The Daily Utah Chronicle

A Guide to the SLC Arts Scene

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor

August 11, 2020

  For students returning to the University of Utah campus or for individuals setting foot in Salt Lake City for the first time, it’s important to find places that make the city feel like home. The Salt Lake arts scene is bustling and thriving with energy, and this art scene can help you fin...

Anti-Facial Recognition Technology: How Makeup and Masks Can Protect Us

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By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

August 11, 2020

  If you, like me, have a smartphone that uses facial recognition to unlock, it’s likely that you’ve run into issues with the technology. Maybe your phone doesn’t recognize you when you are wearing a mask in public or if you’ve done a full face of makeup. Slight alterations to our physi...

Shopping Sustainably with the ‘Good on You’ App

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By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor

August 8, 2020

While this fall semester may feel different from most, I always associate the months of August and September with the back to school season. This time marked by returning to classes always feels like a great time for personal rebranding and shopping for a new wardrobe — or just adding a few key pi...

Social Media is Integral to the Black Lives Matter Movement

Protesters raise their signs in Salt Lake City, Utah on June 4, 2020. (Photo by Manasij Mukherjee | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Cade Anderson, Arts Writer

July 6, 2020

  From both the studies of Black historians and the anecdotes of older folks in my life, I’m hearing a common message: 2020 feels like the late 1960s. Although Black activists never stopped calling for change over the past five decades, the United States hasn’t experienced a nationwide pro...

Celebrating Pride Month With Film

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By Paige Lee, Arts Writer

June 14, 2020

  Pride month is a time to celebrate and increase visibility of the LGBTQ community. Members of the LGBTQ community have long faced terrible amounts of hate, discrimination and exclusion. Because of this, June is an important month to remember how far society has come in terms of love and acceptance....

DIY Projects Perfect for the Summer

DIY projects are a great way to fill up your extra time during the summer season. (Courtesy Pexels)

By Gabrielle Klinge, Arts Writer

June 7, 2020

  Summer is an exciting time for everyone as the warm weather draws us out of the house and into the welcoming sunshine. Sometimes this season is so thrilling that we don’t even know what to do first. Here are some simple and entertaining ideas that can keep you busy at home throughout the...

Pioneer Theatre Company Announces Shortened 2020-2021 Season

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By Paige Lee, Arts Writer

May 24, 2020

  COVID-19 has drastically changed the lives of everyone within the last few months. It has become the topic of conversation, as most news reports and online articles (including this one) make constant mention of the pandemic and how people are dealing with it. Now, in the fight to stay afloat...

Pop-Cultured: Why We Still Need Physical Art Museums

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By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor

May 21, 2020

  With each passing week in our new reality given the COVID-19 pandemic, I have found myself reflecting upon the habits and activities I miss the most. In these strange times many individuals, including myself, have sought escape in the art world. Music, movies and other creative forms can of...

Craft Lake City debuts new online workshops

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By Oakley Burt, Arts Editor

May 8, 2020

  As coronavirus hit the world, the arts scene around the globe changed rapidly. With in-person activities closing suddenly to keep the population safe, artists and art organizations around the globe were forced to pivot and find new ways to showcase art to the public. In Salt Lake City, nonp...

How local concert venues are staying afloat during the pandemic

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By Paige Lee, Arts Writer

May 4, 2020

  Salt Lake City is far from having a shortage of entertainment for music lovers. Venues like Kilby Court, Metro Music Hall and Urban Lounge have long been providing entertainment for those looking to enjoy music in a fun environment. Places like these have been hosting artists of all types —...

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