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Emeraldrose Hadik and Ova Saopeng in Masters of the Currents (Courtesy TeAda Productions)

TeAda Productions Brings Micronesian Culture Center Stage with ‘Masters of the Currents’

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor November 20, 2021

  Los Angeles-based non-profit theatre company TeAda Productions brought their show "Masters of the Currents" to UtahPresents Nov. 19 and 20, presented in partnership with the University of Utah’s...

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Art and Recycling: How Local Art Institutions Make Do and Reuse

By Avery Greig, Arts Writer November 4, 2021

  Climate change is a looming issue that has been at the forefront of environmental discussion for many decades now. Sustainably efforts are ever-expanding and the dialogue around how...

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Environmentalism as Entertainment: Does It Get Us Anywhere?

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer October 25, 2021

  I, like many middle-class Americans, have an odd obsession with watching shows where rich, famous people stay in fancy places and eat fancy food that I could never afford. I don’t think...

University of Utah campus. (Photo by Paige Gardner | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Design and Mental Health – How Buildings on Campus can Help Students Thrive

By Paige Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor October 2, 2021

  While it may be one of the only things Winston Churchill has said or done that I can agree with, I think this sentiment still rings true more than half a century later. Interior...

Art Therapy: Talking Mental Health with the Us Professionals

Art Therapy: Talking Mental Health with the U’s Professionals

By Hannah Keating and Tervela Georgieva September 29, 2021

  The return to in-person classes this fall semester poses the question of how to safely and effectively transition back into public spaces, and cope with the accompanying stress of doing...

The Resurgence of Bimbo Culture Empowers Hyperfemininity

The Resurgence of Bimbo Culture Empowers Hyperfemininity

By Avery Greig, Arts Writer September 28, 2021

  Don your Juicy Couture tracksuits and butterfly clips: bimbo culture is back and better than ever before. What is a Bimbo? Bimbo culture, or bimbofication, exemplifies the character type of...

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Mental Illness in Media is Not a Trend

By Makena Reynolds, Arts Writer September 28, 2021

  The emotional and mental effects of being individuals forced into isolation by a global pandemic, a seemingly doomed environmental climate, and a government divided in half regarding...

Local art at Treefort in Boise, Idaho, 2021. (Photo by Paige Gardner | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Treefort Music Festival Rocks On with Strict Pandemic Guidelines

By Paige Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor September 24, 2021

  After more than a year of waiting, Treefort Music Festival is finally back on in Boise, Idaho. With firm pandemic restrictions as hospitals in Idaho become increasingly overwhelmed due to rising...

(Graphic by Cyan Larson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

A Year in Review and a Look at What’s Next for Arts at the U

By Paige Gardner and Hannah Keating September 5, 2021

  The University of Utah’s College of Fine Arts departments have had a year unlike any other. The COVID-19 pandemic challenged students in arts departments at the U to pursue traditionally in-person...

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TikTok Trend of ‘The Female Gaze’ Highlights Gender Freedom and Expression

By Avery Greig, Arts Writer September 4, 2021

  Let’s set the scene: you are arriving home from a monotonous workday. You throw down your belongings and flop wearily onto your couch. Recognizing how an outside viewer may perceive your disheveled...