest album "Good Morning It’s Now Tomorrow." This is Maltese’s third album and comes after his 2018 track “As The World Caves...

Midnight Mass promo poster (Courtesy Netflix)

‘Midnight Mass’ Redefines Horror with Strange Grace

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer November 27, 2021

  “The Haunting of Hill House” and “The Haunting of Bly Manor” director Mike Flanagan's latest series “Midnight Mass” premiered on Netflix Sept. 24. The seven-episode miniseries quickly...

ABBA (Björn Ulvaeus, Agnetha Fältskog, Anni-Frid Lyngstad and Benny Andersson) for the release of Voyage (Photo by Baillie Walsh)

ABBA’s Nostalgic Comeback ‘Voyage’ Brings the Magic from their Classics

By India Bown, Arts Writer November 25, 2021

  Beloved '70s band ABBA made a comeback and it didn’t disappoint. The wildly popular Swedish pop musicians broke our hearts when they split up in the '80s following the divorces of both couples,...

Bruno Mars amd Anderson .Paak as Silk Sonic performing Leave the Door Open at the 63rd Grammy Awards. (Courtesy Bruno Mars YouTube)

‘An Evening With Silk Sonic’ Expertly Blends ’70s Style with Today’s Music

By India Bown, Arts Writer November 25, 2021

  R&B/soul artists Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak blend their smooth voices, amazing range and catchy songwriting in their new album "An Evening with Silk Sonic." As Silk Sonic, the epic duo...

{En}compass promo. (Photo by Aubrie Holman)

‘{En}compass’ Showcases Student Innovation and Artistry in School of Dance

By Tervela Georgieva, Arts Writer November 23, 2021

  On Nov. 18, the University of Utah’s School of Dance premiered its ballet showcase “{En}compass.” The showcase featured student-created works by the Ballet Choreography III & Production...

Taylor Swift - All Too Well: The Short Film (Courtesy of Taylor Swifts YouTube)

Taylor Swift’s Short Film Directorial Debut ‘All Too Well’ Stuns Audiences

By Lee Kedem, Arts Writer November 22, 2021

  "Red (Taylor’s Version)" marks the second re-recorded album from pop sensation Taylor Swift. The singer made the decision with the release of "Fearless (Taylor's Version)" to go through and...

Cover art for Lights Prodigal Daughter (Courtesy of iamlights.com)

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 89: Lights

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer November 22, 2021

  Typically, the highly regarded and sought-after Daily Utah Chronicle "To Binge or Not to Binge" articles are reserved for television and streaming shows. In an effort to “stick it to the man,”...