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Kanani Pua Dancers Performing at the Salt Lake City DIY Festival. (Photo by Brooklyn Critchley | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Salt Lake City DIY Festival Highlights Pacific Islander Heritage Month

By Paige Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor August 17, 2021

  This past weekend, the Utah Fairgrounds hosted Craft Lake City's DIY Festival. With gracious sponsor support from Harmons, the festival spanned three days with, “over 250 local artisans, DIY...

Screenshot of Dev Patel in the trailer for

‘The Green Knight’ Will Cast a Spell and Take You on an Epic Quest

By Megan Fisher, Arts Writer August 14, 2021

  It’s Christmastime in Camelot, and King Arthur (a warm, paternalistic Sean Harris) and Queen Guinevere (Kate Dickie) have gathered the court together for a celebratory feast. The merry atmosphere...

The cast of

‘#SLACabaret’, a Hilarious Variety Show about Loving — But Not Always Liking — Living in Utah

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor August 11, 2021

  "#SLACabaret" is the newest installation in Salt Lake Acting Company's line-up of summer parody shows, taking the space of the company’s tradition of “Saturday’s Voyeur.” Playwrights...

(Courtesy Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival)

Fringe Fest: ‘Not Broken Monologues’ Explores the Complexities of Disability

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

  “The Not Broken Monologues” explores seen and unseen disabilities, giving voice to the ways that joy, grief, heartache and transformation connect to the social narratives of “disability”...

Lexie Thomsen and Allison Billmeyer in rehearsals for

Fringe Fest: Despite Festival Cancelation ‘The Well Spoken’ is Powerful

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor August 9, 2021

  Many theatre companies have experienced transition over the past year and a half, not only in the losses felt during the COVID-19 pandemic, but in addressing concerns of diversity and inclusion...

Memoir ‘Crying in H Mart’ Soon to Have Audiences Crying in Theaters

By Avery Greig, Arts Writer August 9, 2021

  Michelle Zauner, better known as shoegaze-pop artist Japanese Breakfast, made a leap from songwriting to publishing with the release of her personal memoir "Crying in H Mart." What started as...

Jessica Graham and Connor Nelis Johnson in

Fringe Fest: ‘Ronald and Edith’ Bares a Whimsical Heart In Its Story of Artistic Inspiration

By Megan Fisher, Arts Writer August 3, 2021

  "The Lord of the Rings" and “The Hobbit” were not writer J.R.R. Tolkien’s only journeys into the fictional Middle-earth — he wrote many other stories set in this world that were compiled...

Fem Dance Company Dancers performing

Fringe Fest: Salt Lake City’s Fem Dance Company Debuts ‘Home Bass’

By Paige Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor August 3, 2021

  Director of Fem Dance Company, Alicia Ross, debuted “home bass” at this year’s Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival, held at the Gateway Mall in Salt Lake City. Ross is a University of Utah...

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Mat Kearney Brings New Album ‘January Flower’ to Red Butte Gardens

By Paige Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor August 1, 2021

  Multi-platinum singer, songwriter and producer Mat Kearney is headed to Red Butte Gardens for a concert this week showcasing his latest album release, "January Flower." The album was initially...