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Cast members perform Liminal. (Photo courtesy of Liminal creators)

Meeting in the Middle: The Creators of ‘Liminal’ Discuss Collaboration on the Theatrical Thriller

By Makena Reynolds, Arts Writer May 3, 2022

  As a part of the Department of Theatre’s 2021-22 season, “Liminal” premiered in Studio 115 from Feb. 24-27. With a new script written by Troy Deutsch, an alumni of the Actor Training Program...

(Portrait of Hasse Borup via the University of Utahs faculty page)

‘Artivism for Earth’ Continues the Conversation on Climate Change

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor May 2, 2022

  In the year since Artivism for Earth’s initial launch, and six months since highlighting their work for the Chronicle’s Environmental Issue, Co-founders Hasse Borup and Elisbaet Curbelo found...

Me at Multnomah Falls in Oregon (Courtesy Lucas Welk)

Welk: My Only Regret at The U is Not Joining Student Media Earlier

By Lucas Welk, Arts Writer April 30, 2022

  My entire college career I believed that the less responsibility I had, the better. Joining clubs or internships could take away time for studying and inadvertently hurt my grades. If you have...

Poster for Utah Poetry Festival (Courtesy Utah Poetry Festival)

April Showers Bring Utah’s Annual Poetry Festival for National Poetry Month

By Avery Greig, Arts Writer April 10, 2022

  Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, but April is National Poetry Month and brings with it the annual Utah Poetry Festival in its vast, creative glory. A Hybrid Celebration Funded...

The Nature of Color (Courtesy Avery Greig)

The NHMU Explores the World Full Spectrum With New Exhibit ‘The Nature Of Color’

By Avery Greig, Arts Writer March 31, 2022

  The Natural History Museum of Utah welcomes its newest and most vibrant exhibition to its galleries — The Nature of Color. The exhibit, organized by the American Museum of Natural History...

Ken Sanders Rare Books bookstore is pictured on 200 E in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. (Rachel Rydalch | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Ken Sanders: Rare Book Collector, Public Icon and Book Thief-Catcher Extraordinaire

By Avery Greig, Arts Writer March 24, 2022

Somewhere nestled in the downtown area of Salt Lake City, perched shy off of 300 South, lies an internal fantasy world born from the mind of book collector Ken Sanders. Rows of shelves stacked with over...

(Graphic by Storey McDonald | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Instagram’s Infographics Have Changed Political Engagement, for Better or Worse

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor February 28, 2022

  In the past year, Instagram Stories has become one of the most popular places to spread information rapidly, succinctly and aesthetically, likely due to intuitive design and utility in social...

(Courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

Queer Tragedy: ‘Happy Never Afters’ in Film Media

By Avery Greig, Arts Writer February 26, 2022

  Although queer representation in film media has been on the rise in recent years, one truth appears to remain static: queer people can not catch a break. From untimely deaths and so-close-yet-so-far...

Winter Farmers Market: The Gateway

Winter Farmers Market: The Gateway

By India Bown, Arts Writer January 23, 2022

In the heart of Salt Lake City, the downtown area is home to some amazing shopping, entertainment and food that will give you a taste of what the city has to offer.  The Gateway is a prime example...

Members of the Arts Desk

Starting a New Year: The Arts Desk on Their Past Favorites and Pieces To Look Forward To

  Here on the Arts Desk of the Chronicle, we talk about art. A lot. While 2020 shut down many creative productions as COVID-19 and its subsequent stops, restrictions and shutdowns rose, 2021 brought...