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The Stem Player connected to a MacBook Air. (Photo by Alfonso Belloso | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

The ‘Stem Player’: Kanye West’s Tech Debut

By Alfonso Belloso, Arts Writer March 29, 2022

  On Feb. 22, Ye, the artist formerly known as Kanye West, held a listening party at LoanDepot Park in Miami for the release of his new album "Donda 2."  The 22-time Grammy award winner made the...

Dodie performs at the Royal Oak Theatre in Detroit. (Photo by Tess Crowley | The Michigan Daily)

Dodie Rocks at the Union with Opener Lizzy McAlpine

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor March 20, 2022

  On the North American leg of her "Build A Problem" tour, musical artist Dodie headlined at the Union Event Center on March 14, with rising, yet prolific, singer-songwriter Lizzy McAlpine opening...

Dorian Electra (Courtesy of their Instagram @DorianElectra)

Dorian Electra Forms the Best Bits of Internet Culture Into a Stunning Concert

By Lucas Welk, Arts Writer February 24, 2022

  Dorian Electra makes music for people that grew up spending way too much time on the internet. They are a mouthful to describe, but Electra is a terminally-online, androgynous pop star that lives...

Neil Young vs. Spotify vs. Joe Rogan. (Courtesy Deadline)

Criticism Heats Up in the Fallout of Rogan vs Young vs Spotify

By Nicoline West, Arts Writer February 21, 2022

  Neil Young ordered that his work be removed from Spotify in an open letter on Jan. 24. The issue: the company's allegiance to top podcaster Joe Rogan. Rogan has been scrutinized for advocating...

Greg Larsen (R) Corrine Adair (L) in One For The Pot (Photo courtesy of Hale Centre Theatre, photographed by Leavitt Photography)

Hale Centre Theatre’s ‘One For The Pot’ Will Have You Doubled Over in Laughter

By Evan K. Beesley, Arts Writer February 17, 2022

  "One For The Pot" written by authors Ray Cooney and Tony Hilton first ran on London's West End in 1961 for an astounding 1,200 performances to rave reviews. With an astounding provenance like...

Sinead OConnor in the Sundance premiere of Nothing Compares. (Courtesy Sundance Institute)

Sundance: ‘Nothing Compares’ Misses the Mark

By Paige Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor January 27, 2022

  Director Kathryn Ferguson’s debut Sundance feature documentary "Nothing Compares" is a vulnerable and intimate picture of pop star Sinead O’Connor’s rise to fame and the controversial...

(Photo by Dmitriy Protsenko | Courtesy Flickr)

The Show Must Go On: Entertainment Careers Through COVID

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer January 27, 2022

  It’s hard to believe that we are coming up on two years since COVID-19 disrupted our lives. In case you haven’t noticed, things have been a little bit different since then. Even...

2022 Sundance Film Festival (Courtesy Sundance Institute)

Sundance 2022 is in Full Swing, and Fully Online

By Paige Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor January 21, 2022

  Sundance 2022 is here, and for the second consecutive year it’s completely online. Though this wasn’t always the plan, Festival Director Tabitha Jackson is confident it’s the best option...

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...

Beach House (Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

Beach House Begins Incremented Release for Anticipated Album ‘Once Twice Melody’

By Avery Greig, Arts Editor December 15, 2021

  Beach House is back, baby! Get ready for the micro-dosed, four-chapter release of Beach House’s eighth studio album "Once Twice Melody." Dream-Pop Sovereign Returns Fans of the Baltimore-based...