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2024 Movies to Keep on Your Radar

By Josi Hinds, Arts Writer January 16, 2024

  A new year means a new onslaught of movies. Here’s a guide to some of the anticipated movie releases in 2024.  Comedy  "Deadpool 3" Ryan Reynolds returns as Deadpool in this third movie...

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The 2024 Golden Globes: Great Speeches, Bad Jokes

By Graham Jones, Arts Writer, News For U Producer January 9, 2024

  While the Golden Globes have always played second fiddle to the Academy Awards, they have often set the precedent for awards season, foreshadowing the winners of future shows. Even with the Hollywood...

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Mrs. Backer’s Bakery: Time to go Inside

By Ethan Blume, Arts Writer January 4, 2024

  Growing up near the avenues, I would pass by Mrs. Backer’s often. It always seemed larger than life, and I doubt I am the only person who feels that way. It gave off a similar vibe to the British...

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A Look at Cafe on First’s Community Board

By Josi Hinds, Arts Writer December 30, 2023

  Cafe on First is a coffee roaster and cafe located in the Lower Avenues. Inside you’ll probably see groups of friends chatting or studying together, people from the neighborhood running in...

Students from the Utah Ballet Department perform in a dress rehearsal in the Marriott Center for Dance on campus on Nov. 4, 2015. (Photo via the Daily Utah Chronicle Archive)

A Natural Pairing: Sexuality and the Arts

By Grier Abercrombie, Arts Writer December 27, 2023

  The University of Utah has a strong arts presence on campus with several performing arts centers and widely-known arts departments. One such department is the School of Dance, with its renowned...

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Is It A Christmas Film?

By Graham Jones, Arts Writer, News For U Producer December 24, 2023

  It’s once again the time of year to crack open the vault of Christmas movies and celebrate the holidays around the TV. Of course, this always comes with conflict, as some films that feature...

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Letting Women Be Women in Entertainment

By Haley Freeman, Arts Writer December 22, 2023

  The arts haven’t always been equal. Gender roles that began with familial standards of men working and women raising children kept women from performing onstage until the 18th century. The...

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Cozy Book Recommendations for Sweater Weather

By Grier Abercrombie, Arts Writer December 19, 2023

  Sweater weather is upon us. Now is the perfect time to get away from the cold Utah weather by escaping into the expansive worlds of fiction. Several genres come to mind when imagining fall...

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We Need to Talk About Porn

By Luke Jackson December 19, 2023

  Porn is a heavy and, honestly, culturally ugly term. There’s a lot of baggage and wincing at the sheer mention of it. As much as some of us (in the state of Utah) like to pretend that it doesn’t...

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‘The Boy and the Heron’: Another Studio Ghibli Classic

By Ethan Blume, Arts Writer December 18, 2023

  Hayao Miyazaki’s latest film, “The Boy and the Heron” is filled with many traditional Studio-Ghiblisms, including a young kid discovering a fantastical world, 1940s Japan, cute creatures,...

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