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Daft Punk Concert in 2007 at Dusseldorf. (Photo by Andreas H. | Courtesy Flickr)

Legendary EDM Duo Daft Punk Split After 28 Ground-Breaking Years

By Paige Gardner , Arts Writer March 6, 2021

  Famed electronic music duo Daft Punk announced their retirement in a video at the end of last month. After 28 years of revolutionizing the electronic dance music scene, their curtain has closed. Formation You...

The 78th Golden Globe Awards. (Courtesy Hollywood Foreign Press Association)

2021 Golden Globes Should’ve Just Been an Email

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer March 5, 2021

  The 78th Golden Globes took place Sunday, Feb. 28 and boy oh boy were they rough. Even hosting veterans Amy Poehler and Tina Fey seemed to be uninterested and even embarrassed by the ceremony....

‘The Little Things:’ A Satisfying Crime Thriller Worth Watching

By Oakley Burt, Arts Editor March 5, 2021

  The true-crime genre and its fictional counterpart — a genre full of gory, violent deaths, missing people and haunted detectives trying to piece events together — have become entertainment...

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FanX Returns With New Guest Announcements

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer March 4, 2021

  The FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention has announced its first celebrity guests for its 2021 event, which is set to take place Sept. 16–18. The convention has successfully put on 12 events over...

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Playboi Carti Gets Experimental with Punk-rap Record ‘Whole Lotta Red’

By Parker Dunn, Assistant Arts Editor March 4, 2021

  It’s been over a month now since rapper Playboi Carti dropped his long-awaited second studio album “Whole Lotta Red.” Released on Christmas Day of 2020, “WLR” shows Carti embracing...

2012 Sundance Institute | Photo by Jonathan Hickerson.

Wrapping up the 2021 Sundance Film Festival

By , Kate Button, Cade Anderson, and Paige Anderson March 2, 2021

  The 2021 Sundance Film Festival was unprecedented, to say the least. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic forced the festival programming to transition to an online format instead of the traditional...

Album cover for the soundtrack to Sia's controversial directorial debut,

Sia’s ‘Music’ A Painful Vanity Project, But Valuable Chance to Confront Ableism

By Cade Anderson, Arts Writer March 2, 2021

  Content warning: ableism. Several hyperlinks below redirect to upsetting content regarding the marginalization of neurodivergent individuals. It feels tiring to keep hearing and saying the...

Frances McDormand and Director/Writer Chloé Zhao on the set of NOMADLAND (Photo by Joshua James Richards | Courtesy 20th Century Studios)

‘Nomadland:’ A Glimpse Into the Life of the American Nomad

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer March 1, 2021

  The United States Gypsum plant in Empire, Nevada was active for 88 years before closing its doors in January 2011, leaving a majority of the residents jobless and needing to relocate. Chloé...

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TikTok’s Impact on the Music World

By Brianna Fuller, Arts Writer March 1, 2021

  Video-sharing platform TikTok allows users to post their video creations — comedy skits, outfit collages, challenges and more — called "TikToks" for millions of other users to see. A large...

Lamont Joseph White and his painting 'Squad' (Courtesy Lamont Joseph White)

Lamont Joseph White’s ‘Skiing in Color’ Challenges Lack of Diversity in Skiing

By Paige Gardner, Arts Writer February 28, 2021

  The paintings in the phenomenal series "Skiing in Color," by artist Lamont Joseph White, were first exhibited in Park City at the end of last year. The critically acclaimed paintings are divided...

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