The Daily Utah Chronicle

Take 5

October 8, 2008

1. "People would never know it but I am a HUGE Destiny's Child fan. I can't get enough of that and other R&B hit sensations such as Boyz II Men, Color Me Badd, etc. Also in that same vein, I am a Manowar fan. Both of these extreme musical tastes (and by extreme I mean musical polarity) get ample air p...

The Word

By By Trevor Hale, Red Pulse Editor

October 8, 2008

By Trevor Hale, Red Pulse EditorStarf*****Oct. 9, 7 p.m.$7Kilby Court (738 Kilby Ct.)With a name like Starf*****, you'd think these Portland rockers would be an aggressive, leather jacket wearing, mowhawk clad punk rock band. Or at the very least, a terrible nu metal band in the veins of Hinder, singing...

Lyrical Vengeance

By By Christie Franke, Red Pulse Writer

October 8, 2008

By Christie Franke, Red Pulse WriterIt's opera season, guys! Once again, it's time for that grandiose, often melodramatic art form that has delighted audiences for centuries. This season is a good one for the Utah Opera8212;it's got four fantastic productions selected for our enjoyment. The games begi...

The Drop

By By Trevor Hale, Kyle Stegerwald

October 8, 2008

By Trevor Hale, Kyle StegerwaldLL Cool JExit 13Exit 13 is LL's 13th album for Def Jam in 23 years, which is a biblically long time in hip-hop. He's definitely aged. This isn't "Mama Said Knock You Out" LL looking to make money and a name for himself, this is a complacent, even bored LL sitting on top o...

Body of Lies’ explores new battlefields of war

By By John Fitzgerald, Red Pulse Writer

October 8, 2008

By John Fitzgerald, Red Pulse Writer"Body of Lies" director Ridley Scott has been one of the most important directors of the last twenty-five years. From "Alien" and "Blade Runner" to "Gladiator," "Black Hawk Down" and "American Gangster," Scott has an amazing knack for engaging his audience. His la...

Civics, art collide at Gallivan

By By Chase Straight, Red Pulse Writer

October 1, 2008

By Chase Straight, Red Pulse WriterWhile the election battle rages on, the spirit of Sen. Barack Obama's campaign has found its way to the reddest state in the union. On Oct. 5, artists and musicians will come together at the Gallivan Center for the Utah United art and music festival. In a time of confusion and disorder, the festival hopes to inform festival-goers of issu...

Making history out of rubble

By By Makena Walsh, Red Pulse Writer

October 1, 2008

By Makena Walsh, Red Pulse WriterBy now, you should all be familiar with Project 337 and the symbolic significance this carries for local art and culture. If you were unable to make it to the exhibition before it was demolished, don't despair8212;entrepreneurial filmmakers Alex Haworth and Davey Davis have...

The Drop

By By Kyle Stegerwald, Asst. Red Pulse Editor

October 1, 2008

By Kyle Stegerwald, Asst. Red Pulse EditorT.I.Paper TrailWell that's it. T.I.'s up for a year in jail after being busted for packing three (!) unregistered machine guns. It's illegal for an ex-con to even have a peashooter. The man doesn't fool around. T.I. spends a track apologizing for his antics and acknowledging his guilt,...

The Word

By By Trevor Hale, Red Pulse Editor

October 1, 2008

By Trevor Hale, Red Pulse EditorCold War KidsOct. 2, 7 p.m.$18In The Venue (549 W. 200 South)California's Cold War Kids attracted the attention of just about every blogger in the country after the release of their first EP and subsequent tours in 2005. Their fame continued to climb and by the time they...

No hope of salvation for Maher’s latest film

By By John Fitzgerald, Red Pulse Writer

October 1, 2008

By John Fitzgerald, Red Pulse WriterThe last time I checked, taking the audience's level of intelligence for granted is the big faux pas in movie making. This is especially true when people are paying good money to see a film. If you agree with the previous statements, then Bill Maher and Larry Charles...

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