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Arts Desk August Favorites

Arts Desk August Favorites

September 17, 2019

  Arts is a rather broad, all-encompassing term. Here at the Arts Desk, luckily, we've got a wide range of tastes and appreciation for every facet of art. With this piece, we kick off a monthly project where we share our favorite arts production or item, providing a bit of insight to everyone...

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

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, Broadway fans, choir devotees, dancers, poets, writers, hardcore concert-goers, film geeks and costume...

ASUU Kicks Off Dive-In Series

ASUU Kicks Off Dive-In Series

By Abigail Bowé

August 22, 2019

All a visitor needs to bring to the University of Utah's popular Dive-In events are a pair of swim trunks, an appetite and — better yet — a friend. The Campus Events Board of the Associated Students of the University of Utah (ASUU) joins with Campus Recreation Services (CRS) to host nights of ki...

We Double Dog Dare You to Watch these Awful Kids’ Movies

We Double Dog Dare You to Watch these Awful Kids’ Movies

By Abigail Bowé

July 10, 2019

  Many people can give thanks to filmmakers like Walt Disney, Hayao Miyazaki and Jim Henson for creating meaningful children's content and making childhoods more sunny, hopeful and inspired. Nonetheless, we've all seen bizarre cash grab kids' flicks. Some occasionally endure as cult classics...

Your uNID is as Good as a Movie Ticket: Streaming Free for Staff and Students

Your uNID is as Good as a Movie Ticket: Streaming Free for Staff and Students

By Abigail Bowé

June 30, 2019

  On top of housing, tuition and other expenses, many of us are also crunching the numbers for entertainment bills and streaming services — all of which can add up too quickly. We may occasionally have to decide between a subscription for Hulu or YouTube TV and saving up funds for family visi...

The Changing Face of Science Fiction

The Changing Face of Science Fiction

By Alison Myers

June 13, 2019

  Here’s the scenario — the civil rights movement is blazing across America, kids are being shipped in scads to fight a war that grows increasingly unethical every day and television has never been better. Every week, viewers escape from the dreary paranoia of the late ’60s with “Space:...

Queer Spectra Arts Festival Opens Door to Vital Conversation

Queer Spectra Arts Festival Opens Door to Vital Conversation

By Alison Myers

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 Dillbilly, said in answer to one question from her audience. “My intersectional identities matter...

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...

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...

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