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A display at the UMOCA in Salt Lake City on June 9, 2021. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

UMOCA’s New Exhibitions Are an Abstract Artistic Revolution

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer June 10, 2021

  The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art celebrated the opening of three new exhibitions on Friday, June 4. The exhibitions were Jorge Rojas’ “Corn Mandala: Flower of Life,” Annelise Duque’s...

Gibson SG guitar against an amplifier. (Courtesy Eric Openshaw)

Music Movie Round-Up: Films You Don’t Want to Miss

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer June 9, 2021

  In his book "High Fidelity," author Nick Hornby wrote, “What came first, the music or the misery?” as his hopelessly romantic protagonist, record store owner Rob, revisited his failed relationships...

Bo Burnham in Bo Burnham: Inside. (Courtesy Netflix)

Bo Burnham’s ‘Inside’ Isn’t Just a Comedy Special

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer June 7, 2021

  Bo Burnham has always presented an interesting dichotomy of feelings about his successful comedy career. When asked what his advice would be to someone wanting to follow in his footsteps he said,...

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Van Gogh Immersive Art Exhibit to Come to Salt Lake in the Fall

By India Bown, Arts Writer June 7, 2021

  A new 3D art exhibit coming to Salt Lake this fall displays Vincent van Gogh’s work in a totally new way. It's an elevated experience that is taking people deeper into the famous Dutch artist’s...

The Entrance to the Utah Pride Story Garden. (Photo by Paige Gardner | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Pride in Review: The Story Garden

By Paige Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor June 7, 2021

  This year’s Pride looked a little different from years past. In the place of what would normally be the Pride festival, the Utah Pride Center decided to switch gears and promote LGBTQ+ history...

The cast of Friends during their reunion special on HBO Max. (Courtesy YouTube)

‘Friends: The Reunion’ Full of Nostalgia and Surprise

By Makena Reynolds, Arts Writer June 2, 2021

  “Friends” was the series that changed the blueprint of sitcoms forever. While it garnered a cult following during its years on air, its resurgence in popularity, due in part to streaming...

Half the World Away book cover. (Design by Lily Wilson | Courtesy Rebecca Banks)

‘Half the World Away’ is an Atmospheric Debut Romance Novel

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer June 2, 2021

  As an avid bookworm, I pride myself on reading from a variety of perspectives and genres. When I was given the chance to read and review Rebecca Banks' debut novel “Half the World Away” —...

Dreamscapes Rainbow wall. (Photo by Luke Jackson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Dream With Your Eyes Open at New ‘Dreamscapes’ Location

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer May 31, 2021

  "Dreamscapes," a popular immersive art experience, reopened its doors in a bigger location this February. Still located in The Gateway in downtown Salt Lake City, this new location expands and...

Murray Matravers and the members of Easy Life pose for Lifes a Beach. (Courtesy UMG)

Easy Life’s Frontman Murray Matravers on Debut Album ‘Life’s a Beach’

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor May 31, 2021

  “Life’s a Beach” is the newest album release from Universal Music Group's Island Records, which hit streaming services on May 28 as the debut of UK-based indie band Easy Life. In a recent...

A pride flag hangs from a house in Salt Lake City, Utah on Sept. 21, 2020. This design of the pride flag includes Black, Brown and trans pride. (Photo by Gwen Christopherson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

The Utah Pride Center Presents 2021 Pride Week Events

By Paige Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor May 30, 2021

  Continuing with tradition after cancellations last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Salt Lake City will celebrate Pride Week beginning Tuesday, June 1. The week-long festivities will be unlike...