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Arts

Eva Merrill in the musical Nine at the University of Utah on April 24, 2022. (Photo by Langley Hayman | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

How and Why You Should Use Your Arts Pass

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer July 13, 2022

  I hope I’m not the person to break this news to you for the first time, but either way, buckle up. Here it comes — being a university student is bonkers expensive. Here we are, thrown into...

Disneys Lightyear and Queer Censorship in the Arts

Disney’s ‘Lightyear’ and Queer Censorship in the Arts

By Heather Hopkins July 10, 2022

  The first romantic kiss involving two women on television was aired in the U.S. in 1991 on the show "L.A. Law." In the 30-plus years following, we have seen a lot of progress for the LGBTQIA+...

(Photo by Helena Lopez via Pexels)

Queer Oasis: A Guide to Book Club Benefits

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer July 8, 2022

  If you’ve ever thought about starting a book club, you’re not alone. Whether you participate with friends, coworkers or through annual events, BookRiot estimates that about 5 million Americans...

The Belgian Waffle and Omelet Inn (Courtesy TripAdvisor)

Late Night Eateries: Breakfast for Dinner at 2 a.m.

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer July 1, 2022

  Seeking out late-night dining spots for a study session or to decompress with friends after a long summer day of routine is an important outlet to have. There is, thankfully, in my case, an unending...

Léa Seydoux and Kristen Stewart in Crimes of the Future(Courtesy Neon)

‘Crimes of the Future:’ David Cronenberg’s Alarming Return to Body Horror

By Megan Fisher, Arts Writer June 29, 2022

  In 1970, while still in the Honors English and Literature Program at the University of Toronto, David Cronenberg directed a 63-minute feature called “Crimes of the Future.” It’s a science...

The Memory Librarian: And Other Stories of Dirty Computer (Courtesy Harper Voyager)

‘The Memory Librarian: And Other Stories of Dirty Computer’ Opens The Next Chapter in Janelle Monáe’s Discography

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer June 25, 2022

  Janelle Monáe's “Dirty Computer” universe saw the artist and actor take control of a narrative that pushed the boundaries of what a concept album could truly be. “Dirty Computer” revolutionized...

Tom Cruise in Top Gun: Maverick (Courtesy Paramount Pictures)

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Sticks the Landing

By Megan Fisher, Arts Writer June 22, 2022

  After the 2022 Cannes Film Festival premiere of his new movie “Top Gun: Maverick,” Tom Cruise was asked by an interviewer if there was any chance that the movie could have gone straight to...

(Courtesy Superbloom Music Festival)

S&S and The National Parks Present Southern Utah Second Superbloom Music Festival

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer June 17, 2022

  Utah-born musicians The National Parks have teamed up with Sartain and Saunders to bring the second annual Superbloom Music Festival, with all of its fun-in-the-sun celebrations of life, to Hurricane,...

Men (Courtesy A24)

Alex Garland’s Folk Horror ‘Men’ Trips in the Woods

By Megan Fisher, Arts Writer June 15, 2022

  Within the opening moments of Alex Garland’s new film “Men,” the main character Harper Marlowe (Jessie Buckley) arrives at the pastoral English countryside cottage at which she will be...

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Arts Desk Picks: Top Six Songs For Your Summer Playlist

By Luke Jackson, Whit Fuller, and Alfonso Belloso June 10, 2022

  Summer is upon us and here at the arts desk we are looking to start you, our dear reader, off in the right direction for the best summer of your whole dang life. What better way to do this than...