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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

Dance

Alexandra Barbier - photo cred: Dat Nguyen

Alexandra Barbier Sets Out to Queer the Art of Performance

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer October 3, 2019

  The University of Utah's modern dance program has limited slots for graduate students who are looking to work hard to hopefully become professionals, gain more experience and be challenged in...

Save Time and Money While Visiting More Arts Events through the Utah Cultural Alliance

Save Time and Money While Visiting More Arts Events through the Utah Cultural Alliance

By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer September 10, 2019

  Most of the college students I know love the arts across a broad range of outlets and interests, ranging from professional interests to hobbies. Among them are vinyl collectors, photographers,...

New Deal Swing. (Photo by Lex Anderson, Courtesy of Jeff Whiteley)

Excellence in the Community Brings Social Dancing Back to Utah

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer August 1, 2019

  Throughout history, social dancing has been an integral part of many communities. During times of struggle and hardship, people would join together with good music and dance it out. We now live...

Queer Spectra Arts Festival Opens Door to Vital Conversation

Queer Spectra Arts Festival Opens Door to Vital Conversation

By Alison Myers, Arts Writer June 11, 2019

  A panel of artists lines up, standing and sitting, against a white backdrop. The unusual suspects. “You can’t be what you can’t see,” Rhonda Kinard, a member of the Americana folk band...

Summer Arts Events Calendar

Summer Arts Events Calendar

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites May 11, 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...

Classical Indian Dance in Salt Lake City

Classical Indian Dance in Salt Lake City

By Madge Slack April 25, 2019

  The tradition of Indian dance goes back as far as the people's rich cultural history. It is deeply interwoven with Hinduism and is beautiful for its precision and comprehensive storytelling....

(Courtesy of Nora Lang)

A Scholar and an Artist: The Difficulty of Studying Fine Arts in the Honors College

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer April 22, 2019

  “About 30% of honors students complete the Honors Bachelor Degree, the highest degree an undergraduate can earn at the University of Utah,” said Dean of the Honors College, Sylvia Torti....

(Courtesy of Complexions Contemporary Ballet)

Putting Their Best Foot Forward: Complexions Contemporary Ballet

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer April 22, 2019

  Complexions Contemporary Ballet Company “blends methods, styles and cultures from across the globe, and the result is a continually evolving form of dance that reflects the movement of our...

courtesy Joshua Black.

‘Silent Dancer’ Portrays Complete Collaboration

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer April 14, 2019

  Through an interwoven evening of dancing, movement and pure theatre, Salt Lake Acting Company waltzed through the world premiere of “Silent Dancer,” a new work by Kathleen Cahill. It is the...

Principal Artists Beckanne Sisk and Chase OConnell. (Photo by Beau Pears | Courtesy of Ballet West)

You’re Not Too Unsophisticated for Ballet West’s Production of “Onegin”

By Alison Myers, Arts Writer April 8, 2019

  For those of you who have challenged your friend to a duel, married a prince or at the very least experienced unrequited love, “Onegin” is the show for you. Ballet West presents this celebrated...