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Chaos in Park City: Zack Matheson Writes From What He Knows

Chaos in Park City: Zack Matheson Writes From What He Knows

By Hannah Keating

November 30, 2019

Among the many artists that proudly call Utah their home, there is an incredibly common theme of how their work is drawn from their environment — and not just physically. Though Utah’s landscape inspires painters and photographers alike, something about the combination of growing tourist traps and...

Artist of the Week: Wendy Terrien

Artist of the Week: Wendy Terrien

By Oakley Burt

November 27, 2019

  Wendy Terrien didn’t always know she was going to be a writer or an author. Growing up, she enjoyed writing stories, but never thought to pursue it as a career. The stigma surrounding a less practical, artsy profession was present in Terrien’s life. Like many others, she had been told that ...

October Arts Desk Favorites

October Arts Desk Favorites

By Palak Jayswal, Christopher Payne, Ray Gill, Kate Button, Weston Wood, Alison Myers, Hannah Keating, Abigail Raasch, Arielle Gulley, and Oakley Burt

November 19, 2019

Palak Jayswal While summer is my seasonal time to read without the nagging feeling that I could be doing 30 other important tasks, fall and winter are my binge-watching seasons. It's far too easy to climb into bed and binge a couple of episodes instead of doing, well, anything else. "Law and Order:...

Meet Salt Lily Magazine

Meet Salt Lily Magazine

By Alison Myers

November 5, 2019

  Tucked away inside the cozy, rain-streaked Coffee Noir grows a bud that doesn’t wait for spring to blossom. Salt Lily Magazine, a pastel pop of floral pictures and prose, just went live online in the dead of fall. The new magazine began gaining momentum in August as a platform that could...

Discovering Zines at the Salt Lake City Library’s 11th Annual Alt Press Fest

Discovering Zines at the Salt Lake City Library’s 11th Annual Alt Press Fest

By Abigail Bowé

October 21, 2019

Even if you've never read a zine before, chances are you've at least heard the term. Informally, "zine" is something of an umbrella medium for poets, webcomic or underground comic writers, illustrators and storytellers to share their artistry through short-form independent or alternative publishing. In...

Bowé’s Favorite Halloween Reads

Bowé’s Favorite Halloween Reads

By Abigail Bowé

October 17, 2019

  Excited for Halloween? I sure am. Unfortunately, most people would probably find it unacceptably weird of me to don a costume, jump out from behind corners to surprise strangers and dance around the streets like a gremlin. For the time being, I've had to fend off my spooky instincts by reading...

Banned Books Week — Let’s Keep Our Shelves Controversial

Banned Books Week — Let’s Keep Our Shelves Controversial

By Christopher Payne

September 23, 2019

  Welcome to Banned Books Week across the country — a celebration and observation of literary censorship.  From Sept. 22 through Sept. 28, people all over our nation are speaking out against censorship and drawing attention to the ongoing controversy of banning books. The Marriott Library...

Jayswal’s Favorite Reads of Summer ’19

Jayswal’s Favorite Reads of Summer ’19

By Palak Jayswal

September 19, 2019

  While some New Year’s resolutions bite the dust before the first month of the year ends, a few of mine have managed to stay steadfast as 2019 winds into its last stretch. Among various mental and physical health resolutions, there were a few creative ones I wanted to tackle. One resolutio...

Salt Lake’s ‘Love Letters’ to the Aesthetics of Print and Typography

Salt Lake’s ‘Love Letters’ to the Aesthetics of Print and Typography

By Abigail Bowé

September 3, 2019

  If an art exhibit dedicated to fonts and letters sounds a little odd, rest assured that it is, but in the most whimsical way imaginable. "Love Letters," a temporary museum being held at the Gateway, invites audiences to immerse themselves into the form, function and nostalgia of the alphabet....

LGBTQ Activist’s Memoir ‘Mama’s Boy’ is Unique, but Inconsistent

LGBTQ Activist’s Memoir ‘Mama’s Boy’ is Unique, but Inconsistent

By Palak Jayswal

June 11, 2019

  To preface this review, I have to tell you that memoirs are a leap from my regular reading tastes. As someone who is consistently bored by nonfiction and a serial enthusiast of all things fiction, this book was already in need of something that could catch my eye. Nonetheless, I approached ...

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