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Pop Cultured: The Future of Online Art

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor April 9, 2021

  As of April 5, 2021, the United States is administering an average of just over three million COVID-19 vaccines each day. With this influx in the vaccination campaign, many people have begun...

Green World Thrift Market owner & director Chelcia Thomas (front center) is pictured with her team in front of the shop in West Valley City. (Courtesy Green World Thrift Market)

Salt Lake Thrift Shoppers, Check Out ‘Green World’ — Even During COVID

By Cade Anderson, Arts Writer March 22, 2021

  Ask any one of the hundreds of Teva-wearing Subaru drivers in Salt Lake County what their favorite thrift store is and you’ll hear a lot of Pib’s, Vantage, iconoCLAD, and maybe Savers or...

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FanX Returns With New Guest Announcements

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer March 4, 2021

  The FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention has announced its first celebrity guests for its 2021 event, which is set to take place Sept. 16–18. The convention has successfully put on 12 events over...

Album cover for the soundtrack to Sia's controversial directorial debut,

Sia’s ‘Music’ A Painful Vanity Project, But Valuable Chance to Confront Ableism

By Cade Anderson, Arts Writer March 2, 2021

  Content warning: ableism. Several hyperlinks below redirect to upsetting content regarding the marginalization of neurodivergent individuals. It feels tiring to keep hearing and saying the...

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What Do We Mean by ‘Guilty Pleasures?’

By Jacqueline Mumford, Managing Editor February 20, 2021

  Early in the quarantine, I was invited to join a friend’s romance book club. This collective of readers is all women, well-read and passionate about a good love story.  Nearly weekly, we...

Federal military police occupying Portland, Oregon in July 2020. (Courtesy Nathan Howard, Getty Images)

The Podcast That Asks if Democracy Actually Exists in the U.S.

By Cade Anderson, Arts Writer December 6, 2020

  Democracy is the lifeblood of this country, born in that gory summer of 1776 when the Founding Fathers established the power of the people in a way that no other nation had before. Right? To...

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Pioneer Theatre Company’s ‘Holiday Scene Shoppe’ Brings Holiday Spirit to Salt Lake City

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer November 18, 2020

  It feels as though many people in our community are already in the holiday spirit. The first snow in Salt Lake City opened the floodgates to start playing classic Christmas songs, preparing gift...

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The Inexorable Link Between the Arts and Surviving a Pandemic

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor November 11, 2020

  As we enter into the winter months and the United States continues to set new records for the number of new COVID-19 cases in a day, it is easy to feel disheartened or depressed at the state...

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‘Borat Subsequent Moviefilm’ Shines a Light on the Danger of Satire

By Cade Anderson, Arts Writer November 7, 2020

  Jason Woliner’s sequel to the 2006 mockumentary “Borat” follows Kazakhstani journalist Borat (Sacha Baron Cohen) as he travels to the US with his daughter (Maria Bakalova), exploring women’s...

Pandemic Continues to Postpone Tentpole Films, Suppressing Revenues

By Cade Anderson, Arts Writer October 19, 2020

  When the COVID-19 pandemic first took hold of the U.S. back in early March, it made sense that theaters shut down and film projects come to a screeching halt. But few moviegoers had expected...

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