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Pioneer Theatre Company on Friday, March 6, 2020. (Photo by Cassandra Palor | Daily Utah Chronicle)

The U Theatre Department Cancels ‘Songs For A New World’ Amid Diversity Concerns

By Brianna Fuller, Arts Writer March 28, 2021

  The University of Utah Theatre Department recently made an announcement that they would be canceling their final performance of the 2020-2021 season — a production of Jason Robert Brown’s...

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

A YouTuber for All LGBTQ+ Film Geeks: Rowan Ellis

By Cade Anderson, Arts Writer March 27, 2021

  From “36 TV characters who should have been gay” to “Liberation vs Assimilation in Queer Cinema,” the YouTube videos of Rowan Ellis are informative, fun and yes — very gay. Ellis...

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The Chronicle Playlist: Cut to the Springtime Feeling

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer March 26, 2021

  After the lull and quiet of winter frost, the first signs of spring always make me eager to blossom and explore. Color, growth, adventure, love and new beginnings are all things that seem possible...

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Answer In Progress’s Approach to Educational Content on YouTube

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer March 26, 2021

  With mid-terms over, I’ve reached the mid-semester slump that has me taking a good, long look in the mirror, asking myself, “Do I like learning? Am I even interested in this?” It’s when...

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2021 Oscar Nominations and Ceremony Changes Announced

By Paige Gardner , Arts Writer March 24, 2021

  Last year’s Academy Awards Ceremony was one of the last events left untouched by the COVID-19 pandemic. The past year has radically changed film production parameters and will undoubtedly make...

Netflix’s ‘Operation Varsity Blues’ is a Gripping Exposé

By Brianna Fuller, Arts Writer March 22, 2021

  When news of the college admissions scandal broke in February 2019, several prominent American universities and members of their staff were implicated in an expansive plot. Individuals and organizations...

Green World Thrift Market owner & director Chelcia Thomas (front center) is pictured with her team in front of the shop in West Valley City. (Courtesy Green World Thrift Market)

Salt Lake Thrift Shoppers, Check Out ‘Green World’ — Even During COVID

By Cade Anderson, Arts Writer March 22, 2021

  Ask any one of the hundreds of Teva-wearing Subaru drivers in Salt Lake County what their favorite thrift store is and you’ll hear a lot of Pib’s, Vantage, iconoCLAD, and maybe Savers or...

Salt Lake City Band Cinders’ Latest Release Will Give You Something to Dance About

By Paige Gardner , Arts Writer March 22, 2021

  Salt Lake City indie-pop trio Cinders first came onto the scene with the release of their single "Last Year's Winter" nearly six years ago, in 2015. Their latest song, "Growing Up,” is a perfect...

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Six Modern Rock Operas You Need to Hear

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

  In modern music and all of its genres and subgenres, there are few things as ambitious and challenging as writing and producing a rock opera. While not actually an opera to be sung and acted,...

At Play With the Collective: All My Relations Take on Collaborative Theatre Work

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer March 21, 2021

I was first introduced to the All My Relations Collective through a discussion they held for the University of Utah Department of Theatre last fall. Immediately, I was in awe at how such smart and creative...

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