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Music and Art Combine in New UMFA Exhibit ‘Sight & Sound’

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer May 1, 2021

  If you have ever looked at a painting and wondered what the painting would sound like, the "Sight & Sound" project, hosted by the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, might be able to tell you. The...

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‘Bloody Cabaret’ Redefines Music and Performance In Self-titled Debut

By Brianna Fuller, Arts Writer April 29, 2021

  On March 30, 2021 Bloody Cabaret made its self-titled debut, both as an original musical and film project. It was created by University of Utah School of Music alumnus and composer Kagan Breitenbach,...

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Do We Still Need Awards Shows?

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor April 25, 2021

  The season of awards shows typically takes place during the first few months of each year. During this time, there is usually a lot of buzz about who has been nominated, who has been snubbed...

Demi Lovato in her YouTube documentary series “Dancing With the Devil.” (Courtesy OBB Media)

Review: Demi Lovato’s ‘Dancing with the Devil… The Art of Starting Over’

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer April 21, 2021

  Demi Lovato has walked into 2021 and laid herself bare before the world to tell her truths. Her emotionally heavy YouTube documentary “Demi Lovato: Dancing with the Devil” directed by Michael...

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Opening Up the Oscars: ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ Celebrates 1920s Blues

By Cade Anderson, Arts Writer April 20, 2021

  Viola Davis and the late Chadwick Boseman shine beyond measure in George Wolfe’s film adaptation of the 1982 play by August Wilson. “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” released on Netflix on...

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‘Fearless (Taylor’s Version)’ Echoes Empowerment

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer April 15, 2021

  When Taylor Swift announced that she would begin re-recording her award-winning catalog of music, there was a lot of mixed emotions from fans and critics alike. The new recordings would allow...

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NFT’s Have the Potential to Revolutionize the Music Industry

By Brianna Fuller, Arts Writer April 10, 2021

  Cryptocurrencies have seen a rise in popularity in recent years — with Bitcoin and Ethereum becoming useful forms of currency in the business and entertainment industries. Non-fungible tokens...

The Mystery of Avril Lavigne's 'Girlfriend' and Foreign Language Remixes

The Mystery of Avril Lavigne’s ‘Girlfriend’ and Foreign Language Remixes

By Jacqueline Mumford, Managing Editor April 5, 2021

  In 2007, in a high point of fame for Canadian pop-punk star Avril Lavigne, “Girlfriend” debuted as the lead single for her third studio album. After plenty of radio play, a spot on Just...

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Lil Nas X’s ‘Montero (Call Me By Your Name)’ Tops Charts, Scares Conservatives

By Paige Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor April 3, 2021

  21-year-old pop icon Lil Nas X released “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” on March 26, 2021, to widespread critical acclaim. The music video for “Montero,” co-directed by Lil Nas X, is...

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Lana Del Rey’s ‘Chemtrails Over the Country Club’ Hovers in the Shadow of ‘NFR!’

By Jacqueline Mumford, Managing Editor March 29, 2021

  Lana Del Rey has exchanged her “Blue Jeans” for a “White Dress” in her ethereal — but inferior — seventh studio album “Chemtrails Over the Country Club.”  The Album Announcement  Produced...

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